OPEN SEMINAR HOSTED BY THE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ICELAND
FRIDAY OCTOBER 10 IN LÖGBERG 101 FROM 12:00 TO 13:30
The Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland is currently a part of a Nordic project on peace in the region. The Nordic countries have not fought wars with one another for the last 200 years, but questions remain on how to promote a culture of peace and maintain peaceful relations. This seminar addresses practical questions related to these issues.
Opening remarks: Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir, Adjunct Lecturer at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Iceland
Core questions for helping others to resolve a conflict
Ida Persson, Mediation Officer, The Aland Islands Mediation Office
Critical pedagogy: A potential tool to promote justice and peace
Sue Gollifer, EdD student, Faculty of Education at the University of Iceland
Promoting “better world skills” in our societies
Barbara Sivertsen, former Director of the Norwegian Peace Council
“Bepeace” and “A Safe Place”: Promoting peaceful communications in Costa Rica and Ireland
Birger Norup, one of the founders of the Peace Alliance of Denmark
Moderator: Susann Simolin, Information Officer, The Åland Islands Peace Institute
The seminar will take place in English and is open to all.
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