International Conference on Nonviolence

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Konferanse om ikke-vold

lørdag 21. september 2013, kl. 10:00

Sal: Amalie Skram

Arrangør: Kvekerhjelp

Inngang: Gratis

Kvekerhjelp og Norges Fredsråd inviterer til seminar, lørdag 21. september kl. 10 – kl. 16 for å markere Kvekerhjelps 50 årsjubileum og FNs internasjonale fredsdag. Flere internasjonale foredragsholdere er invitert til å snakke om deres engasjement og erfaringer med ikkevold fra henholdsvis Rwanda, Kenya, Palestina, Israel og Norge.

PROGRAM:
10.00 Welcome
10.05 From self-help to change agents Lessons learned from 50 years of Quaker Service Norway. Resource persons: Egil Hovdenak a.o. Facilitator: Kristin Eskeland
11.15 Civil society as a political change agent Introductions by Hind Khoury (to be confirmed) and Andrea Sjøvoll, and plenary responses.
12.00 Lunch
12.45 Breaking the cycles of violence Experiences from the grassroots. Resource persons: Ruth Hiller (Israel), Hezron Masitsa (Kenya) Facilitator: Øystein Rakkenes
14.15 Coffee
14.30 Reconciliation and justice – hand in hand? Resource persons: Hind Khoury (Palestine), Cecile Nyiramana (Rwanda), Lars Gule (Norway) Facilitator: Hedda Bryn Langemyr
15.50 Wrap-up

GIL HOVDENAK led Quaker Service Norway’s pioneer development project in Algeria, started in 1963.
HIND KHOURY Palestinian economist and former Minister of Jerusalem Affairs in the Palestinian National Authority.
ANDREA SJØVOLL Leader of PRESS, the youth movement of Save the Children Norway
HEZRON MASITSA Program Coordinator at Change Agents for Peace International (CAPI) in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and DR Congo
RUTH HILLER Co-founder of New Profile, a feminist movement to demilitarize Israeli society
CECILE NYIRAMANA Longstanding co-worker at Friends Peace House in Kigali, Rwanda
LARS GULE Norwegian philosopher, social commentator and post doctor research fellow.

The conference is free of charge. Register at khjelp@kveker.org

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Konferansen er gratis. Påmelding sendes til khjelp@kveker.org.