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Upcoming Asia Institute Seminar: “Approaches to the Resolution of Conflict The Role of the Global Civil Society in Constructing a Peaceful Community” November 2, 2012

 

GCS and Asia Institute

International Peace Seminar to Commemorate

The 31st Anniversary of the UN International Day of Peace

 

Friday, November 2

10 AM – 12 PM

 

Topic:

“Approaches to the Resolution of Conflict

The Role of the Global Civil Society in Constructing a Peaceful Community”

 

The world faces a remarkable number of conflicts today that call for a global effort to bring about long-term resolution.  GCS (Global Common Society) and the Asia Institute have undertaken a concerted effort to identify effective strategies for engaging a variety of stakeholders through work with NGOs and educational institutions to lay the foundations for long-term engagement.  In commemoration of the 31st Anniversary of the UN International Day of Peace, GCS and the Asia Institute will hold a seminar to discuss how the global civil society create the precedents for a global culture that promotes peace.

Introductory remarks: Mr. Charles Cho, Executive Director of GCS

Moderator: Mr. Charles Cho, Executive Director of GCS

Speaker:

Emanuel Pastreich

Director of the Asia Institute

“The Problem with Islands: Strategies for addressing the Sengak-Diaoyu Islands Issue through Education and NGO cooperation”

Speaker:

Baeksoon Lee

Director-General

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

“Korea’s role in promoting peace”

Speaker:

Lakhvinder Singh, Ph.D.

President of the Indo-Korea Policy Forum

“India’s innovations in encouraging peace and conflict resolution”

Date: Friday, November 2

 

Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

 

Location:

 

The Asia Institute and GCS International Headquarters

GCS International Building

115-3 Gwonnong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

02 741 2274