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Please join the National Peace Academy for a free teleconference dialogue with Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury, former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the United Nations and former Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Nations.   


Ambassador_ChowdhuryAmbassador Chowdhury will share with teleconference participants the vision of the Human Right to Peace that has been developed in consultation with civil society as well as introduce the goals of the effort to introduce and adopt the Santiago Declaration on the Human Right to Peace at the United Nations.  At the conclusion of his talk, Ambassador Chowdhury will invite questions and dialogue with call participants. 


This conversation is the inaugural talk in the National Peace Academy's newest program: Peacebuilder Teleconference Dialogues

 Peacebuilder Teleconference Dialogue with: 
Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury

"The Human Right to Peace"

April 19, 2011 * 7:00 - 8:30pm
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Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury: The Human Right to Peace
Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury: The Human Right to Peace

  Free advanced registration required. Click here to register. 
(A dial in number and access code will be provided upon completion of registration)

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Dates: April 30-May 1; May 7-8

Location:   Berkeley, CA


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This course will give participants a grounding in principled nonviolence, which Gandhi called "the greatest power mankind has been endowed with."  Students will be exposed to an inspiring vision of this power and its many applications, and familiarize themselves with its logic, history, and potential future.   



(A pilot course for the National Peacebuilding Peacelearning Certificate Program)

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Dates:  June 8-July 1

Location:  Charlotte, VT


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This course will offer in-depth instruction in the practice of BePeace and will provide an opportunity for participants to understand the scientific and social background necessary to become fluent in the practice of BePeace.  The course format includes lectures, discussion, and small group work.   




(A pilot course for the National Peacebuilding Peacelearning Certificate Program)

Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI)

Dates:  July 17-23

Location: Burlington, VT


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PPI is a one-week learning program for people who wish to create significant, meaningful and sustainable change.  PPI participants will be aided in the preparation of a peacebuilding project proposal to take back to their communities.   


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