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International Institute on Peace Education 2010, July 11 – 17, 2010, Cartagena, Columbia

The International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) 2010: “Learning to Read the World from Multiple Perspectives: Peace Education toward Diversity & Inclusion” will take place in Colombia from July 11-17, 2010.  The Institute is being co-organized by the National Peace Academy (home of the IIPE secretariat) and Fundación Escuelas de Paz in partnership with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and ...

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Virtual Town Hall Conference Call on Peace Building July 24

In ways we have never seen before, the momentum in support of the practical but powerful work of peacebuilding is beginning to shift in promising directions. This Summer, the Peace Aliance is asking us to take a stand in partnership with them in spreading the message that indeed, peace is possible, by hosting a House Party (or BBQ or picnic) ...

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National Peace Conference to bring the troops home now, July 23-25, Albany

National Conference to Bring the Troops Home Now! July 23–25, 2010, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Albany, New York. In these troubled times, Washington’s wars and occupations rage, resulting in an ever increasing number of dead and wounded and the destruction of countries posing no threat to the U.S. Trillions are spent on seemingly endless conflicts in pursuit of profits and global ...

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Visiting Hue, Vietnam, a New Haven Sister City, 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, New Haven Public Library

Hue, the former capital of Vietnam and often called its cultural center, is a coastal city located on the beautiful Perfume River. It is also one of New Haven’s seven Sister Cities, a relationship that was established in 1994 and celebrated with a visit from the Mayor of Hue the following year.   This June, Barbara Lamb, New Haven’s Director of Cultural Affairs ...

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Connecticut Center for Nonviolence Summer Institute, July 6

July 2010 – Connecticut Center for Nonviolence Summer Institute At the University of Hartford presents: Kingian Non-Violence Introduction and Certification Training, including an introduction to Kingian Non-violence July 6-9; and a Level I Certification in Kingian Nonviolence July 6 – 23. See flyer for full details: Kingian Summer 2010 LOCATION: University of Hartford, Butterworth Hall, 1265 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT ...

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Veterans For Peace 25th Annual Convention, Aug. 26-29, Portland, ME

Mark your calendars now for the 2010 Convention, which will celebrate VFP’s 25th anniversary and look ahead to the unfinished work of promoting peace and progressive politics in a time of global war and economic retrenchment. The meeting will be held from August 25-29 and, fittingly, in Maine, the birthplace of Veterans For Peace in 1985. Portland, Maine, a vibrant, ...

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Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive, Aug. 1-7, Wilmington, Ohio

The Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI) is a one-week learning program for people who wish to create significant, meaningful and sustainable change in their communities. WHY ATTEND? Your summer is valuable – so is giving back to your community and contributing to positive change across the country. Spend a week this summer learning practical knowledge and skills and developing essential competencies ...

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Why are we in Afghanistan? Call DeLauro. Free movie screening and discussion at 6 p.m. June 14

Call Rosa DeLauro to co-sponsor H.R. 5015, the McGovern-Feingold bill to get the troops out of Afghanistan. Phone New Haven Office: (203) 562-3718 House, Senate: (800) 828-0498. Few videos match “Why Are We In Afghanistan” for demonstrating the fundamental reasons the U.S. and its NATO allies have deposited over a hundred thousand highly-trained military troops to scour Afghanistan for a ...

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2010 Living Constitution Lecture June 14

The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law presents: The Third Annual Living Constitution Lecture with Senator Tom Harkin Filibuster Reform: Curbing Abuse to Prevent Minority Tyranny in the Senate Introduced by Richard Revesz, Dean, NYU School of Law Monday, June 14, 2010 6:00-6:30pm: Reception featuring the unique food and wines of Iowa 6:30-7:30pm: Lecture Greenberg ...

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