An absorbing discussion took place this week in Sussex with distinguished colleagues around the scope and potential of ethical education and ethical relationships in our schools. The participants and contributors of the seminar are distinguished scholars in the field of education, philosophy, social sciences and dialogue.
Intercultural dialogue at the Global UNAOC Forum in Baku, 2017. On “advancing intercultural dialogue: new avenues for human security, peace and sustainable development”
3rd Spirit of Humanity Forum, ‘Caring for a World in Transition’. Building a Foundation for a Loving and Peaceful world. Reykjavik, Iceland.
The Spirit of Humanity Forum is a global network of organizations, communities and individuals committed to help bring about change in governance and decision-making, based on core human values. The Forum creates a safe space for deeper encounter, exploration and dialogue among leaders and change-makers to discover new ways to move forwards.
On the contribution of Spiritual Communities towards Individual Transformation.
Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations held in Baku, Azerbaijan on 25-27 April 2016.
Consider the nature of peace and how to apply this understanding in determining the structures, systems and institutional cultures required to bring about a common political vision of peace internationally and globally.
How should the institutions concerning investment be re-conceived for an ecologically sound economy that is based on human well-being.
Memory. Trauma. Peacebuilding. What are the effective approaches to enable individuals and groups to break away from the hold of traumatic memories? .. What kind of structural processes must be in place in order to engage in healing of memories .. How can individuals have healthier conceptions of their group identities that do not involve making potential enemies of the other.
Healing, Forgiveness, Reconciliation. These concepts are often used interchangeably in discussions, for example about post-conflict peacebuilding. The distinctions between the terms is not clear by nuance, how they relate to each-other, and how such relationships are played out in the dynamic of interventions towards peace.
The Conference explored the innovative psycho-social approaches to addressing the deeper roots of violence. The goal was to establish constructive relations between the people and communities in present-day Lebanon.