Sustainability through Overcoming Violence


Pasos Peace Museum and the International Institute on Peace Education invite you to a symposium on the themes of CSW 2016:

Sustainability through Overcoming Violence:
Restoring Earth; Respecting Women

Saturday, March 19, 2016 –  11AM – 4PM
Fordham Law School
140 West 62nd Street at Lincoln Center 

**** Thank you for your interest in this Symposium.  We regret that the room capacity has been so exceeded that we can no longer accept registrations.  We are pleased with this response, but very sorry that we cannot include all who are interested.

With sincere regrets,

International Institute on Peace Education
Pasos Peace Museum

This symposium, will identify intersections between environmental and gender violence, and address learning and action toward the ecological sustainability and gender justice within a comprehensive framework of change from families to global society.

Participants will engage in assessing the problems in their own communities, families and work environments, and propose actions to be taken in these realms and internationally so as to mobilize global civil society to work toward the desired order.



11:00 AM
Welcome to the Symposium and to Fordham Law School

Nitza Escalera, Fordham Law School; Founding Director, Pasos Peace Museum

Panel 1
Gender Violencee: Ecological and Intimate:
 Defining and Describing the Problem

Followed by Participant Discussion    

Asha Hans, Co-Chair, Pakistan India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy
Sally MacNichol, Co-Director, CONNECT
Chair: Betty Reardon, Founding Director Emeritus, International Institute on Peace Education

1:00 PM

Panel 2:
Toward Ecological and Gender Justice: Transforming Thinking and
 Behaviors to Overcome Ecological and Intimate Gender Violence.

Followed by Participant Discussion  

Janet Gerson, Education Director, International Institute on Peace Education
Quentin Walcott, Co-Director, CONNECT
Chair: Betty Reardon          

Panel 3:
Working for a Sustainable and Gender Just Future:
Panel of University Students

Chair: Nitza Escalera

4:00 PM


For questions please contact the IIPE.

Symposium co-sponsors: CONNECT, Global Campaign for Peace Education, Network for Peace Through Dialogue, The Peace Education Initiative at The University of Toledo, World Council for Curriculum and Instruction


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