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Peace and its many aspects

A live webcast!

Check it out:  Seizing the Moment: Media & Peacebuilding :

“Please note: This event will be webcast live beginning at 9:00am EDT on Wednesday, May 12, 2010.
The United States Institute of Peace and the Independent Television Service, in collaboration with Sesame Workshop and citizen journalists around the world, invite you to a leadership summit on May 12,2010, Seizing the Moment: Media & Peacebuilding.
Held at the magnificent Newseum in Washington, D.C., this summit will consider specific recommendations on ways to harness the power of media for conflict prevention. We will bring together senior media makers and policymakers, powerful change agents who are key to the development of new ideas with the potential to reduce future conflict.”


Panel 1:  The New News:  Media at the Crossroads  (9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

Panel 2:  Storytelling 2.0: Keeping it Real, Opening Minds, and Changing Hearts  (11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.)

Panel 3:  Next Generation Peacebuilders  (1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.)

(click on link above to learn more about panels)

IGbarb says:  “Be there or be square!”


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