CfP: Building Sustainable Futures. Enacting Peace and Development

Final Call for Proposals for the Global Conference ‚Building Sustainable Futures. Enacting Peace and Development‘ of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA)
Panels, Papers, Roundtables organised by IPRA\’s 30 specialised Commissions & Working Groups. Deadline for Submission: February 15th, 2008

About the Conference

Final Call for Proposals for the Global Conference ‚Building Sustainable Futures. Enacting Peace and Development‘ of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA)
Panels, Papers, Roundtables organised by IPRA\’s 30 specialised Commissions & Working Groups. Deadline for Submission: February 15th, 2008

About the Conference
With significant changes in the human climate, our planet has a better chance for sustainable development. The challenge is to re-search new futures. Scholars, decision-makers and practitioners must bring intellectual, volitional and emotional functions into play together. Peace researchers have a vital role in the process of constructively transforming the conflicts in the world today.

Invited Speakers
Ban Ki-moon, Louis Michel, Federico Mayor Zaragosa, Monica Juma, Naison Ngoma, Herbert Kelman, Samir Amin, Chadwick Alger, Andrew Mack, Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Carolyn Nordstrom, Marc Gopin, Hardy Merriman, Joseph Bock, Jason McLeod, Ivan Marovic, Lamisse Azab, Srdja Popovic

Plenary Sessions
Building Sustainable Futures: Peace & Development
Peacebuilding in Africa
The Middle East in Danger of Peace
Nonviolent Policy Shaping
Peace Research in Latin America
Religions Dealing with Their Own Violent Extremisms: Development at Stake
Confronting the Challenges of Youth and Conflict: Rejuvenating Conflict Prevention
Celebrating the Founders of Peace Research
Civil Society is Peace
The Agenda for Peace Research in the Changing World