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Penn International Affairs Association says
The Penn Peace Project aims to initiate a broad conversation on contemporary obstacles to peace and coexistence. The conference will feature several speakers and performers from a variety of backgrounds including the UN, the Environmental Law Institute, and Dancing to Connect. The conference will culminate in an NGO fair featuring many national, local, and student NGOs. Come hungry, we have free COFFEE, and BROWNIES in the morning, POTBELLY for lunch, and COOKIES for the NGO fair!!

Co-sponsored by:
Greenfield Intercultural Center / SP2 / Penn Democrats / College Republicans / The University of Pennsylvania Government and Politics Association / Penn MSA / Penn Hillel / Amnesty International / Penn Arab Student Society - PASS / Assembly of International Students / Penn Political Science Department / Penn Government and Politics Association / Penn Hindu Student Council and Young Jains of America / Penn Environmental Group / Penn Eco-Reps / Penn Faith and Action / Penn Christian Association / Think Peace Coalition at Penn / The United Minorities Council - UMC / UMOJA

Schedule:

11 - 11:30 AM - Environmental Law Institute will discuss Environmental Peacebuilding and the environmental consequences of war
11:40 - 12:20 PM - Deputy Assistant Administer for USAID - US Agency for International Development Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance
12:20 - 1 PM - Lunch
1 - 1:30 PM - Performance by Fusion Unlimited trio and video from Dancing to Connect
1:30 - 2:10 - Panel with Unlimited Fusion and Dancing to Connect about the role of the arts in coexistence work
2:15 - 3 PM - UN Ambassador Chowdhury on “The United Nations—Essential or Irrelevant in Today’s World?”
3 - 4 PM - NGO fair featuring NGOs mentioned above, local Philadelphia NGOs, student NGOs
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By: Penn International Affairs Association

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