Let’s build peace through diversity at the Ottawa Peace Talks 2016
March 16, 2016
At the first ever Ottawa Peace Talks speakers from diverse backgrounds and professions will share their personal stories that show how respect for diversity is essential to building peaceful and inclusive societies both at home and abroad.
Organized under the theme “Let’s build peace through diversity”, the Ottawa Peace Talks aims to inspire reflection and discussion about how diversity can promote more peaceful societies through inclusion, both in Canada and globally.
This event marks the first time the Peace Talks are held in Canada. Speakers coming from diverse backgrounds will share their personal experiences, stories and ideas to highlight the importance of building peace through broad and diverse participation. The Ottawa Peace Talks will also look at the role of individual Canadians, and Canada as a whole, to support greater inclusion for peace at home and at the global level.
Speakers appearing at the Ottawa Peace Talks:
ABOUT THE PEACE TALKS
Tuesday 19 April 2016
18.00 – 20.00 local time (GMT-4)
The Peace Talks are an international event series that contribute to a dialogue about peace. The Peace Talks began in 2013, with the first-ever Geneva Peace Talks being co-organized by the United Nations Office at Geneva, the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform and Interpeace.
Join the conversation using #OttawaPeaceTalks and find out more at www.peacetalks.net