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International Digital Peace Conference 2020

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Wednesday, October 7th

OPENING AND INTRODUCTION

14:00 Uhr: Opening (german and english translation)

  • Greeting message from Bishop Dr. Helmut Dieser (video contribution)
  • President Pastor Dirk Bingener (missio Aachen)
  • Professor Dr. Hans Hobelsberger (rector of Catholic University of North Rhine-Westphalia – KatHO NRW)
  • Dr. Claudia Lücking-Michel (chief executive of AGIAMONDO)
  • Dr. Jens Kreuter (Engagement Global) – Markus Offner (diocese Aachen)
  • Anton Stegmair (diocesan responsible for the worldwide church)

BLOCK 1: THINKING PEACE
The philosophical-religious dimension

15:00-16:00 Uhr: Introductory presentations (german and english translation)
(Physical attendance – online/digital broadcast)

  • Professor Dr. Joachim Söder (KatHO NRW): What actually is peace? From the absence of violence to the cooperative process
  • Ralf Becker (Protestant Church in Baden): Rethinking peace and security
  • Dr. Peter Bender (Religions for Peace): Religions for Peace (RfP) – Advancing Global Peace Policy through Interfaith Cooperation?

16:30-18:00 Uhr: Online-Workshops

  • Workshop 1 | Ralf Becker (Protestant Church in Baden): Frieden und Sicherheit neu denken | max. 50 Teilnehmer/-innen | German
  • Workshop 2 | Karen Hinrichs (Friedensinstitut der EH Freiburg): Frieden denken in der Ökumenischen Theologie | Teilnehmer/-innen | German
  • Workshop 3 | Professor Dr. Joachim Söder (KatHO NRW): Friede als kooperativer Prozess - Zur  Aktualität der Friedenskonzeption Kants | Teilnehmer/-innen | German
  • Workshop 4 | Dr. Michael Becker (missio Hamburg): Friedensethik und Befreiungstheologie | German with english translation
  • Workshop 5 | Prof. Maureen Porter, PhD (University of Pittsburgh, USA), Prof. Dr. Norbert Frieters-Reermann (KatHO NRW): Human rights and/or human needs – Grundlagen für eine Friedensvision in und nach COVID-19 | German
  • Workshop 6 | Cora Bieß (Berghof Foundation): Interreligiöse Aspekte der Friedensarbeit | German
  • Workshop 7 | Laurie Marshall, Dr. Julie Duff (Founder, Researcher of Unity Through Creativity Foundation): The Singing Tree collaborative mural project – Nature-based peace building through art inspired by feminine leadership principles | English

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Thursday, Oktober 8th

BLOCK 2: PROMOTING PEACE
The dimension of politics and civil society

10:00-11:00 Uhr: Introductory presentations (german and english translation)
(Physical attendance and presentation – online/digital broadcast)

  • Dr. Patricia Cane und Joan Condon (Capacitar International): Doing Peace through Capacitar | English
  • Dr. Friederike Repnik (AGIAMONDO): Dealing with a violent past
  • Bona-Sande Späker (Engagement Global): The concept of „sustainable peace“ and its significance for development cooperation

11:30-13:00 Uhr: Online-Workshops

  • Workshop 1 | Professor Dr. Ranga Zinyemba (Rektor der Catholic University of Zimbabwe in Harare): Peace initiatives in an extremely violent and fragile environment: the case of Afghanistan | English
  • Workshop 2 | Dr. Patricia Cane, Joan Condon (Capacitar International):und Anke Reermann (Bistum Aachen): Doing Peace through Capacitar | English and german
  • Workshop 3 | Dr. Friederike Repnik (AGIAMONDO): Umgang mit gewaltbelasteter Vergangenheit. Erfahrungen aus konkreten Programmen des Zivilen Friedensdienstes | German with english translation
  • Workshop 4 | Bilal Almasri, Iyad Asfour, Kirsten Steinhoff-Fahadi (EIRENE Internationaler Christlicher Friedensdienst e.V.): Starke NachbarInnen stärken den Zusammenhalt - Aktivierende Methoden und Übungen | max. 20 Teilnehmer/-innen | German
  • Workshop 5 | Anna Scherer (GIZ Germany), Ahmad Al Faour (GIZ Lebanon), Narine Gabrielyan (GIZ Armenia), Nidjat Garayev (GIZ Azerbaijan), Thomas Ernstbrunner (GIZ Palästina): Promoting peace in forced displacement contexts - Strengthening participation in the Middle East and in the South Caucasus | English
  • Workshop 6 | Professor Dr. Georg Albers (KatHO NRW): Narrative Dialogue in Ukraine, Concept and Experiences | English
  • Workshop 7 | Dr. Cordula Reimann (CORE): Kollektives Trauma | German
  • Workshop 8 | Lea Scholtes und Moritz Weßer (Pax Christi DV Aachen): Jung und friedensbewegt: Internationale Friedensdienste mit Zukunft? | max. 20 Teilnehmer/-innen | German
  • Workshop 9 | Agnieszka Zogata-Kusz, Ph.D. (Palacký Univerzity Olomouc), Ph.Dr. Eva Kubíčková and Jan Říkovský, Ph. D. (CARITAS – College of Social Work Olomouc): International social work and humanitarian assistance – A contribution to peace in post-conflict situations? | English

BLOCK 3: LEARNING PEACE
The pedagogical dimension

15:00-16:00 Uhr: Introductory presentations (german and english translation)
(Physical attendance – online/digital broadcast)

  • Father Dr. Chowaram Paul Anto (Peace Channel, Nagaland, Nordostindien): Learning peace through peace and peer mediation | English
  • Professor Uli Jäger (Berghof Foundation): Challenges and opportunities - Peace education in times of COVID-19
  • Professor Dr. Norbert Frieters-Reermann (KatHO NRW): Is peacebuilding even possible in a world of organized peacelessness? The importance of peace skills in an unpeaceful world.

16:30-18:00 Uhr: Online-Workshops

  • Workshop 1 | Father Dr. Chowaram Paul Anto (Peace Channel, Nagaland, Nordostindien): Peace education and peer mediation in Northeast India | Englisch
  • Workshop 2 | Anne Kruck, Dagmar Nolden (Berghof Foundation): Friedenspädagogische Ansätze am Beispiel Jordanien - Schule, Hochschule, Flüchtlingslager | German with english translation
  • Workshop 3 | Martina Freise (gewaltfrei handeln e. V.): Zuhören – empathisch kommunizieren | German
  • Workshop 4 | Andreas Beier, Gerburg Rohde-Dahl (Friendship across borders (FAB)): Frieden Lernen zwischen jüdischen-israelischen, palästinensischen und deutschen Jugendlichen | English
  • Workshop 5 | Dr. Ulrike Purrer Guardado (COMUNDO, Tumaco, Kolumbien) und Padre Luis Carlos Hinojosa Moreno (Bistum Aachen / Bistum Quibdo, Kolumbien): Friedens- und Versöhnungsarbeit in Kolumbien | German
  • Workshop 6 | Hubert Heindl (Agentur für Projektberatung, Training und Evaluierung (APTE)): Vom Wissen zum Sein zum Tun: Konzept, Didaktik und Entwicklungen der Friedensuniversität Afrika | German
  • Workshop 7 | Christine Lieser, Claudia Osthues (Forum Ziviler Friedensdienst e. V./forum ZFD): Friedensbildung in der Schule | German
  • Workshop 8 | Professor Dr. Mina Hogsett (Wake Tech Community College), Dr. Jen Ely (Executive Director MAPS, Cofounder In Stable Hands), David E.K. Smith and Angela Illig (University of Pittsburgh): Holistic peace education in schools and communities | English
  • Workshop 9 | Dr. Susan Dawkins and Carolina Forgit-Knerr (University of Pittsburgh): Agents of peace? Migration management by state, humanitarian, community organizations, and mobile actors | English

Friday, Oktober 9th

BLOCK 4: PEACE PROCESSES IN WESTERN AFRICA

10:00-11:00 Uhr: Introductory presentations (german and english translation)

  • Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza (Diocese Yola, Nigeria) / video recording – English) und Bettina Tiburzy (missio Aachen): Friedensprozesse in Zeiten von COVID-19 in Nigeria
  • President Pastor Dirk Bingener (missio Aachen): Peace and cohesion in West Africa

11:30-13:00 Uhr: Online-Workshops

  • Workshop 1 | Father Lazarus Zeledeme Annyereh, Father Clement Mweyang Aapengnuo, Emmanuel Wullingdool, Remy Ullo (Centre for Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies (CECOTAPS), Ghana): Justice and Peace Training in North Ghana | English
  • Workshop 2 | Isaac Vasumu Augustine (Katholische Universität Leuven): The cooperation between church and state and its significance for peace work in Nigeria | English
  • Workshop 3 | Dr. Marco Moerschbacher (missio Aachen): Religiöse Konflikte und interreligiöser Dialog | German with english translation
  • Workshop 4 | Hubert Heindl (Agentur für Projektberatung, Training und Evaluierung (APTE)): Zum Friedensbauer werden: Polizisten, Priester, Bürgermeister im afrikanischen Programm INOVAR - Erfahrungen, Konzept, Konsequenzen | German
  • Workshop 5 | Dr. Christiana Idika (IWM St. Georgen): Friedensstiftung und Solidarität als Herausforderung für die christliche Bildung am Beispiel Nigeria | German

CONCLUSION OF THE PEACE CONFERENCE

13:00 - 14:00 Uhr: Visions of peace - Evaluation and outlook