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Global Peace Leadership Forum (Ireland)

October 30, 2014 - October 31, 2014: Belfast, Ireland
The Global Peace Foundation and Cooperation Ireland are hosting a pivotal forum that draws together best-practices and challenges of interfaith cooperation in Ireland and Nigeria at the Satko Center in Belfast.

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Faith traditions share principles and values that support the common good and against extremism around the world. What is the role of faith leaders in peace-building, and how do we engage diverse faith voices of moderation for more harmonious relationships?

The Global Peace Foundation and Cooperation Ireland are hosting a pivotal forum that draws together best-practices and challenges of interfaith cooperation in Ireland and Nigeria.

Program Sessions:

  • Peacemaking and the Role of Faith Leaders
  • Moral Authorities as Catalysts for Peacebuilding
  • Cross-Community Engagement

Speakers Include:

  • Professor John D. Brewer, Professor of Post Conflict Studies, Queens University Belfast, Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
  • His Eminence Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche, Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria
  • Bishop Sunday Onuoha, Executive Director, Nigerian Inter-Faith Action 
  • Dr. Gary Mason, Director, Journey Towards Healing Discussion
  • Bishop Joseph Bagobiri,Roman Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Nigeria
  • H.H.Alhaji Zubair Jibril Maigwari II, 
  • Ameer of Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna State, Nigeria
  • Mr. Peter Sheridan, CEO, Co-operation Ireland
  • Mr. Padraig O’Tauma, Corrymeela Comunity