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Global Peace Convention 2017 Schedule at a Glance

“Moral and Innovative Leadership: New Models for Peace and Development”

Manila Marriott Convention Center & Hotel: 2 Resorts Drive, Pasay City, Manila 1309 Philippines

Global Peace Convention 2017 Schedule




10:00 – 5:00pm                                1:00 – 7:00pm                          9:00 - 12:00pm 

 Executive 8&10                               SM Mall of Asia Arena            Executive 11&12 

Monday, February 27         Arrivals & Convention Registration

Tuesday, February 28         Day 1

Note: Interfaith Contemplative Morning Prayer/Meditation Session from 7:30 to 7:50am, Feb. 28-Mar. 3 at Executive 8&10 Muslim Prayer Room available all day from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3 at Executive 1

8:30am-9:00am          Opening Exhibit

9:00am - 11:30pm     (Plenary I) Opening Plenary

12:00pm-1:30pm       Welcome Luncheon sponsored by Philippine Tourism Promotions Board

12:15pm-12:45pm     Press Conference

2:00pm - 3:30pm       (Plenary II)  Global Strategic Priorities Plenary

Peace and Security in Northeast Asia: One Dream One Korea

Vision and Values Toward a Shared Future: addressing identity conflict and violent extremism

4:00pm - 5:30pm       Concurrent Sessions:







6:00pm - 7:00pm       Business Forum: VIP Networking Reception sponsored by Emperador

Wednesday, March 1         Day 2

9:00am - 12:00pm     Global Peace Youth Assembly

   9:00 – 9:40  Opening Session 


   9:45 – 10:40   New Models for Peace


   10:45 – 11:40 New Models for Development


   11:45-12:00 Call to Action


9:00am - 10:30am     Concurrent Sessions:






11:00am - 12:30 pm  Concurrent Sessions:






12:00pm - 1:30pm    Corporate CSR Lunch:  Partnering for 2030 Impact chaired by IBM (By Invitation-Only) (VIP West A&B)


2:00pm - 3:30pm       Concurrent Sessions:





2:00pm - 6:00pm       Global Service Forum:

       2:00 – 3:30 Global Service Forum Opening

       Working Together to Achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals: United Nations, Youth and

      4:00 – 5:30 Concurrent Working Sessions






      5:40-6:00 Conclusion Session

4:00pm - 5:30pm       Concurrent Sessions:




5:30pm - 7:00pm       Business to Business Matching

6:00pm - 7:00pm       Reception

7:00pm - 9:00pm       2017 Global Peace Awards Gala

  • Strengthening Families Awardee: Dr. Nona S. Ricafort, Former Commissioner, Commission of Higher Education
  • Innovative Scholarship for Peace Awardee: Dr. Edwin J. Feulner, Founder, Heritage Foundation
  • Exemplary & Innovative Philanthropy Awardee: Diane Melley, Vice President, Global Citizenship Initiatives in IBM
  • Good Governance Awardee: H.E. Nicolás Ardito Barletta Vallarino, Ph.D, Former President, Panama
  • Outstanding Service Awardee: Dr. Marco E. Roncarati, Social Affairs Officer, Social Development Division, United Nations ESCAP
  • Interfaith Leadership Awardee 1: Sheikh Hailru Abdullahi Maraya, Special Adviser, Kaduna State Governor on Islam and Hajj Matter 
  • Interfaith Leadership Awardee 2: Rev. John Joseph Hayab, Secretary General, Christian Association of Nigeria’s Kaduna state office
  • Cultural Peace Awardee: Keiko Kobayashi, Chair, JUN AI World Peace Foundation

Thursday, March 2             Day 3

9:00-10:30 am           Concurrent Sessions:





11:00-12:30 pm         (Plenary III) Global Peace Foundation’s Major Initiatives


12:30 - 1:45pm                      Global Peace Women Networking Lunch (Invitation Only) (VIP WEST A&B)

2:00-3:30 pm                         (Plenary IV) Closing Plenary

7:00 pm                                  ONE K Global Peace Concert: ONE DREAM ONE WORLD (SM Mall of Asia Arena)

Friday, March 3                     Day 4

9:00 - 12:00pm     IBM Leadership Training

10:00 – 5:00pm    Peacebuilding Workshop

1:00 – 7:00pm      Global Youth Summit (SM Mall of Asia Arena)

GPF Project Site Visit            (upon prior registration)

Sightseeing                 (registration at the hotel)

Saturday, March 4                Departures