About The Journal
We Are About
Vol. XVI, No.3 Spring, 2002
The 17th Annual Meeting of the
Research/Study Team on Nonviolent Large Systems Change is at Palwakee Inn, Wheeling Illinois, May
19-21 just prior to the 32nd O.D. Information Exchange. Please send
suggestions for the program for the meeting, including willingness to
volunteer, to Steve Sachs or Don
Cole. At this time, we expect have volunteers and key organizers from
the consulting team to Northern Ireland to discuss the situation there.
We will set a preliminary agenda on Sunday night, and update it as the
meeting develops, with preferences being given to those already
scheduled to present.
There is no registration charge for this interorganizational meeting.
(O.D. Institute pays the costs as a contribution toward a nonviolent
world). Lodging and meals can be arranged through Don Cole at O.D.
Institute (address and phone above) or by contacting Palwakee Inn,
(800)537-8423 or (847)537-9100 for about $125 a person per day in a
single and about $85 a person per day in a double, with meals and
coffee breaks included.
The 32nd O.D. Information Exchange is taking place at Palwakee Inn, Wheeling Illinois,
May 21-24 Contact Don Cole at O.D. Institute (address and phone on p.
2) for details, registration and lodging arrangements. Lodging can also
be made directly by contacting Palwakee Inn, (800)537-8423 or
(847)537-9100 for about $125 a person per day in a single and about $85
a person per day in a double, with meals and coffee breaks included.
The 22nd O.D. World Conference will be at Villa Cisneros Resort on the Volta River, Ghana,
West Africa, July 22-27, with the 11th annual meeting of O.D.
Networks World Wide on July 27. For details contact Don Cole at O.D.
Institute (address and phone above).
Brit Tzedek V'Shalom conference, "American Jews for a Just Peace: Re-Claiming Our
Community's Principles," to be held in Washington, DC, April
26-29. For information go to
International Physicians for the
Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) and
Physicians for Social Responsibility 15Th World Congress, "Summit for
Survival" is at the Renaissance Washington Hotel, Washington, DC, May
1-5. Information is available at http://www.psr.org, or PSR, 1875
Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 1012, Washington, DC 20009 (202)667-4260,
The 10Th Annual International
Conference on Conflict Resolution: Sharing Tools for Personal/Global
Harmony, sponsored by the Common Bond
Institute and Harmony Institute in cooperation with the Association for
Humanistic Psychology (AHP) will be in St. Petersburg, Russia,
May 9-19. For details contact Common Bond Institute, 12170 Pine Ayr
Dr., Climax, MI 49034, Ph./FAX: (616)665-9393, E-mail:
The Institute for Social Ecology in
Plainfield, Vermont has a number of
summer courses: May 31-June 12: Sustainable Design, Building and Land
Use; Arts, Media, Activism and Social Change Workshop; June 28-28-July
27: Ecology and Community; August 2-12: Economics. Philosophy, and
Politics in the Age of Globalization; August 12-14: Science,
Technology, the State, and Globalization. For information contact
Institute for Social Ecology, 1118 Maple Hill Rd., Plainfield, VT 05667
(802)454-8493, email@example.com, www.social-ecology.org.
Violence Prevention in School
Communities Conference, sponsored by
Colorado School Mediation Project, is in Denver, Colorado, June
10-11. For details contact Colorado School Mediation Project, 2885
Aurora Ave., #13, Boulder, CO 80303 (303)444-7671, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Interaction 2002 is set for Charlettetown, Prince Edward Island,
Canada, June 12-14. For details contact Network: Interaction on
Conflict Resolution. Conrad Grabel College. Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6,
A conference on Justice and
Globalization is scheduled for the University of Ottawa,
June 13-15, under the sponsorship of International Political Science
Association Research Committee (RC) 49, "Socialism, Capitalism and
Democracy." For details contact Professor K. Mellos, Departmethn of
University of Ottawa, 75 Laurier St East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5,
The International Peace Research
Association Conference is in Soul, South Korea, July 2-6.
For information contact Veslemoy Weise, Telemark University College, Pb
203, 3901 Prosgrunm, Norway, veslemoy.Weise@hit.no
Bearsong I: an international meeting with indigenous elders and
spiritual teachers on developing personal, community and world peace,
will be in London, Dublin and Belfast (including a major peace
rally) August 9-28. For details contact Grandfather Michael Bromley,
18, Eaton Socon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 3ES, England ph. +44(0)
480 350892, email@example.com, www.bearsong.co.uk
11th Annual Mediation Conference is set for Orlando, Florida, August 21-24. For
details contact Florida Dispute Resolution Center, Supreme Court
Building, Tallahasse, FL 32399 (850)921-2910.
2nd Annual Association for Conflict
Resolution (ACR) Conference is
scheduled for San Diego, California, August 21-24. For
information contact Association for Conflict Resolution (202)667-9700,
Nonviolent Peaceforce International
Convening Event, September (See
"Peaceworkers" in Ongoing Activities).
UN Conference "Rio Plus 10" will assess progress since the Earth Summit, September
2-11 in Johannesberg, South Africa.
The Second International Conference
on Human Rights will be held at Mofid University, Qom, Iran,
May17 18, 2003, with the Cooperation of the United Nations and the
International Center for Dialogue among Civilizations. For details
contact the Secretariat of the Second International Conference on Human
Rights, Mofid University, Sadooq.Ave., P.O.Box: 37185-3611, Qom, Iran,
Tel: +98-251-2925764, Fax: +98-251-2911072, 2927395, TFHR@mofidu.ac.ir,
"The Education Project" of the first Universal Forum of Cultures to be held
for 5 months in Barcelona, Spain April 24-Sept 22, 2004.
Information on this UNESCO approved forum is available at
www.barcelona2004.org There are 10 themes including Theme three: Common
values in cultural diversity: Education for Peace and Cohabitation,
Theme nine HUman Rights and Democracy: Education for active citizenship
(to be coordinated by Yvonne Hebert, U of Calgary, Coordinator of the
Citizen Education Research Network at
These articles and opinions of
the authors do not constitute the endorsement of Nonviolent Change nor
its publisher, Organization Development Institute, or any of its staff.
©2002, 2003, 2004,2005. All rights reserve. The Nonviolent
Change Journal is published by the Research/ActionTeam on
Nonviolent Large Systems Change - an interorganizational and
international project of The Organization Development Institute.
Reposting and reprints are encouraged, as long as proper source
acknowledgement is given. As a courtesy, please let us know that you
are reprinting or electronically reposting. It helps us know of the
interest level. Thank you.