Celebrate the International Day of Peace with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Interested in studying peace? Curious about the status of international human rights?
Join us for two days of events focused on this year’s United Nations International Day of Peace theme, “The Right to Peace: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.”
All events are co-sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Thursday, September 20
Thania Paffenholz Lecture
"Pathways to Inclusive Societies: Opportunities and Challenges for International and Local Peacemaking and Peacebuilding in a Turbulent World"
12:30 p.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium
Thania Paffenholz is Director of the Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative at the Graduate Institute Geneva.
Film Screening: “In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America”
7:00 p.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium
A documentary film following the story of John Hume, who helped build the framework for peace in Northern Ireland by cultivating relationships with the White House and U.S. Congress. Film director Maurice Fitzpatrick will attend the screening.
Friday, September 21: International Day of Peace
The Status of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: A Panel Discussion
11:00 a.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium
Featuring Diane Desierto, Maurice Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Mason McAward, and Ernesto Verdeja. Moderated by Erin Corcoran.
Lunch and Conversation
12:30 p.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Great Hall
Continue the conversation begun during the panel discussion while enjoying a complimentary lunch provided by the Kroc Institute.
Free and open to the public.
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