An invitation to join a course at the UN that begins with meditation daily in the Dag Hammarskjold Meditation Room

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Posted by Virginia Swain on June 11, 2002 at 5:02:41:

DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING INTERVENTIONS FOR GLOBAL CHANGE-a course to be offered from 19-23 August 2002 at the United Nations, New York. For registration information, please contact Virginia Swain at (Deadline is June 30).

"The course is dedicated to the International Decade for a Culture of Peace
and Nonviolence for the Children of the World (2001-2010). Each day will
begin and end with meditation in the Dag Hammarjskold Meditation Room at the UN, designed for people of all religions and spiritual traditions. This course is for those who are searching for a new way to address global problems that emphasizes respect for human rights, peaceful settlement of disputes, global ethics, values and systems that will secure greater ecological integrity, economic and social well being. Participants will learn an intervention process for a civil society response to complement and strengthen the United Nations' initiatives for meeting global challenges.

"PATRON AND KEY PRESENTER: Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Under-Secretary General and High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States. INSTRUCTOR: Virginia Swain, Director, Institute for Global Leadership.

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