UNTCHR Adelphi Site

7th Annual
United Nations Conference on Teaching Peace and Human Rights
Special Focus: Teaching Peace

Adelphi University Program

Dates: Thursday, March 29th - Adelphi University
             Friday, March 30th - United Nations Headquarters

Teachers, Administrators, Future Teachers, NGOs-- join us for a series of workshops and other related experiences on an important component of 21st Century Education: Teaching Peace and Human Rights in a Multicultural World.

Youth, Social Media, and Global Change
How can young people change the world? Is peace possible? Can democratic non-violent movements be successful today? What is the role of technology in peacemaking?

Program Outline for March 30th at Adelphi Univeristy

The following panels will be held in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom (2nd floor) in the Ruth S. Harley University Center on Adelphi University’s Garden City campus.

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Occupy Movement
12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lunch Break*
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Social Media and the Arab Spring
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Youth and the UN Millennium Development Goals

* Lunch is not included. Please bring money for lunch in UC dinning hall

Conference Details for Adelphi Participants: 

Day 2: Includes all day international videoconference program at the United Nations.  Lunch is not included. Bring ~$10 for lunch in UN staff dining room.

Participants are encouraged to attend both days of this conference, but may select to participate in only one of the two days.

Registration Required for March 30. Please RSVP to jganley@adelphi.edu.

For more information about the Adelphi location, please click here.

Global Education Motivators &
Chestnut Hill College
9601 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

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