calendar of dov launches and related events|
NORTH AMERICA PACIFIC/CARIBBEAN
Child soldier, Liberia (1997)
on Small Arms and Light Weapons in West Africa
Viqueque, a small town on
the south coast of Timor.
Event: Volunteering, reaching out for reconciliation and peace
Kosovo refugee camp at a former
bus depot in North Mitrovica (2000)
Event: Ninth international conference on war
tax resistance and peace tax campaigns: "War, Money and Conscience"
Fiji: Demonstration protesting
violence against women (2000)
Event: DOV Launch-Pacific
Ground Zero at twilight
Event: "Religion and conflict: cause or cure?"
This event will examine the role of religion in conflict.
How does religion contribute to violence, and how can it contribute to
overcoming violence? How can we diminish the role of religion as a stimulant
to violence and reinforce its role as an agent for peace? Speakers: Bishop
Margot Kässmann, Imam A. Rashied Omar, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Tom Blue
Event: A conference
on "The Orthodox Churches in a pluralistic world: An ecumenical conversation"
will explore how Orthodox churches have, and can continue
to, contribute to the reconciliation of communities which find themselves
in violent opposition for ethnic, racial, political, economic and religious