Luxembourg Peace Prize 2016
The Luxembourg Peace Prize comes in alignment with the efforts of the Schengen Peace Foundation, founded in 2005, and approved in 2007 by His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri, as a Peace-Think-Tank, towards supporting peace-building key players and promoting peace and conflict resolution.
In 2011, the ‘Luxembourg Peace Prize’ was first introduced as an award to outstanding peace-makers.
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Event Timetable

this program is subject to additions and changes

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Robert Schuman Building
2, Place de l’Europe
Luxembourg City, Kirchberg

09:00 Check-in for Participants, Guests and Laureates

* pre-register on EVENTBITE
** you must bring an ID on the day to attend and be minimum of 16 years of age to enter the building

09:30 United Nations Flag Mandala

Mrs. Dagmar Berkenberg, The World Peace Prayer Society, Japan

10:15 Luxembourg Refugee Voice

10:30 Opening Address

10:40 Measuring Peace: The Global Peace Index

Steve Killelea, Executive Chairman and Founder of Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), Australia

11:00 Panel: Economic Costs of War and Benefits of Peace

led by Kai Jacobsen, Director of the Department of Peace Operation (PATRIR) with 2016 Laureates Steve Killelea, Executive Chairman and Founder of IEP, and Former Laureate Prof. Raphael Pitti (PhD), France

11:45 Evidence Based Policy Measures Addressing Extremism and Terrorism

Kai Jacobsen, Director of the Department of Peace Operations (PATRIR) with 2016 Laureates Asma Khalifa, Co-founder of Amazing Women Movement, Libya

12:15 Global Initiative “1% for Peace”

Jorge Carcavallo (Argentina)  and Simone Ramounoulou

12:30 Lunch at Centre Jean XXIII

Reports over lunch
Alexandra Zeiner, Augsburg
Carlos Palma, Cairo
Codrin Crisan, Baira Mare
Felix Bentz, Barcelona

14:30 Reconvene

Korean Solo, Mdm Orie Duplay

14:45 The Luxembourg Peace Prize 2016 Award Ceremony

Former Laureate Andre Weber, Flag ceremony honoring veterans

15:00 Award for OUTSTANDING PEACE ACTIVISTS

Abdoulrazzak Halim, Syria
Refugee from Amouda, Syria, currently at Luxembourg Refugee Camp
Jorge Castella i Cot, Spain – 2015 Laureate
Founder of the Barcelona based Fundacion de Fomento Europeo

15:30 Award for OUTSTANDING PEACE TECHNOLOGY

Steve Killelea, Executive Chairman and Founder of Intitute for Economics and Peace, Global Peace Index, Australia
The Global Peace Index (GPI) measures peace in 162 countries according to 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators.

15:45 Award for OUTSTANDING YOUTH PEACEWORKER

Asma Khalifa, Lybia
Co-founder at Amazing Women Movement, a think/do tank working on gender equality and research on the indigenous women of Libya and North Africa

16:00 Award for OUTSTANDING PEACE EDUCATION

Ambassador Giuseppe Cassini and Mrs. Bruna Kesserwani, Associazione Rondine Cittadella della Pace, Onlus, Italy
This hall of residence hosts students from different conflict areas

16:15 Award for OUTSTANDING PEACE SUPPORT

H.E. Serigne Saliou Cisse, Senegal
Ambassador at Large at the International Human Right Commission

16:30 Award for OUTSTANDING PUBLIC PEACE EFFORTS

Mr. Bashar El Kiki, Iraq / Kurdistan
President of the Nineveh Provincial Council in Nineveh Iraq / Kurdistan

16:45 Award for OUTSTANDING NGO

Aide Internationale de la Croix Rouge Luxembourgeoise and the citizens of Europe who have responded to the humanitarian situation

17:00 Announcements

2016 World Peace Forum Brazil, Dulce Magalhaes of Florianopolis
2017 Luxembourg Peace Prize

17.10 Closing Ceremony

Mindfulness Intefaith Meditation for the Victims of Violence

GALA DINNER AT MELIA

Following the Luxembourg Peace Prize we will be celebrating “5 x 5 years” with our friends from Barcelona at a Gala Event at the Melia.

More information:

– Dress: Black Tie / Formal event
– 3 course menu selected by our friends from Barcelona
– After dinner music

Facebook Event Link

INFORMATION FOR VISITORS FROM OUTSIDE OF THE TRI-REGION
Luxembourg Ville
Accommodation Recommendations

BUDGET
25 – 40 Euro per person with ensuite per night
Youth Hostel Luxembourg

MODERATE
100 – 250 Euro per night
Novotel Kirchberg
Best Western Victor Hugo

LUXURY
250+ Euro per night
Melia Hotel
Sofitel Grand Ducal/Kirchberg

HOMESTAY
You may also enquire regarding a homestay with one of our WPF members

Luxembourg Ville
Transportation Links

Bus Map
http://www.vdl.lu

Taxi
http://www.webtaxi.lu/