PROGRAM

2019 WPF Program

Medellin 14th to 17th November 2019

Thursday 14th November 2019

8:00 - 8:45

Doors open for the 13th edition of the World Peace Forum

9:00 - 10:45

Opening Ceremony – introduction by Dominicus Rohde, President of the World Peace Forum and Schengen Peace Foundation,
with addresses by Luis Perez, Governor of Antioquia and Federico Gutierrez, Mayor of Medellin

10:45 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 - 12:00

Opening panel Vision of Peace – Dominicus Rohde, Luxembourg, Piedad Guzman, Colombia,
Carlos Palma, Portugal, Daniela Rossi, Brazil and Rose Marie Gnausch, Germany.

12:00 – 13:00

Representatives of Peace

  • One Earth Choir, Anna Bacchia, Switzerland.
  • Call for unity – short video Pope Francis.
  • I have a dream – tribute to Martin Luther King
  • Colombian Folkloric Ballet

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 – 16:00

Colombia’s role on the construction of Peace

  • Ariel Avila – Foundation for Peace and Reconciliation
  •  Humberto De La Calle – Agreement negotiator
  •  Victoria Sandino – FARC representative
  • Miguel Antonio Ceballos – High Commission for Peace
  • Angela Robledo – Women in Peace

16:00 – 16:30

Letters for Peace – Andrea Gaviria

16:30 – 17:30

“#Nos Estan Matando” Social Leaders

  • Cathalina Sanchez – Director Museum for Memory 
  • Francia Marquez – Social Leader
  • Aida Avella – UP Representative
  • UN rep – Verification commission
  • Antioquia Leaders Rep – “Amigos Unidos” Corporation

17:30 – 18:30

Peace Exhibitions

  • Peace as idea Movement
  • Colombia conflict timeline – Museum for Memory
  • Children’s identity Rights Art Exhibition – Patricia Pellegrini
  • Peace Agreement Story – (Parque Explora)
  • Experience “Territorial Peace Construction”

18:45 – 19:45

Opening Cocktail

Friday 15th November 2019

8:00 - 8:30

Doors open

8:45 - 9:15

Introduction to Day’s Theme – Dominicus Rohde

9:15 – 10:00

Human Rights and Earth

  • Sheikh Eşref Efendi – Religion and environment
  • Jaime Cardenas
  • Dominicus Rohde – Green revolution
  • Brian McCoy
  • Jorge Carcavallo
  • Jude Currivan

10:00 – 10:30

Workshops introduction

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 13:00

Peace and environment workshops

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 16:00

Peace and environment workshops

16:00 - 17:00

Antioquia Talks

  • Tatiana Gutierrez – Peace Manager
  • Luiz Perez – Governor of Antioquia
  • Luis Carlos Ochoa – (diputado)
  • Luz Imelda Ochoa – Secretary
  • Teresa Aristizaba – Pacific Route

19:30 – 22:00

City Tour and Dinner

Saturday 16th November 2019

8:00 - 8:30

Doors Open

8:45 – 9:15

Introduction to Day’s Theme – Dominicus Rohde

9:15 – 10:00

Peace and the World

  • Daniela Rossi – Paradigm of Peace
  • Sheikh Eşref Efendi – Senate and Peace
  • Jaime Cardenas – The Power of forgiveness
  • Rafael Pitti – United Regions of Peace
  • Yasmin Meera

10:00 – 10:30

Workshops introduction

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 13:00

Peace and population workshops

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 16:00

Peace and population workshops

16:00 – 17:00

Medellin Talks

  • Federico Gutierrez – Mayor of Medellin
  • Carlos Arcila – Secertary
  • Gloria Zapata – Agendas for Peace
  • James Restrepo – Peace Citizenship?

20:00 – 01:00

Gala

Sunday 17th November 2019

8:00 - 8:30

Doors Open

8:45 – 9:10

Introduction to Day’s Theme – Dominicus Rohde

9:10 – 9:25

Call to world governments

9:25 – 10:25

Refugee Crisis

  • Feride G.-Gençaslan – Germany
  • Rafael Pitty – France Syria
  • Antonio Legeren – Spain
  • Sheikh Eşref Efendi -Turkey
  • Jozef Merkx – ACNUR Colombia Rep

10:25 – 10:40

Agreements for peace in Colombia – Piedad Guzman, City of Peace UN Women, “De La Mano Contigo” Foundation.

10:40 – 11:00

Luxemburg Peace Prize Ceremony – Vicky Hansen, Schengen Peace Foundation

11:00 – 12:00

Multifaith Voices for Peace – Representatives of different faiths pray for sustainable peace and environment

12:00 – 12:45

Closing ceremony of the 13th  edition of the World Peace Forum and Signing of the Protocol of Medellin– Andrea Gaviria and Dominicus Rohde

12:45 – 13:00

Final Sharing

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