PROGRAM

2019 WPF Program

Medellin 14th to 17th November 2019

Tuesday 12th November 2019

Seminars for Peace (Optional)

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Seminars for Peace (Optional)

Thursday 14th November 2019

8:00 - 8:45

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

9:00 - 10:40

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

13th Edition of the WPF Presntation – Andrea Gaviria

11:15 - 11:25

“Chair for Peace” – Duván López Yepes

11:25 - 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 - 12:15

Globan Peace Index – Michael Collins

12:15 - 13:00

Opening panel “Vision of Peace” – Dominicus Rohde, Luxembourg, Piedad Guzman, Colombia,
Feride Funda, Germany, Jaime Cardenas, Italy, Daniela Rossi, Brasil,  Prof. Jamil Simon, USA, Michael Collins, Australia.

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:15

COHERENCE, HUMAN WISDOM, BEAUTY: for a NEW CO-HABITING the EARTH – Anna Bacchia

14:00 – 15:00

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
  • Padres Osvaldo Torres – Scholas

15:00 – 15:45

Letters for Peace – Andrea Gaviria

15:45 – 16:45

“#Nos Estan Matando” Social Leaders

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

16:45 – 17:30

Kick off of 2020 World Peace Forum year of conferences and workshops for peace.

17:30 – 17:45

Closing Prayer – Padre Osvaldo Torres

18:45 – 19:45

Coctail with Mexican Mariachis

Friday 15th November 2019

8:00 - 8:45

Doors open

8:45 - 9:15

Introduction to Day’s Theme – Dominicus Rohde, Andrea Gaviria

9:15 - 10:00

Human Rights and Earth

  • Sheikh Eşref Efendi – Religion and Environment
  • Jaime Cardenas
  • Vicky Hansen
  • Dominicus Rohde – Green revolution
  • Matias Amadassi – In Peace with our Food and Health
  • Helyda Di Olivera

10:05 – 10:20

Day´s Context – Andrea Gaviria

10:20 – 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

17:00 – 17:20

Closing ceremony – Dominicus, Piedad, Andrea

17:20 – 17:40

Final Blessing – His Highness Sheik Esfendi

19:30 – 22:00

City Tour and Dinner

Optional activities

Saturday 16th November 2019

Visit to San Carlos and San Roque municipalities, various museums of memory and remembrance – leaders in victims retaliation processes.

Sunday 17th November 2019

Activities in some of Medellin´s districts

District 13 San Javier: tour of social NGOs

District 2 Santa Cruz: Human Rights festival and visit to Social investigation centre.

District 5: Screening of Peace Construction documentary at Parque Juanes.

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