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Latin America Conference on Conflict Resolution Education:

Building Stronger Peaceful Communities Through Education, Justice, and Security

 (June 19 – 20)

And

Seminar for Colleges and Universities Developing and Enhancing their Peace and Conflict Studies Programs

(June 19 – 23)

June 19 – 23, 2017, San José, Costa Rica

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

April 15, 2017

 

Download the call for proposals and additional details here - https://u.osu.edu/cre2017/

 

The link to register (discounts until April 10) - https://www.regonline.com/internationalconferenceonconflictresoluti_1976740

 

Hosted by The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and FUSAICosta Rica

 

(June 19 – 20) The Latin America Conference on Conflict Resolution Education, Building Stronger Peaceful Communities Through Education, Justice, and Security

The conference includes speakers, workshops and keynotes.  The list of speakers includes workshops selected from those submitted by April 1 AND…

·INAMU – the National Women´s Institute of CR, which works to close the gap between gender inequality, domestic violence, and gender discrimination

·The U.S. Embassy – a closer look at how American embassies work in Latin America

The Ministry of Justice and Peace – Costa Rica is one of the few countries in the world with a Ministry of Peace.  This Department carries out community programs around the country including a Program of Judicial Facilitators sponsored by the Organization of American StatesManuel Araya, HistorianService Learning  - Costa Rican UniversitiesInternational peace and conflict resolution education experts from countries including Colombia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Japan and the United States representing the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict.Visit the Cartago jail that focuses on rehabilitation and tour the historic City of Cartago.  Browse the collection at the Costa Rican Arts Museum and tour the La Paz Waterfalls and Gardens.  The La Paz Waterfall gardens is the #1 Most Visited Privately Owned Ecological site in Costa Rica featuring the best hiking near San José, the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica, and a rescued wildlife preserve with over 100 species of animals, and an environmental education program. Take a walk, enjoy a wonderful butterfly garden, see incredible birds, and feed a toucan.  Lunch included. http://www.waterfallgardens.com/

 

This regional seminar, builds upon prior seminars in 2004 – 2016 in the USA which brought together colleges and universities developing and enhancing their peace and conflict studies programs and integrating concepts such as conflict management, human rights, social and emotional learning, peace education, democracy education, civics education, and multi-cultural/global education into their courses, policies, procedures and programming.  Conference and meeting publications from past conferences are available by clicking on the options on the right side of the web page at:   http://www.creducation.org/cre/global_cre

 

Audience: Participants will be drawn from the U.S., Costa Rica and larger international community.  The Conference is intended for community practitioners, educators, policy makers, college and university faculty, staff and administrators. 

 

Cost:

Latin America Conference on Conflict Resolution Education

Monday – Tuesday, June 19 – 20, 2017 (San Jose, Costa Rica)

·$220 for general attendees (register by ), includes lunches

·$150 for presenters and students (register by April 10), includes lunches

·$300 for general attendees and students (register after ), includes lunches

 

Latin American Conference and Seminar for Colleges and Universities

Monday – Friday, June 19 – 23, 2017 (San Jose, Costa Rica)

·$570 for general attendees for the 5 days, including all speakers and in-country transportation, as well as lunches during the first two days of the conference and a special farewell dinner (register by April 10)

·$455 for presenters for the 5 days and students, including all speakers and in-country transportation, as well as lunches during the first two days of the conference and a special farewell dinner (register by April 10)

·$730 for general attendees and students, for the 5 days, including all speakers and in-country transportation, as well as lunches during the first two days of the conference and a special farewell dinner (register after )

 

Additional Costs:  Special accommodations are reserved at the Hotel Aurola Holiday Inn for $100 per night.  Attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations and accommodation costs.  

 

Hotel Aurola Holiday Inn - in downtown San José is right in the bustle of the city, close to restaurants, bars and stores  -  US$ 100 per night.  Write an email to Ericka Calderónecalderon@aurolahotels.com and mention that you will be participating in the Seminar about Peace Programs sponsored by FUSAI. Or you could call her at (506) 2523-1266 / (506) 2523-1170. You should make your reservation by May 1st of 2017.   http://www.aurolahotels.com/default-en.html

 

Transfer airport-hotel- airport $35 per person

US$ 35 dollars per person

If there is a group of 5-8 number arriving at the same time, the cost is: US$ 20 dollars per person.

 

DEADLINES: All proposals are due by April 1, 2017.   All presenters will be notified as to whether they have been selected by April 3rd, 2017. 

 

Questions?

·       From the U.S. call Jennifer Batton, Conference Coordinator, at 216-952-5609 or email her at 2017creconf@gmail.com   

·       Outside the U.S., please contact Illeana Castillo at: 506-8850-5291 (Costa Rica) or by email atilleana.castillo@gmail.com

 

 

 

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