[ba-unrev-talk] Fwd: Second Annual Glocalization Conference - May 24-26 2003
>The Second Annual Glocalization Conference aims to strengthen the concept
>of glocalization and the role that cities can play in development and
>peace-building activities. More than fourty mayors from developing and
>developed countries, global and local leaders from international
>institutions, the private sector and cultural institutions and sports
>champions will gather to explore new methods for creating international
>stability and peace.
>Find out more and participate in the Forum and Discussions at:
>More than 40 Mayors from cities of all over the world (including Moscow,
>Washington, Paris, New Delhi, Ankara, Sao Paolo, Dakar). The largest
>international Mayors? conference in 2003.
>World Leaders: Mr. Shimon Peres, Nobel Prize Laureate for Peace, and Mr.
>Abu Ala, Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council.
>Quincy Jones launching a new youth-led peace movement: ?WE ARE THE FUTURE?
>in Piazza Campidoglio and the Roman Forum.
>Mayors from conflict and post-conflict areas will gather for the first
>time to encourage dialogue and foster tolerance and mutual understanding.
>Building on the success of the Rome Understanding, first drawn up by all
>Palestinian and Israeli Mayors hosted by the Glocal Forum and the City of
>Rome in December 2002. Cities represented include: Nablus (Palestine) &
>Rishon Le?Zion (Israel); Sarajevo (Bosnia&Herzegovina) & Belgrade(
>Serbia&Montenegro); Asmara (Eritrea) & Addis Ababa (Ethiopia); New Delhi
>(India) & Krachi (Pakistan) Kigali (Rwanda); Belfast (Northern Ireland,
>Groundbreaking city diplomacy projects will be presented: Rome-Kigali,
>Glocalization policy recommendations will be submitted to President
>Jacques Chirac, chairman of the forthcoming G8 Summit in Evain-les-Bains,
>France in June 2003, introducing the role of cities to its agenda.
>15 leading personalities from United Nations and World Bank, including
>James Wolfensohn, President , and specialized Agencies, Mr. Jacques Diouf,
>Executive-Director of FAO. Mr. Pierre San˙, Assistant Director General of
>UNESCO, Terje Larsen, special coordinator for the Middle-East.
>5 major Cities Organizations, Sister Cities International, WACLAC and IULA
>among others. Representing 10,000 cities.
>30 outstanding enterprises, including Apple, Nokia, Tiscali, Oracle,
>STMicroelectronics, Dexia, JCDecaux among others.
>Prominent personalities from Academia, including representatives from
>Santa Clara University, Carnegie Mellon University, Edinburgh University.
>Artists from conflict regions (Kigali, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Israel,
>Palestine) performing together in a unique expression of culture
>overcoming divides and uniting for peace.˙ ?Peace Teams? made of youth
>from conflict regions will come together on the same team to play football. (01)
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