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>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, 
>U.K.)among others.
>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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