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Peace Symposium

Partnering For Peace: Today’s Challenges — Tomorrow’s Successes

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 4-5 JUNE

Anhembi Parque - $150

Join Rotary Peace Fellows, alumni, and Rotary members as they celebrate Rotary’s work in peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Attendees will have the chance to share information about their activities and hear about new tools and resources from representatives of leading organizations in the field of peace and conflict resolution.

EVENTS

Optional meal events include the Rotary Peace Symposium and International Institute Dinner on Thursday, 4 June ($100) and the Rotary Peace Symposium Reception on Friday, 5 June ($40). Check back for more details.

SPEAKERS

Dr. Oscar Arias, former president of Costa Rica (1986-90 and 2006-10) and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (1987)

During his first term as president, Arias brokered a peace agreement that ended brutal civil wars in Central America. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of that work. Read more about Dr. Oscar Arias.

Steve Killelea, founder and executive chair of Integrated Research Ltd., The Charitable Foundation, and Institute for Economics and Peace

In 2007, Killelea founded the Institute for Economics and Peace, an international think tank dedicated to building a greater understanding of the interconnection between business, peace, and economics, with particular emphasis on the financial benefits of peace. Read more about Steve Killelea.

WHO CAN ATTEND

Attendance is open to Rotary Peace Fellows and alumni, Rotary members, donors, and Rotary Peace Center staff.

HOW TO REGISTER

If you also plan to attend the Rotary International Convention, you can save time by registering for both events online. Or register only for the Rotary Peace Symposium, reception, and dinner by downloading and completing the appropriate section of the convention registration form. Learn more about how to register.