19th World Congress of International Association of Educators for World Peace Will Be in India


Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service

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May 29-31, 2015 – New Delhi, India. Theme of the congress: “Peace Education for Nonviolence and Solution of Terrorism,” Friends of Our Mother Earth!

The 19th World Congress of International Association of Educators for World Peace-IAEWP, affiliated with the UN Economic and Social Council-ECOSOC, will take place at the India International Centre in New Delhi, May 29-31, 2015 on the occasion of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers.

The congress will provide a global platform for dialogue on the ways and means to solve the burning problems of terrorism, as the whole world is in its grip, thus promoting the practice of nonviolence through the awareness and use of peace education.

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Among the participants are Charles Mercieca, IAEWP President, and Surya Nath Prasad, Executive Vice President. Continental and national coordinators include:

Y. S. Lama Gangchen (Italy),
Lee Jon Young (Republic of Korea),
Robert Tafra (Croatia),
Terence Edward Paupp (USA),
Bert Wolfs(Switzerland),
S. Varatharajan (Malaysia),
Sergio A. Carranza (El Salvador),
Abrão Razuk Haddad (Brazil),
Juan Pablo Acosta Garcia (Dominican Republic),
Josef de Ubaldo (Philippines),
Taisir Subhi (Jordan),
Samy El-Gindy (Egypt),
Aloise Makouele-Goma (Congo),
Elizabeth Smit (South Africa),
C. Eric Germain (Mauritius),
William V. Thompson (USA),
Leo Semashko (Russia),
David Williams (United Kingdom),
Hsiao Lung Ogle (USA),
Michael Whitty (USA),
Nina P. Litvinova (Russia),
Alfonsus Roldan More (Spain),
Dariusz Kwolek(Poland),
Rev. Dari Wu Hsi-Ming (Taiwan),
Noor Gillan (USA),
Laj Utreja (USA),
Bruce Cook (USA),
Sushila Chaurasia (India).

For further information, please contact mercieca@knology.net, dr_suryanathprasad@yahoo.co.in.


Charles Mercieca, Ph.D.:
– President, International Association of Educators for World Peace, Dedicated to United Nations Goals of Peace Education, Environmental Protection, Human Rights & Disarmament.
-Professor Emeritus, Alabama A&M University.
-Hon President & Professor, SBS Swiss Business School, Zurich.
-Member, TRANSCEND-A Network for Peace, Development and Environment.

Dr. Surya Nath Prasad is M. A. (Sociology), M. Ed. (Experimental Education), M. Phil. (Nonviolence and Peace Studies), and Ph. D. (Education). He is a recipient of Honorary D. Lit. (Peace Education) at the hands of Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma then Former President, Government of India and has taught for three decades as Assistant and Associate Professor of Education in India.  He is Former Visiting Professor of Peace Studies at the Graduate Institute of Peace Studies in Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea and former President and Currently Executive Vice President of International Association of Educators for World Peace.  Dr. Prasad is recipient of several peace and human rights awards to the cause of peace and peace education. Website of his Journal is: http://www.sites.google.com/site/peaceeducationsnp/ One may reach him at: dr_suryanathprasad@yahoo.co.in.


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