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Inter-Faith Forum Today

December 12, 2009

COMMUNITY PEACE PROGRAM

Inter-Faith Forum

Join my friend and co-director Bee Chen Goh of the Centre for Peace & Social Justice at Southern Cross University at this great event. It is part of a program which featured me earlier this year [see here] and [here].

Date: Sunday, 13 December 2009
Time: 2pm – 3.30pm
Venue: Library Meeting Room
Robina Community Centre

Communities desire peace and happiness. It is important to learn about understanding each other and managing conflicts, in order to improve neighbourly relations.

In this Program, Professor Bee Chen Goh, Professor of Law of the School of Law & Justice and Co-Director of the Centre for Peace and Social Justice at Southern Cross University and Adjunct Professor of Law at Bond University, leads a dialogue on cross-cultural peace building through inter-faith understanding.

Special guests of this Program are Rabbi Nir Gurevitch of the Gold Coast Hebrew Congregation, Mr Bhajan Singh Bains, Gold Coast Sikh Priest, and Dr Mohamad Abdalla, Director of the Queensland Branch of the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies, Griffith University.

Spread the word and bring a few friends to help spread peace.

All are welcome.

Free admission.

This Program is funded by the Legal Practitioner Interest on Trust Accounts Fund (LPITAF) Grants Fund, administered by the Department of Justice and Attorney-General of Queensland.
For enquiries, please contact Benedict Coyne,
email: b.coyne.11@scu.edu.au mob: 0434915713

[part II] Come Join Me… In Australia!

September 29, 2009

I have another speaking engagement in Australia next Tuesday. Special thanks to Bee Chen for including me.

When: Tuesday, October 6th
Where: Library Meeting Room, Robina Community Center
Time: 2-4pm
What:
Community Peace Program
“Communities desire peace and happiness. It is important to learn about understanding each other and managing conflicts, in order to improve neighbourly relations.

In this Program, Professor Bee Chen Goh, Professor of Law of the School of Law & Justice and Co-Director of the Centre for Peace and Social Justice at Southern Cross University and Adjunct Professor of Law at Bond University, leads a dialogue on cross-cultural peace building.

Special guests of this Program are Acting Senior Sergeant Holly James, Regional Crime Prevention Coordinator/Cultural Liaison Officer, Queensland Police Service and Jeff Thompson, Community Affairs Bureau Detective from the New York City Police Department (NYPD).

Spread the word and bring a few friends to help spread peace. All are welcome. Free admission.

This Program is funded by the Legal Practitioner Interest on Trust Accounts Fund (LPITAF) Grants Fund, administered by the Department of Justice and Attorney-General of Queensland.

For enquiries, please contact Benedict Coyne,email: b.coyne.11@scu.edu.au mob: 0434915713

Join Me… In Australia!

September 18, 2009
For those readers in Australia, come join me (see below).

When: September 28th, 2009
Where: Harvard Room 1, Southern Cross University, Tweed Heads, NSW
Time: 1-2 pm
What:
“I Love Mediating in NY”
Come join us to hear Jeff Thompson- NYPD Detective, Mediator & Conflict Resolver- talk about how he is using communication to promote understanding & peace in New York.