International Day Saturday, October 1, 2016
ACR International Day 2016
Local Practice into Global Principles
October 1, 2016 9am-1pm
Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore MD USA
Join us to honor Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI) Recipient of the 2016 ACR International Outstanding Leadership Award
• MBBI leaders will share key lessons learned during their first decade of practice supporting conflict resolution and peace processes around the world, identifying core principles that guide the organization’s work.
• Peacebuilders will discuss local practice and the on-ground realities of conflict resolution in a variety of communities where they have worked: Mary Montague, Founder, TIDES Training & MBBI Consultant (N. Ireland) Nick Oatley, COO, PartnersGlobal (Columbia / LAC) Gail Ervin, Co-Team Leader, MBBI Warriors to Peace Guardians (Kenya) Nathalie Al-Zyoud, Sr. Mediator, Communities in Transition (CAR) Shadia Marhaban, Regional Consultant-SE Asia, MBBI (Indonesia)
• Participants will engage presenters in facilitated conversation to share their experiences and practice and further explore the existence and relevance of a set of common, global principles for building peace and conflict resolution worldwide.