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Child soldier, Liberia (1997)

Event: Consultation on Small Arms and Light Weapons in West Africa
Venue: Abokobi, near Accra, Ghana
Date: November 25-29, 2002
Organizer: FECCIWA, in co-operation with the WCC
Contact: Baffour D. Amoa
General Secretary
c/o PO Box CT 4317
Cantonments - Accra Ghana
Tel: +233 21 779503
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Viqueque, a small town on
the south coast of Timor.


Event: Volunteering, reaching out for reconciliation and peace
Venue: Seoul, Korea
Date: 29 September - 3 October 2002
Contact: Kathi Denis
Executive director
International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE)
14001 1 Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington DC 20005, USA
Tel. +1 (202) 7298250
Fax +1 (202) 7298102

Kosovo refugee camp at a former
bus depot in North Mitrovica (2000)

Event: Ninth international conference on war tax resistance and peace tax campaigns: "War, Money and Conscience"
Venue: Berlin, Germany
Dates: 5-8 September 2002
Organized by: Conscience and Peace Tax International (CPTI)
Contact/address: Klaus Waiditschka
c/o Jugendheim Hirschluch, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)33678-69512
Fax: +49 (0)33678-69599

Fiji: Demonstration protesting
violence against women (2000)

Event: DOV Launch-Pacific
Venue: Cook Islands (at the Pacific Conference of Churches general assembly)
Date: During the 11-18 September 2002 assembly
Organized by: Pacific Conference of Churches
Contact: Rev. Valamotu Palu
Address: P.O. Box 208, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 311277
Fax: +6799 303205

Ground Zero at twilight

Event: "Religion and conflict: cause or cure?" This event will examine the role of religion in conflict. How does religion contribute to violence, and how can it contribute to overcoming violence? How can we diminish the role of religion as a stimulant to violence and reinforce its role as an agent for peace? Speakers: Bishop Margot Kässmann, Imam A. Rashied Omar, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Tom Blue Wolf
Venue: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Date: 4-5 October 2002
Organized/sponsored by: US Conference for the WCC, Paul Rice Center for Spiritual Practice (Central Congregational United Church of Christ), Dean of the Chapel, Emory University
Contact: Dr Gilbert R. Friend-Jones
Tel. +1 404-6334505

Event: A conference on "The Orthodox Churches in a pluralistic world: An ecumenical conversation" will explore how Orthodox churches have, and can continue to, contribute to the reconciliation of communities which find themselves in violent opposition for ethnic, racial, political, economic and religious reasons.
Venue: Maliotis Cultural Center, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Dates: 3-5 October 2002
Organized/sponsored by: WCC, Boston Theological Institute, Harvard Divinity School
Contact: Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
Tel. +1 617 850-1213
Fax: +1 617 850-1460

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