Transcript of "Peaceful conflict resolution peace foundation"
Peaceful Conflict Resolution: A Workshop on Building Peace in Your Community Diversity Forum 2012 Facilitators: Christina Barruel and Claire Speedy With support from Merran Spath
Session overview• Introduction to the Peace Foundation• Auckland as a City for Peace• Exploring peace and conflict• Skills for Peaceful Conflict Resolution – Responses to conflict – Dealing with conflict constructively• Auckland’s commitment to principles of peace – Auckland Peace City Toolkit• Building Peace in our communities
The Peace FoundationWorks to build peaceful relationshipsamong people of all ages andcultures– from personal to global througheducation, research and action
Teaching children and youth how to: - solve conflicts peacefully - act as effective peer mediators - grow into confident young leaders
Building rapport and respectPeer Mediators from Mt Roskill Grammar at Auckland City for Peace Celebration
Teaching parents, grandparents and caregivers skills to: - bring out the best in their children - resolve conflicts peacefully and constructively - reduce violence in the home
Auckland’s Commitment to the Principles of Peace• Auckland City for Peace Declaration• Aspirational• United Nations International Network of Peace Cities• Dedicated to the creation of nuclear free zones and a culture of peace• Auckland Peace City Toolkit
Looking at the declaration up close‘Affirming that the wellbeing of all people is advanced by non-violent conflict resolution and the promotion of a culture of peace, justice and non-violence through education’‘Embracing the diverse backgrounds of all people and encouraging their participation in society regardless of age, gender, abilities, ethnicity, income, cultur e, politics, sexuality or health’
What does peace mean to you?How does it look in your community?