Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Peace and Conflict Resolution and Prevention through Rotary ICC

933 views

Published on

Rotary International Convention New Orleans
Workshop: Peace and Conflict Resolution and Prevention through Intercountry Committees
Presentation by Tony Polsterer, ICC Executive Committee Chairman

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Peace and Conflict Resolution and Prevention through Rotary ICC

  1. 1. Workshop: PeaceandConflict Resolution andPreventionthrough Intercountry Committees<br />Date and Time: Tuesday 24 May, 09:00-10:00<br />Location: Room 276, Ernest N. MorialConvention Center <br />Intercountry committees, or ICCs, areoneofRotary’smanypathstofosteringgoodwillandpeaceamongnations. ICCs arenetworksofRotarians, Rotary clubs, ordistricts in twoormore countries workingtogether on a national level. Jointhisdiscussiontolearnhow Intercountry Committeesworkwithinthisareaoffocus.<br />
  2. 2. Rotary International Convention <br />New Orleans2011<br />Peace and Conflict Resolution and Prevention<br />
  3. 3. The Panel<br />Moderator: Toni Polsterer<br />DG Charlie Murphy USA<br /> DGN Dietrich Bilger<br />PDG Gianni Jandolo Italy<br />PGG Mohammed Delawar Egypt<br />PDG Guenther Koenig Germany<br />
  4. 4. Intercountry Relations through ICC<br />Toni Polsterer<br />DG 2002-03, D 1910: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia<br />Chair 20010-2012 of the ICC Executive Council<br />
  5. 5. The Inter-Country Committees: A Road to Peace<br />
  6. 6. France-Germany IntercountryCommittee<br /> The first ICC, between Germany and France wasestablished in 1950 in Strasbourg<br />
  7. 7. “Rotarians must be from now on at the forefront of the peace ideal.”<br />Robert Haussmann<br />France-Germany Intercountry Committee<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Country basedactivity for bilateralhumanitarian and peace efforts, using programs and initiatives fittinginto the RI Strategic Plan<br />The Role of ICC in Rotary<br />
  11. 11. Peace and the Role of ICCs<br />Focus on long term relations between Rotarians of two countries<br />Common activities and service projects<br />Special focus on team building projects<br />
  12. 12. Peace and the Role of ICCs<br />ICC are bilateral activities of countries and their districts<br />ICCs can help in creating a climate for peace between countries in the same region and far beyond<br />Humanitarian projects can help to provide an environment for alleviating internal tensions: “Reach within to embrace Humanity”<br />
  13. 13. How Inter-Country Committees Work for Peace<br />National Section in each of the two Countries <br />Membership: Rotarians, spouses, Rotaractors, clubs and districts<br />ImportanceofEmpathyandcomprehension<br />
  14. 14. ICCs EncourageWorking together, throughUnity in Diversity<br />The ICC section in the other country is your ambassador there<br />ICCs can overcome potential tensions and misconceptions<br />By “Building Communities” between countries, ICCs are bridging countries, “Bridging Continents” <br />
  15. 15. The Inter-Country Committees: A Road to Peace<br />

×