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2011/5/17
Video streaming the peace convocation

The World Council of Churches (WCC) will be web streaming the plenary sessions and special events of the upcoming International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC). The video streams will be live from the Mona campus of the University of West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, where the convocation is being held, beginning Wednesday 18 May.

The streaming will be available through the IEPC website www.overcomingviolence.org and the Jamaica Information Service http://www.jis.gov.jm/videos/live.

Following is the web streaming schedule. All times are Jamaica local time (GMT-5 hours) and subject to change.

For more information about the speakers and panel members please download the IEPC handbook (pdf, 784 KB) at www.overcomingviolence.org

Wednesday 18 May (time and speakers subject to change)

Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Plenary:
Opening, DOV celebration, keynote address, greetings
Scheduled speakers:

  • Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
  • Rev. Dr Paul Gardner
  • Rev. Dr Margot Kässmann
  • Metropolitan Dr Hilarion of Volokolamsk
  • Canon Dr Paul Oestreicher

Time: 17:30 - 19:00
Opening Prayer and worship service

Thursday 19 May (time and speakers subject to change)

Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Plenary: Peace in the Community
Scheduled speakers and panel:

  • Martin Luther King III
  • Prof. Ram Puniyani
  • Dr Muna Mushahwar
  • Dr Deborah Weissman
  • Dr Tania Mara Viera Sampaio
  • Asha Kowtal
  • Rev. Karen Thompson

Friday 20 May (time and speakers subject to change)

Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Plenary: Peace with the Earth
Scheduled speakers and panel:

  • Rev. Tafue M. Lusama
  • Sr Ernestina López Bac
  • Adrian Shaw
  • Lic. Elias Crisostomo Abramides
  • Fr Prof. Dr Kondothra M. George
  • Choir from Global Network of Religion for Children

Saturday 21 May (time and speakers subject to change)

Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Plenary: Peace in the Marketplace
Scheduled speakers and panel:

  • Archbishop Valentine Mokiwa
  • Omega Bula
  • Fr Emmanuel Clapsis
  • Rev. Dr Roderick Hewitt
  • Rev. Garnett Roper
  • Dr Rommel F. Linatoc

Sunday 22 May (time subject to change)

Time 17:00 - 19:00
Concert (time to be confirmed)

Monday 23 May (time and speakers subject to change)

Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Plenary: Peace among the Peoples
Scheduled speakers and panel:

  • Setsuko Thurlow
  • Dr Christiane Agboton-Johnson
  • Dr Patricia Lewis
  • Dr Lisa Schirch
  • Archbishop Avak Asadourian
  • Rev. Kjell Magne Bondevik

Tuesday 24 May (time subject to change)

Time: 10:30 - 12:30 and 14:30 - 16:15
Closing Plenaries

Related website:Video streaming the peace convocation

Submitted by:WCC
 
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