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PCIA Conference Program

PCIA in Toronto – May 22-24, 2013

 

Day 1 – 22 May 2013
519 Kaneff Tower (Formerly the York Research Tower)

2.00pm – Sustainability Walk at York University

4.30pm – Registration

5.00pm – Introduction and Welcome: Eric Abitbol

5.15pm – Kenneth Bush – A Genealogical Study of PCIA

5.40pm – Roundtable Conversation – Setting the Stage

7.00pm – Participant Dinner – on campus

7.45/8.00pm – Film Screening on PCIA and Peace Parks, with Todd Walters, Executive Director of International Peace Parks Expeditions (IPPE).

 

Day 2 – 23 May 2013
519 Kaneff Tower (Formerly the York Research Tower)

8.30 am – Breakfast

9.00 am – Unifying Theory and Practice of PCIA/Panel Presentation and Discussion (1 session, 3 panelists): Chair – Eric Abitbol

  1. Demola Akinyoade – Peace and Conflict Impact Theory
  2. Vat Kamatsiko PCIA Theory in Field Practice: Reflections on World Vision's Pursuit for Peace Impact through Quality Programming
  3. Erin McCandless Peacebuilding Design and Measurement in the UN and in the New Deal

 11.45 pm – Break for Lunch

 1.00 pm – Critical Perspectives of PCIA/Panel Presentation and Discussion (1 session, 4 panelists): Chair – Simona Achitei

  1. Edwin Barasa Mangeni Promoting Empowerment and Accountability in Conflict Affected Environments through PCIA.
  2. Norma V. Constantino Localizing Peace and Development Through PCIA
  3. Zahid Ahmed Shahab A Critical Analysis of PCIA's Theory and Application in Pakistan
  4. Marwan Haddad – Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment of the Palestinian-Israeli Water Case

3.15 pm – Coffee Break

3.30 pm – Dialogue (Small Groups and Reporting Back): Chair – Marides Gardiola

5.00 pm – Closing

7.00 pm – Group Dinner in Toronto


Day 3 – 24 May 2013
Room 313, The Student Centre

8.30 am – Breakfast

9.00 am – Recap of previous day’s insights: Chair – Erin McCandless

9.30 am – Practitioners in the Field/Panel Presentation and Discussion (1 session, 4 panelists): Chair – Zahid Ahmed Shahab

  1. Simona Achitei Mainstreaming Failure or a Small Measure of Success? Observations from a large-scale PCIA in post-war Sri Lanka
  2. Marides Gardiola – Beyond the Lense: A Practitioner’s Perspective
  3. Eric Abitbol – From Project Equality to Political Symmetry?
  4. Asaf Zohar – Peace Education Towards Sustainability: PELS Arava Institute for Environmental Studies       

1.00 pm – Break for lunch

 

519 Kaneff Tower (Formerly the York Research Tower)

1.30 pm – Dialogue Process and Workshop: Chair - Eric Abitbol

3.30 pm – Insights and Recommendations

4.00 pm – Closing

7.00 pm – Group Dinner in Toronto