"The Importance of Cross Cultural Dialogue in peace building and the Role of University Cooperation in Post-Conflict Reconciliation" presso Università degli Studi di Firenze

"The Importance of Cross Culturale Dialogue in peace building and the Role of University Cooperation in Post-Conflict Reconciliation"

PROGRAMME

3.00 pm OPENING SESSION:
Welcome: Alberto Tesi - Rector of the University of Florence
Greetings: Lucio Battistotti - Head of the European Commission Representation in Italy Cristiano Ciappei - President of RUI Foundation
Massimo Caneva - President AESI

3.30 pm I SESSION: “CROSS CULTURAL DIALOGUE IN PEACE BUILDING”
Chaired by: Massimo Caneva - Professor of Human Rights and Coordinator of the University Cooperation Programmes for Peace in the Middle East and Balkans - Sapienza University of Rome

European Universities and Diplomats:
Prof. Giovanni Scotto - University of Florence
Manuel Castello - Academic Coordinator of the Master UNESCO for Peace in the Middle East - Sapienza University of Rome
Franco Mistretta former Italian Ambassador in Lebanon

Middle East Universities:
Youssef Gemayel - Professor of Lebanese University - Lebanon
Sophia Menache - Israeli Universities Coordinator, Master UNESCO - Haifa University

5.00 pm II SESSION: "FIELD EXPERIENCES AND RESEARCH" AESI, University of Florence, Sapienza University of Rome presentations
Introduction: Roberta Talarico – European Commission Representation in Italy
Chaired by: Massimo Caneva - AESI/Giovanni Scotto University of Florence Video – “University Cooperation Programme for Peace in Lebanon”
Coordinated by: Marialuisa Scovotto - PhD Student - Sapienza University of Rome

5.30 pm Discussion 

6.00 pm Conclusion