2001 World Peace Conference Featuring the Dalai Lama, Perez Esquivel, and Betty Williams

2002 Nobel Peace Laureate Forum Featuring Oscar Arias Sanchez

2002 Wovoka Ghost Dance and Peace Center Conference 

2004 Inter - Faith Dialogue and Concert For Peace

2005 Summer Nobel Peace Laureate Conference

2005 Interfaith Peacemaking Through Music, Art, and Poetry

2006 Summer Nobel Peace Laureate Confernce

2006 India Peace Confernce

International Peace Center 

Co - Sponsor A Day of Peace With Guest Speaker Arun Gahndi

2007 Achieving Native American Reconciliation, Speaker: Raymond Hoeferer, Ghost Dance Emissary

2008 World Peace Conference Featuring Kim Dae - Jung, Former South Korean President and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Fresh Ideas to Bring Peace to The Middle East & Resolve the Israeli - Palestinian Conflict

Manila & Mindanao Philipines, International Peace Conference 

2010 Speaker, Mrs. Kim Dae Jung, Former First Lady of South Korea & Chief of Kim Dae Jung Peace Center

2002 Wovoka Ghost Dance and Peace Center Conference 

2010 Nobel Peace Laureate Conference In Hiroshima Japan

Peace Through Transportation - Korea Transport Institute MOU

2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Lecture By Ms. Jody Williams 

Nobel Peace Laureate Lectures by President F.W. de Klerk

2013 Nobel Peace Laureate Forum - European Union - With Ambassador Joao Vale De Almeida

2013 Nobel Peace Laureate Forum - European Union - Ms. Silvia Kofler

2014 Nobel Peace Laureate Forum - European Union - Mr. Klaus Botzet

2016 Dr Jeffrey Sachs Symposium  Peace, and Sustainability Symposium

2014 Dr. Bob Miller about Native Americans

Portland, Oregon — May 30, 2016 — Best-selling author of The Price of Civilization and The End of Poverty, Jeffrey D. Sachs, Ph.D. will speak at a public symposium sponsored by Educating for Peace - Wholistic Peace Institute (Institute) and Oregon Interfaith Power & Light - Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO).  The symposium will take place in the Parish Hall of Our Lady of the Lake on Monday, June 13th from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. With a theme of “The Wholism of Our Times:  Peace, Paris Climate Agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals – What’s Next?”   the afternoon’s program will include a lecture by Dr. Sachs and two panel discussions with Q&A where the group will explore topics: the economics of Peace; JFK’s belief and proposals for reducing the risk of nuclear war; the United Nations recent Climate Agreement in Paris; Oregon’s Clean Energy future; and how can we act locally toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

 

The symposium will include remarks by a panel, To Move the World to include: Dr. Marvin Kaiser former Dean of Arts & Sciences at Portland State University and Chief Executive of Mary’s Wood; Rabbi Emeritus Joshua Stampfer, the President of the Institute’s Board and founder of PSU’s Judaic Studies Center; Gary Alan Spanovich, professor and author. EMO will lead a second panel, From Paris to Portland, to include faith voices from the Portland Metro area and Ms. Jana Gastellum, Oregon Environmental Council.

Ms. Caroline Vicini represented European Union (2012 Nobel Peace Prize winners) at Educating for Peace 2017 Nobel Peace Laureate World Summit in Portland, Oregon.  

 

Prior to joining the Delegation, Ms. Vicini served as Chief of Protocol, with the rank of Ambassador, at the Ministry
Caroline Vicini assumed the post of Deputy Head of the EU Delegation of the European Union in Washington, DC, on September 1, 2015. She oversees the daily management of the Delegation and steps in when the Ambassador is absent. She chairs the weekly DCM meeting, the venue for coordination between the 28 EU Member State embassies.


Caroline Vicini; Deputy Head of EU Delegation to the US - Delegation of the European Union to the United Statesfor Foreign Affairs in Stockholm, Sweden. During her five years in this position, she was the focal point on all issues related to the Vienna Convention for Stockholm’s 109 foreign missions, and in charge of all high-level visits to the Swedish government.
From 2008 to 2009, Ms. Vicini worked in Washington, DC, as managing director for the public affairs company, Kreab Gavin Anderson serving Scandinavian corporate clients. In the second half of 2009, she replaced the DCM at the Swedish Embassy in Dublin.


From 2004-2008, Ms. Vicini was the DCM at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC, a posting that coincided with the construction and inauguration of the new chancery by the Potomac River in Georgetown. During her tenure in Washington, she led the project team that developed the House of Sweden’s public diplomacy program, which will celebrate its tenth anniversary in 2016.


From 1999 to 2004, Ms. Vicini worked in security policy and military affairs at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, first as Head of the Pol-Mil section and thereafter as Deputy Head of the Department of European Security Policy. She handled policy areasincluding: CBMs, defense material, the initial development of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP), and matters related to the intelligence agencies.


Ms. Vicini’s earlier postings include Algiers, Paris, and Rome, where she also worked at the headquarters of the World Food Program. She has a Master’s in Business Administration from the School of Economics at Gothenburg University.  Caroline Vicini is married and has two daughters.

2016 Caroline Vicini represented European Union (2012 Nobel Peace Prize winners)

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Andrew Young Summit

Andrew J. Young, is an icon in the world of human and civil

 

rights, economic development, and International

 

Diplomacy.  A former Ambassador to the United Nations, a

 

US Congressman, and mayor for City of Atlanta where he

 

co-chaired the committee for hosting the 1996 Olympics,

 

he now implements five major initiatives to end hunger

 

and defeat malnutrition, increase prosperity and

 

employment across the globe.

"Coincidence is God's way of Remaining Anonymous"

 

Young says and while probably best known as the

 

lieutenant to Martin Luther King, he is an tremendous

 

advocate for youth and Peace Education.  He was the

 

keynote speaker for the 9th Annual Harold Schnitzer

 

Spirit of Unity Awards Nov 6th and 7th. This year's

 

winners were honored at events throughout Oregon that

 

included thousands of educators, elected officials, and 

 

students. The students use the tools of peacemakers in

 

their community and were honored with an opportunity 

 

.to ask questions of the civil rights icon,  Andrew Young.