United Nations International Day of Peace Celebration 2016

United Nations International Day of Peace Celebration 2016

2016-IDP

United Nations International Day of Peace Celebration

The Mahatma Gandhi Canadian Foundation for World Peace and the United Nations Association in Canada-Edmonton Branch invite you to take part in Edmonton’s International Day of Peace Celebration.

All admission is free!

The “Building Blocks for Peace” Celebration will be held on September 21st indoors at Edmonton City Hall starting at 1:00 p.m and will hold a number of exhibits, speakers, and performers.

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Master of Ceremonies:
Stacey Brotzel, CTV Edmonton

Welcome:
Jerry Saddleback Jr., Grand Chief Liaison, Treaty 6 Confederacy

Greetings from the City of Edmonton:
Councillor Mike Nickel, Edmonton City Council

Speakers:
Nina Delling, President, UNA-Canada Edmonton Branch
Heather McPherson, Executive Director, Alberta Council for Global Cooperation
Jesse Lipscombe, Co-Founder, #MakeItAwkward Campaign
Colleen Ring, Coordinator, Edmonton Peace Festival

Performers:
Belmead School Choir
Roya Yazdanmehr
Coronation School Choir

Exhibits are created by community organizations working for peace and social justice initiatives in and around Edmonton.

Our meetings are free and always open to the public. Invite your friends!

2 Comments

  1. We must Step Up and participate in actual peace keeping missions.

  2. Aloha from UNA Hawai’i…for all UNAC members please contact us when visiting Hawai’i…we would be honored to serve as a guide to the Hawaiian experience.

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