April 20, 2017
Madrid City Council has launched a WORLD FORUM ON URBAN VIOLENCE AND EDUCATION
FOR COEXISTENCE AND PEACE to address this situation and lay the foundations to
work against urban violence. A Forum allowing to outline the different types of urban violence
and discuss channels and ways to prevent, tackle and, if possible, eradicate it. It is a
Forum to spread thoughts and practices that allow us to transform the cultures of violence
into cultures of peace.
The Madrid World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace is a
meeting place for local leaders, international organisations and networks, academic world,
NGOs and civil society. Its purpose is to open a joint process of debate, reflection and
construction of common solutions that foster urban environments capable of eliminating
expressions of violence.
On the 20th of April Executive Chairman and founder of the Institute for Economics and Peace Steve Killelea will be involved in a plenary session on ‘Peaceful Coexistence’
Date: Thursday 20th April 2017
Venue: La N@ve Calle Cifuentes, nº 5 – 28021 MADRID Tel. +34 914 803 325
For more information and register your attendance for this event here