On the occasion of ‘Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’, UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP), Embassy of India, France and the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO
Cordially invites you to the
AHINSA Lecture - A dialogue with the hologram of Mahatma Gandhi on the Future of Education; Anantha Duraiappah, Director of UNESCO MGIEP, and Grégoire Borst,Professor of developmental psychology and neurocognitive development and school learning, CNRS and Vera El Khoury Lacoeuilhe, Member of Advisory board of UNESCO MGIEP’s TECH 2019
Venue -Room 1, UNESCO Headquarters, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris
Date - Tuesday, 1 October
Timing: Registrations commence 5:30 pm onwards. Lecture starts at 6 pm, followed by interaction with the public and high tea
This dialogue is a message of education from UNESCO HQ Paris to the world to mark the International Day of Non-Violence 2019. The event will be attended by youth and permanent delegates of several member states.
WEBCAST link of the lecture can be found here
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About the Ahinsa Lecture Series
Ahinsa is derived from Sanskrit word hims meaning injury and its opposite (a-hiṃsā meaning without any injury). It refers to the ethical philosophy of non-violence popularized by one of its greatest champions, Mahatma Gandhi. Introduced in 2016, the Ahinsa Lectures are delivered by leading proponents of peace and non-violence for the benefit of peace builders, policy makers, UNESCO Member States, youth and the international community. The Ahinsa Lecture is organized to mark the International Day of Non-Violence celebrated on 2 October, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth.
More at: http://mgiep.unesco.org/distinguished-lecture-series
About UNESCO MGIEP
The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) conducts research on education for peaceful and sustainable societies, in line with the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda (Goal 4.7). In line with its vision of 'Transforming Education for Humanity', the Institute’s programmes researches the integration of social-emotional learning in education systems, digital pedagogies, way to position youth as global citizens at the centre of the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development.See:https://mgiep.unesco.org/