AHINSA Series 2019 in Paris- A dialogue with the hologram of Mahatma Gandhi on the Future of Education

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 are organizing the fourth AHINSA series on the Future of Education with a hologram of Mahatma Gandhi; Anantha Duraiappah, Director of UNESCO MGIEP, Vera El Khoury Lacoeuilhe, Member of Advisory board of UNESCO MGIEP’s TECH 2019 and Grégoire Borst,Professor of developmental psychology and neurocognitive development and school learning, CNRS

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

Please register here

Media RSVP:

Gopika Nair | 9650603387 | g.nair@unesco.org

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/