HUME Inaugural European Conference on ‘Leadership for Peaceful Change’, 1 – 2 July 2021

The John & Pat Hume Foundation and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute (EUI) will co-host the HUME Inaugural European Conference on ‘Leadership for Peaceful Change’ on 1 – 2 July 2021.

humeThis virtual conference, to be live-streamed from the EUI in Florence, will examine how Europe inspired many of the ideas and approaches that Nobel Peace Prize laureate John Hume applied to peace making, peace building and reconciliation in divided societies and how in turn his peace making philosophy continues to inspire current peace makers and peace builders around the world.

Speakers and moderators include:
Mary McAleese (former President of Ireland), Brigid Laffan, Seán Farren, Mairead McGuinness, Simon Coveney, Claire Hanna, Pascal Lamy, Federica Mogherini, Hans-Gert Pöttering, Richard Corbett, Miroslav Lajčák, Heather Grabbe, Mikheil Saakashvili (TBC), Franak Viačorka, Pat Cox, Zahra’ Langhi, Michael Keating, Conor O’Clery, Tony Connelly and Rory Montgomery.

Details of the Conference Programme and the Live-streaming links for the two afternoons of 1st and 2nd July can be viewed on the conference webpage by clicking on the link below.

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