University of Toronto Peaceweek

November 10, 2005 08:49 ET

Media Advisory - A Nonviolent Peaceforce at U of T Peace Week

An Alternative Army of Peacemakers for Remembrance Day Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, News Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 10, 2005) - Representatives from Nonviolent Peaceforce, Peace Brigades International and Christian Peacemaker Teams will be speaking about their experiences as unarmed civilian peace facilitators in conflict zones in Hart House at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 11 as part of University of Toronto Peace Week.

"We liked the idea of presenting an alternative army of peacemakers on Remembrance Day," says Anna Jaikaran, a member of the Peace Week Organizing Committee.

Speakers at the discussion of Peace Teams are:

Lyn Adamson, a member of the International Governing Council for Nonviolent Peaceforce
Erika Zarate, recently returned from her work with Peace Brigades International in Colombia
Bob Holmes, a Basilian priest just back from work with the Christian Peacemaker Teams in Baghdad and Hebron.

/For further information: Secondary contact:
Lyn Adamson, Nonviolent Peaceforce
416 596 7328 (home)
416 696 1411 (cell)
/ IN: OTHER

Contact Information

  • Anna Jaikaran, member of Peace Week Organizing Committee
    Primary Phone: 647-280-0594
    Secondary Phone: 416-656-5739
    E-mail: awoolley@chem.utoronto.ca