Programme

"One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means".

Dr Martin Luther King Jr

 

     thursday the 8th of June    


Inauguration

XI Anniversary: presentation at ECLAC - United Nations Economic Commission,
Santiago, Chile - of Lama Gangchen's proposal for the creation of a
Spiritual Forum for World Peace at the United Nations.

Dedicated to the Eternal Holy Memory of Pope John Paul II

 

     16h00 Opening Ceremony    

  • Presentation of the United Nations Member States national flags

  • Welcome address by the authorities, guests of honor and keynote speakers

  • Inaugural prayers for world peace and in celebration of this year’s Vesak by representatives of different world spiritual and religious traditions

     18h00 Opening Statement - Alfredo Sfeir-Younis    

Keynote & Special Guest Speakers

     19h00 Cocktail and musical entertainment    

United Peace Voices - Italy

Marcella Nicotra - Italy

 

     FRIday the 9th of June    


     09h00 "EDUCATION" with positive side effects for your health    


T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen - Italy

Keynote & Special Guest Speakers
 

     Chairperson: Prof. Silvia Magistrini    


Magistrini, Prof. Silvia - Italy
Praise to slowness. The Pedagogy of the snail

Mercieca, Prof. Charles - USA
Alternative Medicine and Health

Meyerhof, Nina Lynn - USA
Positive Side Effects in Education

Tianxiu, Bao - Mongolia

Tianhu, Bao - Mongolia

Vellam, Diego - Italy
Therapy as Education

Monzino Jr., Antonio - Italy
Dimension for growth
 

     Question & Answer    



     15h00 "MEDIA" with positive side effects for your health    


T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen - Italy

Keynote & Special Guest Speakers
 

     Chairperson: Dr. Antonella Di Leo    


Jain, Bawa - USA

Chen, Felix S. T. - Taiwan
Transformation of all violent media to peaceful media

Kuo, Sunny - USA
Lama Gangchen World Peace Media: Objective

Dalin, Chang - China

Pozzi, Gloria - Italy

Janitschek, Hans Walter - USA
The power and the spirit

 

     Question & Answer    

 


     saturDay the 10
th of June    


     09h00 "SCIENCE" with positive side effects for your health    
In memory of Prof. Anton Jayasuriya
Open University for Complementary Medicines - Sri Lanka

T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen - Italy

Keynote & Special Guest Speakers
 

     Chairperson: Dr Claudia Sobrevila    


Sobrevila, Claudia - Venezuela
Wisdom and Science are One:
Increasing Positive Decisions for Humanity

Croce, Dr Mauro - Italy
Individuals, social groups and communities:
their independence in building the social capital

Manidi, Marie-Josč - Switzerland
Positive cognitive side effects

Carrillo, Dr. Charo - Spain
Positive Side Effects in Tibetan Medicine

Prof. Dr Wang Bao Ping - China
To dissolve the atherosclerotic plaque
the direction of treating cardio-cerebra-vascular disease

Hoenders, Dr Rogier - The Netherlands
Positive Side Effects in Psychiatry
 

     Question & Answer    

 

     15h00 "SCIENCE" with positive side effects for your health    


T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen - Italy

Keynote & Special Guest Speakers
 

     Chairperson: Prof. Luigi Zanzi    


Zanzi, Prof. Luigi - Italy
For an individual “eco-ethics” of responsibility
beyond the horizon of intentions

Valle, Prof. Luciano - Italy
Ethics and the Environment

Tosco, Frenanda - Italy
Making Peace with Death

Schneider, Dr. Ruedi – Switzerland
The General Practitioner’s perfume!

Zambotti, Dr. Luciano - Italy

Movalli, Cristina - Italy
Natural spaces, silences, listening

Yang, Lana - USA
Positive Side Effects of anti ageing is to stay mentally
and physically healthy

 

     Question & Answer    

 

     Sunday the 11th of June    

 

     09h00 "ECONOMY" with positive side effects for your health    


T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen - Italy

Keynote & Special Guest Speakers
 

     Chairperson: Prof. Alfredo Sfeir Younis     


Sfeir-Younis, Alfredo - Chile
The External Effects of Modern Economics

Ceccarelli, Dr Franco - Italy
Small is beautiful!

Pera, Dr Tiziano - Italy
We Need the Gold of the Roses

O'Connor, Lelia - USA
How Being Peaceful at Work Makes You Stronger

Meyerhof, Nina Lynn - USA
Presentation of the project of the World Spirit Fund Beteiligungs-AG

 

     Question & Answer    



     15h00 "SPIRITUALITY" with positive side effects for your health    

Guest of Honour - Venerable Phrabhavanaviriyakhun Dattajeevo Bhikkhu
 

T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen - Italy

Keynote & Special Guest Speakers
 

     Chairpersons: T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen & Lama Michel    


T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen - Italy
World network of peaceful and positive side effects

Lama Michel - Brazil
Spirituality without title: what do young people ask today of spirituality?

Mandel-Khan, Prof. Gabriele - Italy
Sufism: A peaceful way through meditation and musico-therapy

Taqing, Zichi - China

Thiesen, Dr Sergio - Brazil
Education of the Spirit and How it May Cause a Better Humanity

Jansasoy, José Sebastián - Colombia
Cultural and Spiritual Recovery of Indigenous People in Colombia
as a Positive Effect for Peace

Tallarico, Dr Vincenzo - Italy
The fundamental role of active listening and of syntony in the development of the psychological resources of the child
 

     Question & Answer    

 

     17h00 Conclusions    

  • Reading and signature of the “Verbania 2006” Declaration

  • Closing: United Nations Member States flags Ceremony dedicated to environmental and world peace.

 

     Workshops and exhibits during Congress time    

 

     Simultaneous Translation - English - Italian - Chinese    

 

“All Violent Side Effects
Transform into Non-Violent Side Effects
Into truly Positive Side Effects
by all Human Beings’ Attention, Please!
By all Holy Beings’ Blessings, Please!”

T.Y.S. Lama Gangchen

 

A teachers’ exemption from instruction has been granted by the Italian Ministry of Education (Protocol N. 1640 - 29th of May 2006)
to cover the congress days.
A participation certifi cate will be issued.