Conference on Transforming Conflict in Middle East - Amman Jordan - July 21-24, 2011

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Conference on Transforming Conflict in Middle East - Jordan - July 21-24, 2011



International Conference on
Transforming Conflict:
Sharing Tools for Cross-Cultural Dialogue

At a time of unprecedented transformation
in the Middle East,

bringing together best practices and successful models for
Compassionate, Cooperative, and Peaceful Relationships
Within and Between Communities

July 21-24, 2011 ~ Amman, Jordan

A Multi-disciplinary, Multi-cultural Conference
empowering the individual in society with effective, collaborative skills in
dialogue, interpersonal communication
, teamwork, leadership,
decision making, negotiation, problem solving, mediation,
conflict resolution, and sustainable reconciliation.

Sponsored by:
Common Bond Institute (US)
International Humanistic Psychology Association

Endorsed and Supported by:
King Abdullah II, the Jordanian Government,
and over 100 universities and organizations internationally

Official Partner of
Charter For Compassion & Parliament of World's Religions

Conference Details at:
(copy & paste address into your browser)
~ Registration is Open All ~

~ Call For Proposals ~
and an outstanding, international pool of over 40 expert presenters and facilitators representing leading training institutes around the world for a unique, historical opportunity to be part of launching the first in an ongoing series of capacity building conferences making a difference in the Middle East - today.

~ 4 days of engaged dialogue and applied training in proven, effective models and methods that are creative, innovative, inclusive, collaborative, practical, and culturally adaptive, intended to equip the current and next generation in building capacity for proactive citizen leadership, constructive relationships, and a culture of peace.
By design, and in cooperation with the reform agenda of the Jordanian government, the 1st Conference on Transforming Conflict (TC) is a practical conference, oriented toward direct engagement by all participants, with prepared presentations (workshops, topical panels, and keynotes) providing specific learning and stimulus for processing in facilitated dialogue groups woven throughout each day to develop productive ways for putting principles and skills into practice. Among planned outcomes are individual proficiency for increased civic participation in constructively addressing crucial challenges facing developing societies today, and the creation of a growing resource of training materials and network support provided to formal educational institutions for ongoing availability to an expanding number of individuals beyond the conferences.

~ 2 days (optional) of Post Conference Cultural Program - excursions, visits to historical sites, and cultural events.

* Skills training workshops, * practical presentations, * topical roundtables, * daily facilitated dialogue groups, * keynote speakers, * multi-cultural learning community, * live 2-way global links to remote groups in other countries, * rich networking and cooperation building, * cultural events and performances, * exhibits and displays

Official Conference Languages:  English and Arabic

LOCATION:   Amman, Jordan
SCHEDULE:  Conference and Post-Conference Cultural Programs
- 4-Day Conference: Thur. July 21 -to- Sun. July 24, 2011
- 2-Day optional Post-Conference Cultural Program: July 25 - 26

For DETAILS on Registration, Accommodations,
Travel, and Program
ommon Bond Institute
Details at
Steve Olweean, Conference Co-coordinator
12170 S. Pine Ayr Drive, Climax, MI 49034 USA  
Ph/Fax: 269-665-9393    Email:
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Comment by Irit Hakim-Keller on May 14, 2011 at 7:27pm

Very challenging and intriguing...

thanks for sharing.

Comment by yahia alkhawaldeh on May 13, 2011 at 8:15pm

thanks a lot,roger,,,nice times ,

i will wrote some thing hoping it benift.

for attending,may be i cannot becuse i pass period of funding.

Comment by Roger Eaton on May 13, 2011 at 5:43pm

Dear Yahia Alkhawaldeh,


I hope you do attend.  Please post your experiences at the conference so we can all share how it went.


Thanks much!

Comment by yahia alkhawaldeh on May 13, 2011 at 11:16am
best wishes that this conferance gained its    goals on the way of making peace in our area.i am looking to attend it....good luck.


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