INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
OnCity: Networks of light to inhabit the world
International laboratory of citizenship for the common good

 

Here is the program and the list of materials relating to the press review, the sessions, the seminars and the working groups of the conference "Oncity: networks of light to inhabit the world".
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PROGRAM

 

FRIDAY 1 APRIL 2016

9.00
Welcome - Introduction to work:

-          Fanny BAVA ((New Humanity Mov. Central Head, Italy)

-          Marco DESALVO ((Youths For a United World Mov. Central Head, Italy)

Press review: Lights and challenges

-          Paolo BALDUZZI (Journalist, Italy)

-          Francesca CABIBBO (Journalist, Italy)

-          James MWANIA (Journalist, Kenya)

-          Carmine CURCI (Ex Director Misna, Italy)

Frammenti di riflessione: Chiara Lubich and dialogue
- Message for Interdependence Day, Philadelphia 2003 (Excerpt)
- Address to Teens for Unity, Rome 2002 (Excerpt)

10.30 Break

11.00 
First Session: Cities in Dialogue
The potential of dialogue in conflict situations: global and personal processes
(video)

Moderator:

-          Giuseppe MILAN (Professor, University of Padova, Italy)

Presentations from experts:

-  David SHAHEED (Judge at Marion Superior Court, USA):
Helping our neighbors with mental health needs

-  Annelisa VECCHIONE (Educator, Italy):
Il dialogo nei rapporti tra generazioni

- Mario TANCREDI (Professor University of Bogotá and Barranquilla, Colombia):
From exclusion to integration: education between architecture and social engagement in Colombia

Good practices:

-  Lara ABOU MOUSSA and George ZAHM (Youth for a United World, Lebanon)
Dialogue in a conflict region (video)

-  Maria Carmen MURCIA (Levantate Y Anda Ass., Spain):
From local to global: knowing and acting

-  Zdravka GUTIĆ (Former Councilor of Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina):
Sarajevo during the war and after

- Milvia MONACHESI (Mayor of Castel Gandolfo, "Cities for Fraternity" Ass., Italy):
Reti di
città in dialogo

15.30-17.00/17.30-19.00
Hall A:
Intercultural cities
Cultural diversity as a resource

Debate

-    Antonella BIANCO (Relations between Peoples, Ethnic groups and Cultures Commission, New Humanity Mov., Italy)

-          Giuseppe MILAN (Professor, University of Padova, Italy)

-          David SHAHEED (Judge at Marion Superior Court, Indianapolis, USA)

-          Micheline MWENDIKE (Lucha Association, Democratic Republic of Congo)

-          Awatef KELADA (Foundation Koz Kazah, Egypt)

15.30-17.00/ 17.30-19.00
Hall B: Cities within conflict
A look at the causes that trigger conflicts and strategies to overcome them

Debate

-          Monica MANFREDI (Social Technician of the City of Parma, Italy)

-          Vincenzo BUONOMO (Professor Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City)

-          Gianni BIANCO (RAI journalist, Italy)

-          Pascal BEDROS (Local AMU Coordinator, Syria)

-          Corinne RABOUD (Local Project Coordinator - New Humanity Mov., Brazil)

-          Maria Elena LOSCHIAVO (Deputy-Mayor of the city of Gioiosa Jonica, Italy)

15.30-17.00 / 17.30-19.00
Workgroups:
Case studies and focus groups

Photo gallery


SATURDAY 2 APRIL 2016

9.00
Press review:
Lights and challenges

-          Paolo BALDUZZI (Journalist, Italy)

-          Francesca CABIBBO (Journalist, Italy)

-          James MWANIA (Journalist, Kenya)

-          Marcella VILLARES (Journalist, Argentina)

-          Samuel VERHEGGE (Youth for a United world, Belgium)

Workgroups highlights

-         Marta CARADONNA (AMU Education Sector, Italy)

-          Elisa GOLIN (New Humanity International Secretariat, Italy)

9.45 Break

10.15
Second session:
Cities in action
Participation as a driver for and active citizenship
(video)

Moderator:

-          Lucia FRONZA CREPAZ (Head of training projects - Social readiness school, Italy)

Presentations from experts:

-  Ana Cristina MONTOYA MONTOYA (Professor, Sophia University Inst., Loppiano, Italy)
Three scenarios to reconfigure the city

-  Giuseppe MILAN (Professor, University of Padova, Italy):
Minorities make history in our cities

Good practices:

-  Juvénal CIZA (President e Legal Representative of CASOBU Ass., Burundi):
Birth and development of an association at the service of the city’s marginalised

-  Clara SOONBOK CHOI (Maria Market, Korea):
Committed to the least: Maria market

-  Moreno ORAZI (Cantiere Oberdan, Spoleto, Italy):
Young people and culture - exploring the city

-   Veronica LOPEZ (President of the Political Movement for Unity, Argentina):
Training for active citizenship in the neighbourhood (ppt)

-  Alessandra PICARIELLO and Roberta FORMISANO (Youths for a United World Mov., Campania, Italy):
Workshops of Fraternity (video)

-  Rafael VOLPE (AFAGO – NGO, Sao Paulo, Brazil):
Instruments for a better world

11.15 Break

11.45
Cities in action
(continuation)

15.30 -17.00
Hall A:
Cities at work
Working in the city and for the city

Debate

-          Francesco TORTORELLA (AMU Projects Manager, Italy) (test)

-          Cristina CALVO (National Director of Inclusion and Human Development Department, Argentina)

-          Juvénal CIZA (President e Legal Representative of CASOBU Ass., Burundi)

-   Carlo TEDDE (President of Confcooperative - Sardinia, founding member of the “Spring 83” Coop, Italy)

-          Stefania BIAGINI GHIOTTI (Comunoteca Coordinator of Turin, Italy)

17.30 -19.00
Hall A: Cities at work
Work in the city and for the city

Debate

-          Francesco TORTORELLA (AMU Projects Manager, Italy)

-          Cristina CALVO (National Director of Inclusion and Human Development Department, Argentina)

-          Patience LOBE’ ((National Director of Inclusion and Human Development Department, Argentina, Cameroon)

-          Adriana BILLO' VIARA (Purchase Solidarity Group “Familygas”, Italy)

-     Renata GONZALES e Veronica LOPEZ (Enterprise of human development through the social tourism, Argentina) (ppt)

15.30-17.00/ 17.30-19
Hall B:
“Ecological” cities
Earth as a city for all: from micro to macro and back again

Debate

-          Andrea CONTE (Astrophysics, Italy) (ppt)

-          Silvana ANTICOLI (Agricultural Engineer, Argentina) (ppt)

-          Lorna GOLD (Head of Policy and Advocacy in Trócaire, Ireland)

-          John MUNDELL (Civil Engineer, USA) (video)

-        Franc MOURA (Deputy-President of Instituto Mundo Unido, Brazil) and Cristina DE SOUZA LIRA GAMELEIRA (Urbanist Architect, Instituto Mundo Unido Director for social projects, Brazil)

15.30-17.00 / 17.30-19.00
Workgroups:
Case studies and focus groups

21.00
Event:
Cities in art
Concert - testimony: Music and beauty as ways to citizenship and participation

Photo Contest awards (video)

 Photo gallery

 

SUNDAY 3 APRIL 2016

9.00
Roundtable:
Progress Review and Reflections

Moderator:        

-          Eugenia PASSONE (Youths for United World Mov., Italy)

Presentations by:

-          Lucia FRONZA CREPAZ (Training projects manager - Social readiness school, Italy)

-          Giuseppe MILAN (Professor, University of Padova, Italy)

Interview with:

-          Maria Emmaus VOCE (President of the Focolare Movement)

-          Jesus MORAN (Co-president of the Focolare Movement)

Workgroups highlights

-          Elisa GOLIN (New Humanity International Secretariat, Italy)

-          Marta CARADONNA (AMU Education Sector, Italy)

10.30 Break

11.00
Third session:
Networked City
Practical tools for the realization of brotherhood in the cities

Moderator:

-          Eugenia PASSONE (Youths for United World Mov., Italy)

Interventi di:

-  Maria Licia PAGLIONE (Professor, Sophia University Inst., Loppiano, Italy):
Network: where the quality of the links counts

-  Paolo FRIZZI (Professor, Sophia University Inst., Loppiano, Italy):
From the city to the world: the challenges, contributions and prospects for the UWP

11.45
Conclusions

Photo gallery

The educational relationship as a "place" for dialogue between generations to deal with, transform and     overcome the conflict

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