The series of live streaming meetings continues between Ambassadors and Rondine students on the topic of youth leadership in the post-pandemic world, for this occasion the European institutions will be present


On May 29, at 6.00 pm, live on Facebook pages of Rondine (IT) and Rondine International Peace Lab (EN)


The title of the third meeting of the Rondine World Room initiative will be “Leaders for Europe”, these series are promoted by Rondine Cittadella della Pace in live streaming, aiming at encouraging a direct comparison between representatives of official diplomacy and young people of the World House studying to become the next peace leaders.

The central theme once again will be the commitment of youth leadership in the post-pandemic world that, through new points of view that will broaden the horizon to a wider geographical area, will tend toward a global analysis anticipating the new conflicts that are emerging at a political, social and economic level, and to find new ways to approach them creatively. A virtual journey that led us first to the Americas and after the Mediterranean it shifts the focus to the European continental frame attended by France, Lithuania, Slovenia and,for the first time in the World Room, a European institution, the European Economic and Social Committee.

The appointment is scheduled for Friday 29 May 2020 from 18.00 to 19.00 in Italy and will be streamed on the Facebook pages of Rondine (IT) and Rondine International Peace Lab (EN). Speakers: H.E. Christian Masset, Ambassador of the French Republic to Italy, H.E. Ričardas Šlepavičius, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Italy, H.E. Tomaž Kunstelj, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to Italy and with the special participation of Luca Jahier, President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) with whom the students of Rondine had already met in November 2019 in Paris on the occasion of the Paris Peace Forum.

Moreover, for the students of Rondine will take part Vesna from Serbia and Georges from Mali. Besides, the meeting will host Maria Karapetyan, Rondine’s alumna affiliated with Rondine International Peace Lab, today Member of the National Assembly of the Armenian Republic, after being one of the protagonists of the 2018 velvet revolution.

The initiative is promoted as part of the global “Leaders for Peace” campaign today in the midst of its second year of activity after the launch at the United Nations in New York at the end of 2018 and the official signature by Italy.

Thanks to the support expressed by many subjects in this first phase, Rondine intends to seek new paths, also drawing on the tools of digital diplomacy, to continue promoting the appeal for global leaders to invest in a new, young peace leadership and, at the same time, to promote the teaching of human rights in their national school programs with the help and support of the Rondine Method.

“It is not automatic that humanity comes out better from this moment – says President Franco Vaccari – What we can do is give our contribution as we are doing now. At Rondine we practice concreteness, we cultivate big dreams but then we take the possible steps. The Leaders for Peace campaign is also born within this spirit “.

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