FORGIVENESS CONFERENCE PROGRAM 5.-6.7.2017 TURKU

FORGIVENESS CONFERENCE PROGRAM (5.-6.7.2017 TURKU, FINLAND)

Wednesday 5.7.2017 (Linnankatu 80, 20100 Turku/Hoolka Brugman)

09.00 – 10:00  Registration & morning coffee.

10.00 – 10.10  Elina Rantanen, Head of the City Council of Turku – Opening remarks of the conference.

10.10 – 10.20  Wali Hashi & Teemu Matinpuro – Introduction to Forgiveness Campaign.

10.20 – 10.25  Sagal Kahie – The Somali Association of Western Finland – Opening remarks of the conference on behalf of the Somali community in Turku.

10.25 – 10.35  Yusuf Mubarak, former speaker of the FPS, Finnish-Somali Association – Somali overseas organizations and their role of reconciliation.

10.35 – 10:45  Hussein Ladane, researcher at HIPS – Forgiveness possibilities for the ex-Alshabaabs.

10.45 – 10:55  Marja Tiilikainen, docent, University of Helsinki – Suffering, gender and generations: Ways forwoard? 

10.55 – 11.05  Haji Wadi, Islamic Scholar – Islam and Forgiveness.

11.05 – 11:05  Ifrah Abdiwali Abdullahi – Because I am a child!

11.10 – 12:15  Interactive Panel discussion – Why can’t we forgive each other?

  • Mohamed Ibrahim
  • Ramisa Mahdi
  • Xurriyo Abdulkadir

12:15 – 01:15  Lunch Break   

01.15 – 01:25  Case study – Video interview on forgiveness.

01:25– 01:35  Elmi Mouse Hassan, Djibouti Parliament – Djibouti Perspective on Forgiveness.

01.35 – 01:45  Alas Ali, Abdullahi Fahad, Sheekh Siciid – Hosting residents and perspective on constructive dialogue on peace and reconciliation.

01.45 – 02:30  Interactive discussion on forgiveness from the grassroots.

  • Hibo Aden
  • Nadifo Shador
  • Elmi Muse Hassan                    

02.30 – 02:45  Shurie Mohamed, from MPMTO – Forgiveness among family members.

02.45 – 03:00  Closing of Day one                  

Thrusday 6.7.2017 (Linnankatu 80, 20100 Turku/Hoolka Brugman)

DAY TWO

09.00 – 09:30  Registration, Tea/Coffee                    

09.30 – 10.30  Review of Day 1

10:00 – 10:10 Abdullahi Boolis, Somali artist and peace campaigner – Peace song.

10.10 – 10.30  Expert discussion – diasporas and their role of peace reconciliation.

  • Said Karshe
  • Mahdi Abdulle
  • Abdirihin Hussein (HUSU)
  • Adan Mataan

10.30 – 10.45  Abdulkadir Hadafow, Kanava Ry – Forgiveness and current youth.

10.45 – 11.00  Adam Matan, Anti-tribalism movement – Applying forgiveness in Somali culture.

11:00 – 11.15  Farhan Jimale, BBC – Media’s contribution to the peace.

11.15 – 11.30  Thierry Francis – Rwandan perspective on forgiveness through media.

11.30 – 11.45  Abdi Musse Mohamud – The importance of this CAFIS campaign.

11.45 – 11.55  Nimco Nor – Peace Education.

11.55 – 12:30  Interactive session – Questions and answers from the audience.

12.30 – 01:30  Lunch break

01:30- 02:30    Media, peace and forgiveness – Media role on forgiveness. Pros and cons of media.

  • Mohamed Ibrahim
  • Abdi Musse Mohamud
  • Wali Hashi
  • Farham Jimale

02:30 – 03-00 Closing Remarks from the campaigners and the Launch of the Cafis Campaign Initiative.

Please note that the schedule may change.                                                   

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