Peace Day seminar

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Pinni B building, auditorium B1100


United Nations Association of Tampere (TAYK ry)

The International Day of Peace is celebrated on September 21st each year. Based on the UN resolution 36/37 it's a day that is devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.”

A lot of events are organized all around the world on this World Peace Day and of course also Tayk is involving in celebrations. We are arranging an interesting seminar on immigration issues - welcome to listen and to change views!

The seminar is divided into two sections - the first two addresses will be held in English and the latter two in Finnish. Tayk is also offering coffee for participants between these two sections!


12.00 Welcoming words

12.15 Olli Ruohomäki, Ulkopoliittinen Instituutti: “Conflict, Security and Migration”

13.15 Eeva Puumala, researcher, Tampere Peace Research Institute: “Asylum seekers, societies and the struggle in-between”

14.15 Coffee break

14.45-16.45 Two addresses IN FINNISH: one concerning the work of the Finnish Red Cross during the immigration situation last year and the other the personal experiences of an entrepreneur who was awarded as the "refugee man of the year" in 2016.

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Sini Suominen