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26/3/04 - Pledge for Peace for Children

The Pledge for Peace for Children: Reality or Hope? Seminar - Friday 26th March 2004, Marking the Launch of The Praxis Centre

Professor Simon Lee Professor Antony Bryant Dr Steve Wright Pam Dawes


This seminar was held at Leeds Metropolitan University on Friday 26th March. It marked the launch of the Praxis Centre through an informative seminar on armed conflict and the Rights of the Child; with practical examples of the technologies used and real abuses from areas of conflict.

Professor Simon Lee, Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Metropolitan University opened the seminar with a welcome speech and was followed by Professor Tony Bryant, Professor of Informatics, who gave the Introduction and chaired the event.

Speakers at the event were:

Rae McGrath, Founder Mine Advisory Group and Nobel Peace Prize Co-Laureate.

Andrea Khan, Policy Analyst and Researcher, Office of the Honourable Landon Pearson, Advisor on Children's Rights, the Senate of Canada. "A CANADA FIT FOR CHILDREN: A RESPONSE TO UN POLICY"

Dr Steve Wright,
Director of Omega Foundation. "FUTURE SUB-LETHAL, INCAPACITATING AND PARALYSING TECHNOLOGIES"

Pam Dawes,
Manchester Aid to Kosovo. "CHILD WAR SURVIVORS - PROTECTION AND EMPOWERMENT"

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