.DISARMAMENT & SECURITY.
Information taken from the website of The international Society Culture of Peace
Together with Greek refugee initiatives, trade unions and peace groups, the international Society Culture of Peace, based in Germany, is organizing solidarity concerts in Athens and Lesbos to support refugee relief efforts and peace initiatives.
Here are the programmes in Athens and Lesbos.
Tuesday, 1st November 2016, 21.00h, City Plaza Hotel, St. Acharnon 78 and Katrivanou, Athens, 104 34 Solidarity and Peace-Concert with the Afghan singers Shekib Mosadeq and Masoud Hasanzada from Kabul/Germany. Greek music from MikisTheodorakis-Ensemble with participation of the Peace delegation from Syria.
Wednesday, 2nd November 2016, Visits and concerts in other refugee camps in Athens 3nd November, Departure to Lesbos
Programme in Mytilene/Lesbos:
Friday, 4th November 2016, Visit of the refugee camps around Mytilene. 19.30h, Hotel Lesvion, Mytilene, “Refugee crisis or Political Crisis ?”, Public discussion about causes of flight. With the peace delegation from Syria, Heike Hänsel, (Member of German Parliament), Leo Gabriel (Journalist, Austria), Members of the local community and Siniparxi in Mytilene. Moderation by Henning Zierock (Society Culture of Peace), Music by the Afghan singers Shekib Mosadeq, Masoud Hasanzada. Songs from Mikis Theodorakis
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Press meeting: Saturday, 5th November 2016, 11.00h in the Hotel Lesvion, Mytilene 14.00h Manifestation, Sappho Square, “Overcoming the causes of flight – We must win peace not war!” with international speakers and music. Center of Mytilene, “Message from the Sea” , by boat.
Sunday 6th November 2016 visit of historical places around Mytilene 12.00h, Monument of Liberty. March to the Port of Mytilene in commemoration of the dead refugees in the Aegean Sea. Appeal from Lesbos for a “Culture of Peace and new relation-ship between the peoples”
Contact: Henning Zierock, Gesellschaft Kultur des Friedens, Tel. 0049 172 7406310 email: email@example.com, www.kulturdesfriedens.de
Monday, 7th November, 18.00h at the Press Center ESIEA (organized by www.peaceinsyria.org ) with participation of leading members of the Syrian Civil Society,Contakt: Leo Gabriel, email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Panel discussion ”TOWARDS PEACE THROUGH A NEW CONSTITUTION IN SYRIA ?” Given the humanitarian disaster in and around Syria and the failure of the international community of States to produce a sustainable peace some prominent members of the Syrian civil society got together in Austria and elaborated the ground for a future constitutional process in Syria.
In the context of a tour of concerts for the refugees in Greece organized by the German based NGO Cultures of Peace the international initiative www.peaceinsyria.org will present the results of this conference in order to promote in Greece a Constitutional Assembly for Syria in the upcoming months.
Speakers: Mouna Ghanem from Damascus, Madjoleen Hassan from Latakia, Sheruan Hassan from Rojava, Evangelis Pissias from Greece and Leo Gabriel from Austria.
Music by the Afghan singers Shekib Mosadeq, Masoud Hasanzada. Songs from Mikis Theodorakis Date and time: Monday, 7th November 2016 at 18.00h Place: ESIEA (Trade Union of Journalists); Akadimias Str. No 20 (Metro Syntagma) Athens
(Thank you to Henning Zierock for sending this to CPNN)