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Peace looks different in communities around the world.
Choose your pathway to peace to create the greatest impact!
As the barriers to peace are diverse in communities around the world, the International Summit on Peace program offers three unique “pathways to peace” to empower individuals from all backgrounds to successfully advance peace in their communities.
Peace Promoter
Pathway 1
Participants wishing to expand their own knowledge and understanding of peace in themselves, their community and the world should follow this pathway.
Peace Actor
Pathway 2
Participants wishing to develop the skills and knowledge to mobilize individuals, organizations and communities to take united action for peace should follow this pathway.
Peace Maker
Pathway 3
Participants wishing to identify and develop advocacy techniques that enable them to present solutions and opportunities for peace should follow this pathway.

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Opening Keynote Address
• Wednesday | 18:30
Kick off the International Summit on Peace with this very special keynote address to inspire and encourage delegates to take action in their communities worldwide to ensure that peace is possible for all.
Sarawak Cultural Unity Night
• Wednesday | 20:00
The Sarawak region prides itself on its cultural and religious diversity, recognizing it as a strength and pillar of the community. Celebrate the launch of the International Summit on Peace and Sarawak’s uniquely diverse and peaceful environment with delegates from around the world.
Peace is Possible Morning Show and Keynote Address
• Everyday
Start the day off right with the action-packed, energizing Peace is Possible Morning Show! You won’t want to miss the lively show hosts, a preview of the day’s most exciting events and the exciting games and outstanding prizes. Plus each show features a motivating and inspiring keynote to get you ready for the day of peacemaking ahead, so arrive early for a great seat!
Peace on Our Planet: Is it Possible? Panel Discussion
• Thursday | 14:00
Is sustained world peace really possible in the 21st century? Diverse peacemakers representing all sectors of society share their knowledge and experience while advocating for peace as well as discuss how young people can approach this enormous responsibility to ensure peace is possible for all in the 21st century.
Religion, Culture and Tradition: Building a Foundation for Peace Panel Discussion
• Friday | 14:00
Religion, culture and tradition—critical components of our everyday lives that drive our beliefs, attitudes and actions toward peace. Hear from religious and cultural leaders on how communities can leverage our differences in faith, culture and tradition to demonstrate our shared humanity.
Closing Keynote and Peace Proclamation Presentation
• Friday | 17:30
Conclude the Summit experience with this empowering closing keynote to further ignite your passion for building a peaceful world. Solidify the knowledge gained, lessons learned and inspiration harnessed during the Summit to reaffirm your commitment to make peace possible through the presentation of the International Summit on Peace Proclamation.
Peace is Possible Rally and Concert
• Friday | 20:00
Connect with other delegates of the Summit to reflect on your experience and celebrate the action you’re about to take. The concert provides a moment for pause and reflection, as well as celebration for global peace promoters, actors and makers as we embark on a journey to establish an everlasting world peace.
Peace: Within Yourself, Your Community and the World
• Wednesday | 15:00
Many of the challenges that exist today are human made; therefore humans have the opportunity and ability to solve them. However, this requires a transformation in our attitude. Learn how understanding and fostering peace within ourselves and others is the first step to building peaceful communities and a peaceful society.
The Global Goals: The Building Blocks to Peace
• Thursday | 10:00
Sustainable development is essential for everlasting peace. Dig deeper into the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and how ending extreme poverty, fighting inequality and injustice and combating climate change are critical to ensuring peace is possible for all.
Dialogue for Peace: Communicating with Compassion
• Thursday | 11:00
In order to make peace possible, we must communicate with those who think and believe differently. Respectful and compassionate dialogue is an essential ingredient for building peaceful relationships. Learn how to communicate with compassion to build and nurture relationships that break down barriers to peace.
Break-Out Session: Fight Inequality and Injustice
• Thursday | 15:00
This break-out session goes covers the topics and themes raised during Peace on Our Planet: Is it Possible? Panel Discussion in depth to explore how inequality and injustice serve as barriers to peace. Through the lens of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, participants discuss what inequality and injustice looks like in local communities as well as discover grassroots opportunities and solutions to fight it.
Sarawak Cultural Tour: A Diverse-City
• Thursday | 16:30
The Sarawak region that prides itself on its cultural and religious diversity, recognizing it as a strength and pillar of the community. Take a tour of this diverse-city, exploring how different religious and cultural institutions work together across sectors to ensure unity, peace and prosperity for all citizens.
Peace Project Showcase
• Friday | 10:00
This showcase highlights impactful projects from across the globe that provide sustainable solutions to local barriers to peace. Learn from the actions and impact of young active citizens across the world to inspire your own commitment to build an everlasting world peace.
Conflict Resolution Training
• Friday | 11:00
Conflict is a normal and even healthy part of society. However, when conflict is mismanaged it can harm relationships. Discover how through conflict resolution you can ensure peaceful solutions are the result of any disagreement or conflict, no matter the seriousness of the situation.
Diversity and Inclusion Training
• Friday | 15:00
For solutions that foster peace to be effective they must be inclusive representing the community’s diversity. This interactive training addresses the difference between diversity and inclusion, stereotypes and bias, various aspects of diversity as well as strategies for organizations and grassroots solutions to be more inclusive.
Problem Solving for Peace
• Friday | 16:30
This interactive workshop demonstrates the kinds of understanding active citizens must have surrounding peace in today’s world. Participants explore a framework for action that individuals can use to mobilize young people toward the establishment of peaceful, inclusive and just societies that enhance sustainable development.
Peace is Possible Coalition: Collaboration that Impacts
• Wednesday | 15:00
Collaboration across all sectors of society is critical to establishing sustained world peace. Learn about how you can facilitate collaboration in your community to ensure peace is possible for all from collaborators of the Peace is Possible Coalition, whose aim is to unite stakeholders from all sectors to mobilize young people to take action for an everlasting world peace.
Problem Solving for Peace: Panel Discussion
• Thursday | 10:00
Hear from sustainable development experts from all sectors of society to better understand the intersection of sustainable development with peace and strategies to achieve both in today’s society.
*It is recommended to attend both the panel and the workshop to achieve the objectives of this session.
Problem Solving for Peace: Interactive Workshop
• Thursday | 11:00
This session goes into more detail on the topics and themes raised during the panel discussion demonstrating the kinds of understanding active citizens must have to establish peace in today’s society. Participants explore a framework for action that individuals can use to mobilize young people toward the establishment of peaceful, inclusive and just societies that enhance sustainable development.
*It is recommended to attend both the panel and the workshop to achieve the objectives of this session.
Break-Out Session: End Extreme Poverty
• Thursday | 15:00
This break-out session covers topics and themes raised during the Peace on Our Planet: Is it Possible? Panel Discussion in depth to explore how extreme poverty serves as a barrier to peace. Through the lens of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, participants discuss what extreme poverty looks like in local communities as well as the grassroots opportunities and solutions to end it.
Interactive Poverty Simulation: Breaking Barriers to Peace
• Thursday | 16:30
If you want to address the greatest challenges facing our world, the first step is to understand the problem. The Interactive Poverty Simulation provides participants with a unique eye-opening opportunity to understand the day-to-day realities of life in poverty.
Share Your Story of Impact
• Friday | 10:00
Stories of impact have their own power to create peace in communities. Discover the approaches to effectively sharing your story of positive change to create even more opportunities for building and sustaining peaceful societies.
Peace Project Showcase
• Friday | 11:00
This showcase highlights impactful projects from across the globe that provide sustainable solutions to local barriers to peace. Learn from the actions and impact of young active citizens across the globe to inspire your own commitment to build an everlasting world peace.
Collaboration Across Boundaries
• Friday | 15:00
Collaboration requires mutual understanding and respect—two things necessary to building peace. Study collaborations that have successfully fostered peace to identify the critical components of establishing and maintaining relationships that advance peace.
Building a Peace Coalition
• Friday | 16:30
Community coalitions for peace maximize and multiply grassroots actions and solutions for peaceful development worldwide. Practice the skills and actions necessary to build a coalition of community stakeholders who are taking joint action to ensure peace is possible for all.
Youth4Peace: The Generation to Make Peace Possible
• Wednesday | 15:00
It is possible to establish peace within one generation, and today’s young people can be that generation. Discuss the critical role young people have to ensure a peaceful and prosperous future for our planet and how we can share this understanding to mobilize the world’s young people.
Lead by Example: Good Governance for Peaceful Societies
• Thursday | 10:00
Explore the components of good governance in the 21st century to ensure you and other peacemakers can hold government, business and civil society leaders accountable for ensuring peace is possible for all.
Advocate to Make Peace Possible
• Thursday | 11:00
Advocacy is one of many avenues an individual and their community can take to make peace possible. Discover and explore ways you can advocate to stakeholders from all sectors of society to make decisions and take action that supports your causes for peace.
Break-Out Session: Climate Change
• Thursday | 15:00
This break-out session covers the topics and themes raised during the Peace on Our Planet: Is it Possible? Panel Discussion in depth to explore how climate change serves as a barrier to peace. Through the lens of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, participants discuss what climate change looks like in local communities as well as the grassroots opportunities and solutions to combat it.
Community Organizing for the Peace is Possible Campaign
• Thursday | 16:30
Community organizing is an important skill for mobilizing people, resources and organizations toward a common cause. Learn the critical skills necessary for community organizing and how you can develop them within yourself to organize your local community for peace.
Conflict Resolution Training
• Friday | 10:00
Conflict is a normal and can even be a healthy part of society. However, when conflict is mismanaged it can harm relationships. Discover how through conflict resolution you can ensure peaceful solutions are the result of any disagreement or conflict, no matter the seriousness of the situation.
Changing the Media Narrative
• Friday | 11:00
It seems that news and media outlets are dominated by stories of conflict, terror and violence. However, isn’t it time that we highlight the good being done in the world? Individuals, and their positive actions, have the power to change the narrative. Learn how to engage the media and showcase the positive impact being created in your community and around the world.
Empowering Others to be Peacemakers
• Friday | 15:00
Reflect on how you can take the knowledge gained not only at the Summit, but from your personal experiences as well, to determine how you can empower others in your network and community to be peacemakers who take action to ensure peace is possible for all.
Advocate Now: Creating an Advocacy Plan
• Friday | 16:30
Understand the components, challenges and uses of an advocacy plan. Consider all the lessons learned and knowledge gained during the Summit to create your own plan for advocating to your community stakeholders to make peace a priority.
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