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World Chess Federation Message PDF Print E-mail
Written by MonRoi Support on Tue, Aug 09 2011 (01:30)

 

Founded in Paris on 20 July 1924, the World Chess Federation (Federation Internationale des Echecs, known as FIDE from its French acronym) was recognized by the International Olympic Committee as an International Sports Federation in 1999.

 

 
Rupert Bazambanza Designs Chess For Peace Poster PDF Print E-mail
Written by MonRoi Support on Tue, Aug 09 2011 (01:19)


Rupert Bazambanza is an illustrator and survivor of the April 1994 genocide in Rwanda. He emigrated to Montréal, Canada in 1997 where he received his training at the International Academy of Design. Rupert is available to give lectures featuring his work with the goal of encouraging tolerance.

 

Source: Montreal Institute For Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University

 

 

 
The 22nd Global Conference on Worlds Religions After 9/11 PDF Print E-mail
Written by MonRoi Support on Thu, Aug 04 2011 (20:32)

 

On September 7, 2011, at The Palais des congrès de Montréal, His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, will be joined by Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi, world-famous author Deepak Chopra, Professors Tariq Ramadan, Robert Thurman, Steven T. Katz, Gregory Baum and Swami Dayananda Saraswati who will speak on the theme "Peace Through Religion".


The conference will include:
• A keynote address by the Dalai Lama
• Talks given by the other participants
• Panel discussions on the importance of inter-faith education and co-operative action
• Discussion of a proposed Universal Declaration of Human Rights by The World's Religions

 
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And for the chess-player the success which crowns his work, the great dispeller of sorrows, is named "combination."

-Emanuel Lasker (1868-1941)



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