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”On Saturday, February 15, prominent indigenous representatives, rights activists and other actors from all continents gathered in Inari, Finland, to attend a peer-training workshop on Indigenous truth and reconciliation practices. The workshop was initiated as part of the partnership between the Mary Hoch Center for Reconciliation (MHCR) and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) to support indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Processes worldwide.”
Read the whole article by Amelia Johnston, Mary Hoch Center for reconciliation
I participated to the launch of Mary Hoch Center for Reconciliation (at GMU S-CAR) in New York City Marble Collegiate Church on Oct 29th, 2019. Father Michael Lapsley gave key note speech with Anne Nuorgam representing the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous People. A panel followed with Professor Marc Gopin, PhD student Naj Mangoush and Secretary General Elect Azza Karam giving wonderful insight on reconciliation.
Mary Hoch Center for Reconciliation (from GMU S-CAR) cohost with UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous People briefing for Anne Nuorgam, the President of the Forum, on improving effectiveness of reconciliation processes with indigenous people on Oct 17th, 2019. Eduardo Gonzalez-Cueva complemented with comparative analysis of several commissions and process. Thank you WCC and Douglas Leonard for hosting us.Lue loppuun