Women’s Conference on Nonviolence October 2016 IGINP and GRF Jalgaon

Agenda 2016

Title of the Programme: Women’s conference on Nonviolence
Nature of the Programme: Conference; International
Date of Programme: October 2016
Duration: Three Days (Proposal is October 10th,11th, &12th although other options can be explored.)
Organizer: International Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence and Peace (IGINP), Madurai
Contact Address: IGINP, Majagram, Kadavur, Chhathripatti Post, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu, India
Co-Organizer – Proposed: Gandhi Research Foundation, Jalgaon, MS, India
Venue – Proposed: GRF, Jalgaon
Participants: Women Peace Activists from across the world and Indian Grassroots (those having interest and experience in Peace and Nonviolence)
No. of Participants: 50 International women + 150 Indian Women
Objective: Advancing Women’s Role in Nonviolent Action;Showcasing Nonviolence before Policy Makers and General Public
Conference Activity: Art-based performance
Dialogue and Interactions
Public Fair of the work of Women Groups
Introduction to range of Peace and NV activities
Outcome: The first of multiple actions for the Jai Jagat 2020 campaign.
Inspire the women practicing nonviolence in grassroots settings to do more.
Develop a sense of the different methods and ways of carrying out nonviolence.

Follow Up:Work with international women to gain their support for onward work on Jai Jagat, and promotion of Gandhi.

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Options for international participants

1) Covering the base costs including all accommodation / food in India and local travel: 1’050€, 1165 CH/USD 1170.00 (This would include no solidarity contribution.)

2) Covering accommodation / food in India and local travel, including solidarity contribution for 1 international woman activist from less developed countries (Africa, South America, South East Asia): 1’500 €/CH 1650/ USD 1665 (incl. solidarity contribution)

3) Covering accommodation / food in India and local travel, including solidarity contribution for 1 woman activist in India 1’200€/CH 1320/ USD 1330 (incl. solidarity contribution)


Interested women and representatives of international women’s organisations and NGOs, please contact the persons at the e-mail addresses below. On-line registration and pdf registration forms to be downloaded will be available on IGINP website after March 1st 2016. Final day of submission of application is April 30, 2016.

The cheques/transfers from India can be remitted to:
Account Name: IGINP
SB Account No: 6529404829
IFSC Code: IDIB000B066
Indian Bank, Bibikulam Branch
Madurai 625014, Tamilnadu

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