We are delighted to announce a number of new global partnerships since 2012.
Following on the successful major Game Changers peace conference in Ireland with Seeds of Peace for sixty promising young leaders from seven countries in July 2012, of which Senator George Mitchell was Honorary Chairman; in December 2012 the Foundation linked with the Zouk Mikael Centre in Beirut, Lebanon which is supported by the BeirutMunicipality. Programmes are being planned now for later in 2013 bewteen our organisations , to highlight the important link that the arts can provide for a global culture of peace and understanding. A group of young leaders from Ireland travelled to Lebanon and visited the Zouk Mikael Centre to learn more about their work. Additional partnerships are being formed with Generis Lebanon and the Foundation was delighted to follow up on the successful 2009 programme with SOS Villages during our 2012 cultural exchange visit to their country.
Seeds of Peace
Global Director Leslie Lewin.
Zouk Mikael Youth and Culture Centre , Lebanon.
Director Joelle Al Bittar
www.ycczoukmikael.com or www.mjczoukmikael.com
Founder and Director Elsie Eddes
The Foundation’s faculty includes founder member of the Roy Hart Centre for Voice in France, Ms Kaya Anderson;
Dr Beatrice Allgranti, Reader in Dance Movement Psychotherapy, Director Centre for Arts Therapies Research (CATR), Convener for MA in Dance Movement Psychotherapy The University of Roehampton UK
Professor Marjorie Malkin , Graduate Professor of Therapeutic Recreation at the University of Southern Illinois.