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 Peace Symposium


R100 Peace Symposium

The Future of Peace Leadership

In celebration of its centenary in Australia, Rotary has invited leaders in peace and conflict resolution to provide perspectives on challenging global and domestic issues and how we can all contribute towards building a more peaceful world over the next 100 years.

Plenary lectures will be delivered by:

  • Professor Tilman Ruff AO, founding chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
  • Dr Emma Leslie AM, Executive Director of the Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies, Cambodia.
  • Nobel Laureate, José Ramos-Horta AC, Past President of East Timor.
  • Natascha Hryckow, Coordinator UN Panel of Experts on Somalia & Geneva Centre for Security Policy Global Fellow.

A facilitated Panel Discussion on How do we reverse the Doomsday Clock?:

  • Ian H.S. Riseley OAM,  Past President of Rotary International.
  • Prof. the Hon Gareth Evans AC, Former politician & Academic.
  • Steve Killelea AM, Founder of the Institute for Economics and Peace.


For details and registration, visit the Symposium website:


 Peace Symposium