CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

CONFLICT RESOLUTION, PEACE-BUILDING,

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

To be held on November 24 - 26, 2000

in Metro Manila, Philippines

THE CONFERENCE AIMS TO ANALYZE THE PROCESSES AND SUBSTANTIVE ISSUES IN RESOLVING CONFLICTS INVOLVING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES.

PAPERS SHOULD MEET THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

·        Review, synthesize and draw lessons from the experiences of a specific ethnic group/minority group/indigenous peoples vis-ŕ-vis nation-States and/or multinational/transnational  corporations;

·        Identify  the dynamics and processes involved in  peace-building initiatives;

·        Describe and analyze the actual conduct of peace building initiatives;

·        Identify and describe indigenous methods used in resolving conflicts;

·        Evaluate the implementation of the peace agreement/accord or other such agreements;

·        Recommend measures or mechanisms for the attainment of a just and lasting peace in indigenous peoples' territories.

Please submit abstracts of not more than 500 words with a working title to indicate clearly its relevance to the conference theme.  Authors who are selected will be notified not later than end-September 2000 and invited to submit full papers to be submitted not later than 30 October 2000.  Those selected will have their participation to the Conference funded.

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT:                   15 September 2000

DEADLINE FOR FULL PAPER:                30 October 2000

Please submit papers addressed to:

The International Conference Committee

Tebtebba Foundation

P.O. Box 1993

2600    Baguio City, Philippines

Or e-mail to:  tebtebba@skyinet.net

For further information, please contact:

Tebtebba Foundation

Tel. No:  (63) 74 4439459

Fax No:  (63) 74 4447703

E-mail:  tebtebba@skyinet.net