May 12, 2010, 9:00am-3:30pm EST
Newseum (Knight Conference Center)
555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
The United States Institute of Peace and the Independent Television Service, in collaboration with Sesame Workshop and citizen journalists
around the world, invite you to a leadership summit on May 12,2010, & Peacebuilding" href="http://click.newsletters.usip.org/?qs=1c75277b0b5a1a9c825bb9f650ba6c05b0c779fff3053bb72a784e24aba68b43" target="_blank"">Seizing the Moment: Media &
Held at the magnificent Newseum in Washington, D.C., this summit will
consider specific recommendations on ways to harness the power of media
for conflict prevention. We will bring together senior media makers and
policymakers, powerful change agents who are key to the development of
new ideas with the potential to reduce future conflict.
Distinguished participants include:
Host, Tell Me More, National
Member of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff, U.S.
Department of State
President and CEO, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Veteran Broadcaster and Visiting Expert, USIP
Senior News Anchor, Al Jazeera English
President and CEO, Sesame Workshop
Co-Founder, Global Voices
School of Media and Public Affairs
Please contact Christopher Neu at firstname.lastname@example.org
with any general questions about this event.
About the Media as Global Diplomat Series
Seizing the Moment is the third in the Media as Global Diplomat
series, a set of meetings designed to explore and highlight the
expanding power of today's media to transform public diplomacy and
promote more peaceful international relations. Ted Koppel hosted the first in
the series, and Queen Noor of Jordan second" href="http://click.newsletters.usip.org/?qs=1c75277b0b5a1a9c60fbaf640740ef4ddea8408354fd965b8d809dfcfc10521f" target="_blank"">the second. Over 1000
people in more than 25 countries participated in the first two events.