Fund for Reconciliation and Development

The Fund for Reconciliation and Development announces in its latest newsletter:

Join us in Washington, DC, June 19 – 22, 2006

- Conference I (June 19 – 21) : Legacies: Normalization of Diplomatic, Economic and
Cultural Relations with Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

- Conference II (June 22): Lesson: Why not Cuba?

Conference I: Legacies

Monday, June 19 (draft,subject to change)

5:30 p.m. registration and reception; films
7:30 p.m. Choices (Historical and Moral)
Singing with Peter Yarrow of Peter,
Paul & Mary

Tuesday, June 20

The role of US civil society

9:00 a.m-10:30 a.m. NGOs
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Education and culture
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Veterans
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Former refugees
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Business
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Reception/dinner honoring
the role of foundations

Wednesday, June 21

Engagement by governments

9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. White House, State
Department, Congress
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Representatives of
Cambodia, Laos, Viet Nam
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Physical legacies: land
mines, UXO, Agent Orange
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Political legacies: Perma-
nent Normal Trade Relations,
Trade Bill, democracy, religion
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Break out groups
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Reception/dinner honoring
political leaders of normalization

Fund for Reconciliation and Development, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University
in cooperation with Aid to Southeast Asia * American Friends Service Committee * The Gardner Documentary Group * Global Exchange * National Council of Churches * Operation USA * Peacetrees Vietnam * Social Science Research Council * Vietnam Veterans of America * Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation/ Veterans International * Volunteers for Peace * Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, US Section (list in formation)

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Conference II: Lessons

Thursday, June 22 (draft,subject to change)

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Why not Cuba?
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Reconciliation road
maps; regional context

Fund for Reconciliation and Development, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University, in cooperation with: Center for International Policy * Freedom to Travel Campaign * Global Exchange * National Council of Churches * Operation USA * Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, US Section (list in formation) .

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in word, and click on the button ‘Invitation Word’.

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