Peace in the Marketplace - 21 May 2011

Call to prayer

The prayer service opens with the sound of a ram's horn.

Youth in action

The youth participants in the IEPC performing a skit advocating for economic justice.


Understanding the root causes of global economic-related violence was on the agenda for the fourth day of the IEPC.

Peace in the Marketplace

Panel from left: Rev. Garnett Roper, Jamaica; Archbishop Valentine Mokiwa, Tanzania; Ms Omega Bula, Canada; Rev. Prof. Dr Emmanuel Clapsis, USA; Rev. Dr Roderick Hewitt, Jamaica.

Walking in another’s shoes

19 children from Jamaican elementary school participated in a workshop at the IEPC. The children went through an exercise taping the footprints of the outcast kid to their shoes in order to learn how it feels to be unloved.

Dr Yanike Hanson

Dr Yanike Hanson, an instructor within the Global Network of Religions for Children, is guiding Jamaican elementary schoolchildren through an exercise in peacemaking at the IEPC.

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