For Immediate Release
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August 13, 1999
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Dalai Lama of Tibet Is Lead Panelist In Discussion 
On Achieving Peace in Turbulent Times

Indiana University Northwest will broadcast via satellite, a panel discussion on the prevention of youth violence, Tuesday, August 17 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Hawthorn Hall, Room D342.

The discussion, which includes the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet as lead panelist, is part of a three-day conference hosted by the Indiana University School of Education in Bloomington. The conference theme is Positive Approaches to Violence Prevention: Peacebuilding in Schools and Communities. 

Tuesday’s panel discussion will address the role of peacebuilding, as well as proactive approaches to violence prevention among young people. Panel members include the Dalai Lama, a Nobel Peace laureate - and internationally known spiritual leader and peace advocate; William Sessions, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Chief Judge Sarah Evans Barker of the U.S. District Court in Indianapolis; and Richard Kimberly, vice president of government relations for the Kimberly-Clark Corp. 

Indiana University Northwest’s prevention of youth violence satellite broadcast is free of charge. For more information or to make reservations contact the IU Northwest Division of Continuing Studies at 219-980-6829. The Bloomington panel discussion is by invitation only.

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