INTERNATIONAL MEETING 2008 "CONFLICT, CONQUEST & MIGRATION"
Larnaca, Cyprus
Session 1: "From London to Larnaca"
Chair: Sir David Green, KCMG, Chairman,
Royal Commonwealth Society, London.
Delegates introduce themselves and review progress since the last International Meeting, in the light of the concluding Statement of International Meeting 2006

Session 2: “Conflict, Reconciliation and Security: Lessons from the Commonwealth”
Chair: Brian Marley-Clarke, Chairman,
Royal Commonwealth Society, Canada
Panel:
Matthew Neuhaus, Director of Political Affairs, Commonwealth Secretariat.
Dr. Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, Former Cyprus Foreign Minister and Ambassador.

Session 4: “People on the Move: Migration in the Modern World”
Keynote Address: Hon. Neoklis Silikiotis,   Minister of the Interior, Cyprus
Chair: Hon. Abdullah Umar Faruk, Chairman, Committee on National Security and Intelligence, Federal House of Representatives, Nigeria

Session 8: Workshops recommence
Diplomatic Reception at the Residence of the British High Commissioner, Nicosia (jointly hosted by the High Commissioners of Australia and the United Kingdom )

Excursion
Depart by coaches for Nicosia, crossing the Green Line into northern Cyprus. Lunch will be in the secluded garden of a restaurant (Boghjalian) in an Armenian house situated in the old quarter of Nicosia
After lunch speaker: Mustafa Akinci, former Mayor of north Nicosia Depart by coach for the Byzantine Port of Kyrenia 

Session 9: "Moving Forward: The RCS and its Mission"
Keynote Address: Stuart Mole, OBE,
Royal Commonwealth Society, London
Chair: Dr. Chris Nonis, Deputy Chairman,
Royal Commonwealth Society, London

Session 7: "Cyprus : The Healing of a Divided Community"
Keynote Address: George Vassiliou,
former President of the Republic of Cyprus
Chair: Sir J.K. Andy Chande, KBE.
Royal Commonwealth Society, Tanzania
Panel:
Matthew Neuhaus, Director of Political Affairs, Commonwealth Secretariat.
Dr. Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, Former Cyprus Foreign Minister and Ambassador

Session 3: "Peace-Building at the Grass Roots: The Role of Civil Society"

Chair: Ms. Shelendra Nonis,
Royal Commonwealth Society, Sri Lanka
Panel:
Vijay Krishnarayan, Deputy Director, Commonwealth Foundation.
Dr. Maria Hadjipavlou, University of Cyprus.
Dr. Bulent Kanol, Director, Management Centre of the Mediterranean NGO.


Session 6: Workshops
1.Advocacy and Compaigning
2.Empowering Young People
3.Pursuing the Commonwealth Mission: Projects and
Programmes
4.Faith and Diversity: The Respect and Understanding Agenda
5.Re-invigorating the Branches; Involving the Membership
6.Handling the Media; Projecting the Commonwealth