Endorsers & Supporters List
The World Peace Forum 2006 gratefully acknowledges the contributions provided by the following organizations that have made this event possible:

City of Vancouver
The Simons Foundation
British Columbia Teacher Federation
LookOut Software

There are a number of organizations in Canada and internationally that have expressed their support to the World Peace Forum 2006 and have sent letters of endorsement. The letters are available upon request.

International Endorsers & Supporters
Abolition 2000
African Centre for Human Advocacy (South Sudan)
Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization (Egypt)
Algerian Volunteers for Peace and Cultural Exchanges
Alliance for a New Humanity
All Nepal Journalist Association (Nepal)
Arab Net for Research on Landmines (Syria)
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (Thailand)
Association of Physicians and Medical Workers for Social Responsibility
Centre for Rights and Development – CEFRAD (Seychelles Islands)
Cuban Movement for Peace and Peoples Sovereignty
Education International (South Africa)
Egyptian Group Against Corporate Globalization -AGEG
Focus on the Global South (Philipines)
Fundación Nueva Esperanza (Guatemala)
Global Alliance for Preserving the History of WWII in Asia (USA)
Global Initiatives for Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Action (Nepal)
Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space (USA)
Global Peace Solution
Global Sports Alliance Lagos Team (Nigeria)
Global Youth Service Day
Human Agenda, California (USA)
International Art Partnership “Origami Peace Tree Project”
International Association of Peace Messenger Cities
International Committee of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation
International Latin American Council for Peace Research
(CLAIP- Mexico)
International Movement for a Just World (Malaysia)
International Peace Bureau
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Japan Council Against A & H Bombs
Jerusalem Centre for Women (Palestine)
Kiwanis Club Algeria
Latin American Council for Peace Research (Mexico)
Manifold Tutorial College (UK)
Mayors for Peace
No Nukes North
Nonviolent Peaceforce (USA)
North American Interfaith Network
OurMove.org – Peace through Citizen Diplomacy
Parbatya Boudda Mission (PBM)
Pax Christi (USA)
Peace Depot (Japan)
Peace and Friendship Commission (Seychelles Islands)
Positive News US
Project Ploughshares
PSR Keyna
Quaker Information Centre (USA)
Rural Women’s Movement (South Africa)
Secular Franciscan Order
Small Islands Peace Action Initiative -SIPAI (Seychelles Islands)
The eParliament.org (Nepal)
The New Press
TRANSCEND
TRANSCEND Peace University
United States Peace Council
United to End Racism
World Federalists Foundation International
World Peace Council
Youth Movement for Peace & Non-Violence (Sierra Leone)
Youths in Nigeria

Canadian Endorsers & Supporters

Asian Canadian Labour Alliance – ACLA
Canada Asia Pacific & Resource Network
Canada Association for Learning and Preserving
the History of World War II in Asia
Canadian Auto Workers local 3000
Canada, Democracy and International Law
Canadian Arab Justice Committee – ADALA
Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives – KAIROS
Canadian Friends Service Committee
Canadian Organization for Development & Peace
Canadian Peace Alliance
Canadian Pugwash Group
Canadian Unitarian Council
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Chetna Association of Canada
Co Development Canada
Council of Canadians
CUPE National
Educating for Peace
Friends of Falun Gong Association of Canada
Institute for Cooperation in Space
Kawartha Ploughshares, Peterborough Branch
Lawyers Against the War
Middle Powers Initiative
National Association of Japanese Canadians
Oakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights
OXFAM, Canada
Pacific Socialist Education Association
Physicians for Global Survival, Canada
Polaris Institute
Project Ploughshares
Secular Franciscan Order of Canada
The New Democratic Party of Canada, Federal Caucus
The Ontario Council of the Voice of Women for Peace (VOW)
The Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ
Unitarian Fellowship of Regina
United Nations Association in Canada
Veterans Against Nuclear Arms
Windsor Peace Coalition
World Federalists Movement, Canada

British Columbian Endorsers & Supporters
Albernie District Teachers’ Union
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
Arab Women’s Solidarity Association – AWSA
Archdioseses of Vancouver
Banyen Books & Sound
Boundary Peace Initiative
Bowen Island Municipality
British Columbia Association for Learning and Preserving the
History of World War II in Asia
British Columbia Federation of Labour
British Columbia Federation of Retired Union Members – BCFORUM
British Columbia Humanist Association
British Columbia Teachers’ Federation
British Columbia Teachers’ for Peace and Global Education
Canadian Arab Justice Committee – Adala
Canadian Auto Workers
Canadian Committee on Women, Peace and Security (BC Working Group)
Canadian Auto Workers, Peace and Justice Committee
Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives – KAIROS BC/Yukon Region
Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives – KAIROS Parksville/Qualicum
Canadians for Reconciliation
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Centre for Human Settlement and the School of
Community and Regional Planning UBC
Centre for Research in Women’s Studies and Gender Relations UBC
Chinese Christians in Action
Christian Conference of Asia
City of Nelson
City of Vancouver
City of Victoria
City of Fort St. John
Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC
Code Pink: Women for Peace
COPE 378
Council of the Vancouver Secondary Teachers Association
CUPE BC
District of North Vancouver
District of Tofino
Ecumenical Task Force for Justice in the Americas
Faith and Society Committee of BC Synod of the Evangelical
Lutheran Church in Canada
Federation of Post Secondary Educators of BC
First Unitarian Church of Victoria
Global and Societal Ministries, B.C. Conference United Church of Canada
Global Citizens Association
Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens Association
Grouse Mountain
Happy Planet
Headlines Theatre
Heart in Action
Hollyhock Retreat Centre
IIG – All Nations Institute
Immigrating Women in Science Project
International Arts Initiative
International Centre for Sustainable Cities
International Institute for Peace through Tourism
International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 400
Jews for a Just Peace
Judith Marcuse Projects
Justice and Peace Unit of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster
Kalayaan Resource and Training Centre
Multicultural Family Centre (MFC)
Multifaith Action Society of B.C.
Mobilization Against War & Occupation
Pacific Campaign for Disarmament and Security (PCDS) Denman Island
Palestine Community Centre
Palestine Solidarity Group – Vancouver
Simon Fraser Public Research Interest Group
Simon Fraser University, Institute for the Humanities
Simon Fraser University Student Society
Sisters of Saint Ann
Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver
South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (SANSAD)
South-Central Interior Peace and Justice Conference
Stop War.ca
Surrey Teachers’ Association
Terra Bread
The Department of Education at the University of Victoria
The Simons Foundation
The Tenth Avenue Alliance Church Board of Elders
Trade Union Research Bureau
Treaty 8 Tribal Association
United Nations Association in Canada, Vancouver Branch
Vancouver and District Labour Council
Vancouver Association of Chinese Canadians
Vancouver Cooperative Radio
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver Park Board
Vancouver Public Library
Vancouver School Board
Vancouver Women’s Health Collective
Victoria Peace Coalition
Western Canada Wilderness Committee
Women Elders in Action (WE ACT)
Women International League for Peace and Freedom
Women’s Studies Program at the University of British Columbia
World Views Collaborative

Individual Endorsers & Supporters

Alam, Badrul General Secretary Bangladesh Krishok Federation
Ashford, Mary-Wynne Past President Intl. Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Barrett, Joyce Parwood Circle, Peterborough, Ontario
Bello, Walden Focus on the Global South
Bhagwat, Judge Niloufer Judge on the Intl. Criminal Tribunal for Afghanistan
Bouey, Jane Trustee, Vancouver School Board
Briemberg, Mordecai Canada Palestine Network
Budiasa, Meistra Indonesian Peace Activist
Caldicott, Dr. Helen. Peace Writer
Chiu Duke, Josephine Senior Instructor Asian Studies, UBC
Clarke, Susan
Crist, Councillor Ernie Councillor District of North Vancouver
Connolly, Dr. Allan President Physician for Global Survival, Canada
Darcy, Judy Former President Canadian Union of Public Employees
Davies, Libby Member of Parliament, Vancouver East
De la Vega, Marta Human Rights Activist
Doucet, Councillor Clive City Councillor, Ottawa
Engler, Terry President of ILWU, Local 400
Erginer, Dr. Erk Winston Salem, Member Community for peace “W/S, NC” and International Answer.org
Fausak, Cecile United church minister
George, Patsy United Nations Association
Goldie, Mary Peace Conflict Studies, Langara College
Grayston, Donald PhD. Director, Institute for the Humanities, SFU
Harris, Mayor Janice District of North Vancouver
Hurtig, Mel Writer/ Politician
Karkharan, Carole CCPA (Vancouver)
Kaufman, Chuck National Coordinator Nicaragua Network (USA)
Knelman, Fred F.H. PhD Founding member of the Canadian Peace and Education Association and founder of Scientist for Social Responsibility
Kratz, Hans Chair Parksville / Qualicum KAIROS
Leeper, Steve Global Peacemakers Association, Atlanta, GA US representative of the World Federation of Mayors for Peace
Lewis, Stephen Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa
MacQueen, Graeme Chair of the Hamilton Disarmament Coalition, Co-Director of the Peace Research Institute of Dundas, Founding Director of the Centre for Peace Studies at MacMaster University
Mann, Dr. Chris Principal Hamilton Elementary School
Marder, Alfred L. Chairman, City of New Haven peace Commission, President, greater New Haven Peace Council/ Vice President, International Association of Peace Messenger Cities, Vice President, World Peace Council
Margaret Ostrowski Chairperson, Canadian Committee on Women Peace and Security, BC Working Group
Mauricio, Carlos R. Stopimpunity, USA, survivor of torture who won a case against his perpetrators
Mele, Nicholas Coordinator for Press and Public Relations
Mungall, Councillor Michelle Nelson City Councillor, The Corporation of the City of Nelson
Murphy, Michael Chair Saskatoon Peace Coalition
Okamoto, Mitsuo PhD, Co Representative of HANWA (Hiroshima Alliance for Nuclear Weapons Abolition
Nair, Jay Human Rights Activist Mississauga, Ontario
Paull, Shauna Immigrating Women in Science Project, Vancouver
Percy, Lindis Joint Coordinator of the Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases (CAAB) in the UK
Polangi, John Nobel Laureate, Canada
Roche, Hon. Douglas O.C. Chair Middle Powers InitiativesFormer Senator and Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament
Russow, Joan PhD. Global Compliance Research Project, Member of the Uniting for Peace Coalition, Victoria
Selden, Mark Professor of History Binghamton University
Shniad, Sid Stop War.ca
Sung, Professor Suh Co-convenor International Symposium on Peace and Human Rights in East Asia
Suzuki, David Geneticist/Broadcast
To, Lilian Executive Director, SUCCESS, United Chinese Community Enrichment Services Society
Van Vliet, Anneke Coordinator/ Counsellor Sexual Assault Service, BC Women’s Hospital
Villamizar, Margaret Windsor Peace Coalition
Wallace, Mike Professor, University of British Columbia
Wilson, Honourable Lois Canadian Senator
Young, Robert World War II Veterans
Zhu, Cheng Shan Director of the Memorial to the Victims of Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders, Chair of Nanjing International Peace Research Institute