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Crossing Boundaries: A Traveler's Guide to World Peace

Date(s) - 09/15/2020
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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San Diego Diplomacy Council

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Sep 15, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT

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Join our E-Cultural Diplomacy Event on Tuesday, September 15th at 5 PM PST as Aziz Abu Sarah, author of Crossing Boundaries: A Traveler’s Guide to World Peace, expands on his novel to discuss the transformational power that travel has to heal divides, increase tolerance and make the world a more peaceful place. Aziz will provide insight and guidance on building peace and diplomacy through transformative travel.

Aziz Abu Sarah is a peace builder, cultural educator, entrepreneur, author and international speaker. A Palestinian raised in Jerusalem, his journey from a radical seeking revenge to peacemaker seeking reconciliation led to an innovative method of peacemaking. He co-founded MEJDI Tours in 2009 and has written opinion pieces for The New York Times, The Washington Post, AlQuds, Haaretz, and has been published by National Geographic, CNN, TED, and Alarabiya. In 2018, he announced his candidacy for Mayor of Jerusalem. Aziz has worked in 60 countries, including Afghanistan, Colombia, Syria, and the Balkans. He has served as Executive Director at the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University and as the Chairman for the Parents Circle Family Forum. Aziz is the Co-Director of I am Your Protector Campaign and the Co-Founder of InterAct International. He was named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the World by the Royal Strategic Centre in Jordan and won the Intercultural innovation award from the UN Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group.

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