Building A Lasting Peace in Northern Ireland

  • Mt. Lebanon Public Library 16 Castle Shannon Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA, 15228 United States

Thomas B. Etzel, a Mt. Lebanon resident, is Founder & Executive Director of the Global Peace Building Foundation (GPBF), a public charity based in Pittsburgh.  Mr. Etzel will provide a brief history of the conflict in Northern Ireland and discuss the grassroots peace building efforts currently underway in Belfast, Northern Ireland. GPBF invests in peace building programs around the globe that help youth and children from conflict-affected environments build lasting peace by fostering relationships to overcome prejudice, stereotyping, hatred, and fear.