- The convention will be based on constructive group discussion.
- The discussion will be restricted to the subjects in focus.
- Any discussion/debate on sensitive topics like religion, faith, communalism, casteism, racism, any kind of criticism for a specific country, organization or individual to be avoided.
- Registrations will close on 31st October 2022.
- Online registration receipt or Government-issued ID card in original to be produced to confirm your identity on arrival.
- Participation is mandatory on all days for registered peacemakers
Venue of the convention:
Sri Lanka Foundation Institute
#100, Independence Square
Types of Accommodation:
Based on the type of accommodation, there are 4 different registration categories created to give you a broader range to choose from.
|Registration Category||Accommodation Type||Registration Amount|
|Deluxe 1||Twin sharing AC accommodation||$250 for Foreigner Peacemaker|
$200 for Sri Lankan Peacemaker
|Deluxe 2||Triple sharing AC accommodation||$160 for Foreigner Peacemaker|
$120 for Sri Lankan Peacemaker
|Semi Deluxe||Twin sharing AC accommodation||$100 for Foreigner Peacemaker|
$75 for Sri Lankan Peacemaker
|Day Participant||No Accommodation||$25 for Foreign Peacemaker|
$10 for Sri Lankan Peacemaker
Note: Meal charges are not included. Those interested in taking meals will be required to purchase meal coupons on 12th Dec during registration.
(Meal coupons will cost $40 and will include meals -breakfast, lunch & dinner for all 5 days).
|Volunteer||Twin sharing AC accommodation||Peacemakers to use this category only after necessary authorization from the host organizations|
Peacemakers who opted for Deluxe category will be accommodated in Hotel Janaki, 3 Fife Rd, Colombo 5
Peacemakers who opted for Semi Deluxe category will be accommodated in Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, 114 Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7
Vegetarian meals will be served during the convention. (Meal coupons will cost $40 and will include meals -breakfast, lunch & dinner for all 5 days).
Arrival & Departure:
Registered peacemakers who have opted accommodation are requested to arrive before 2 pm Colombo time on 12th December 2022.
Peacemakers are requested to plan for check out on 16th December before 11 am Colombo time.
Peacemakers who want to have extra days of stay to enjoy the tourism in Sri Lanka (either before or after the convention) are requested to make their own arrangements of stay for the extra days. The convention management can help them with the accommodation booking in the same hotel upon request made well in advance subject to availability.
Visa and travel guidelines:
Peacemakers are expected to make their own travel arrangements. The prevailing travel guidelines and visa information can be found at https://www.eta.gov.lk/
The invite letter required for visa will be issued upon request.
For any enquiries, please reach out to the details provided in Contact section.
|Monday, 12th December, 2022||3:00 pm to 7:30 pm||Welcome Ceremony, Meet & Greet, Flag hoisting, Context|
|Tuesday, 13th December, 2022||9:00 am to 8:00 pm||Group Photo, Keynote and Reflections on Humanity, Devotional musical performance|
|Wednesday, 14th December, 2022||9:00 am to 8:00 pm||Keynote and Reflections on Science, Devotional musical performance|
|Thursday, 15th December, 2022||9:00 am to 8:00 pm||Keynote and Reflections on Peace, Cultural Performance|
|Friday, 16th December, 2022||9:00 am to 1:00 pm||Action Plan, Peace Awards|
A more detailed schedule will be published in due course
Note – There will be yoga and mind management with BhutShuddhiKriya session every morning from 6 am to 7 am. To know more about BhutShuddhiKriya please visit https://pathofdivinelife.org/online-bhutshuddhikriya/
To get more out of these early morning sessions, it is recommended to learn BhutShuddhiKriya in advance through the free online program offered by Maharshi Arvind Foundation.
The Foundation has been conducting live online training on Bhutshuddhikriya every week in English and Hindi languages. This is a total 4 hour program distributed over 4 days. There is no charge to participate in this program. The classes are conducted from 7 AM to 8:15 AM IST and 7 PM to 8:15 PM IST from Friday to Monday every week. You can choose the morning or evening session based on your preference.
If you are interested to participate then please contact Mrs Manju Chhabra on her WhatsApp at +91-92412-96619 (https://wa.me/919241296619) with following details:
Name, City of residence, Country of residence, preferred language (English or Hindi), preferred timing (morning/evening).
The convention was started in 2015 at Bangalore. The subjects covered in each of the past 5 editions are given below:
Mr. Anurag Chhabra: +91-98805-91977
Mr. Pranav Narkhede: +9190283-76655
Sri Lanka Support
Mr. Jayatissa TB: +94-718182213
Mr. Esmond De Silva: +94-772585877
Please write to us if you need further information – Contact Form