The International Olympic Truce Centre organized on July 31, 2012 a highly informative open forum with international and multi-cultural guests. The discussion focused on whether and to what extent the concept of the Olympic Truce is relevant nowadays and how it can be effectively implemented. The event took place at the House of Hellenes in London 2012 Games.
The panel of speakers included:
Apart from the panelists, among the dynamic audience were Tommy Sithole, Director of the International Cooperation and Development Department of the IOC, Isidoros Kouvelos, the Chief of the Greek mission in London Olympics and President of the International Olympic Academy, the President of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Mr Ikonomopoulos, representatives of the London Peace Network, Greek and foreign media.
All speakers agreed that creating a Culture of Peace should be the ultimate objective. At the end of the event, IOTC presented its new video and the soprano Anastasia Zannis performed the famous Beatle song “Imagine”.
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