Tenth International Conference on War Tax Resistance and Peace Tax Campaigns - Brussels, Belgium 2004

organized by

VRAK (Aktie Vredesbelasting) + Contribuables pour la paix

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Part One: General Program

1.1 (pdf version in A4 format)

THURSDAY, July 8

15.00 – 18.30: Arrival and registration

18.30 – 20.00: Supper

20.00: Welcome

20.10: Key note speaker John Van Daele: The movement for a global justice ‘Another world is possible’ and the peace movement.

FRIDAY, July 9

8.00 – 8.45: Breakfast

9.15 – 10.15: Plenary: opening, greetings, messages, business matter, practicalities, committees,…

10.15 – 10.45: Coffee

10.45 – 12.30: Focus, Variety, Change: a panel on the future of WTR-PTC movements.

Panelists: Marian Franz (USA), Daniel Woodham (USA), Pedro Otaduy (Spain), Bart Horeman (Netherlands)

12.30 – 14.00: Lunch

14.00 – 15.45: Workshops I (choose one of 4)

15.45 – 16.15: Tea

16.15 – 18.15: Workshops II (choose one of 4)

18.30 – 20.00: Supper

20.00 – 22.30: Cultural program

SATURDAY, July 10

8.00 – 8.45: Breakfast

9.15 – 10.15: Plenary: oral country reports (highlights and major trends only)

10.15 – 10.45: Coffee

10.45 – 12.30: Workshops III (choose one of 5)

12.30 – 14.00: Lunch

14.00 – 15.45: General Assembly of CPTI (Conscience and Peace Tax International)

15.45 – 16.15: Tea

16.15 – 18.00: Plenary: Voices from the Third World. Panelists: Michael K. Badasu (Ghana), Arya B. Bhardwaj (India), Ricardo Esquivia (Colombia)

18.30 – 19.30: Supper

Worship (19.45 – 20.30) and/or Social Evening

SUNDAY, July 11

8.00 – 8.45: Breakfast

9.15 – 10.15: Plenary: oral reports from the workshops

10.15 – 10.45: Coffee

10.45 – 12.15: Plenary: international project, press statement, next conference, evaluation, etc.

12.30 – 14.00: Lunch

14.10: (optional) Departure for walking tour in the Marollen (15-18h). Start 15.00 in Central station 

MONDAY-TUESDAY, July 12-13

8.00 – 8.45: Breakfast

9.00: (optional) Excursion by bus to Flanders Fields in and around Ieper (Ypres) and Diksmuide