Global Vision Summit: The Plight of Refugees- Peace and Conflict Negotiations

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Only 100 Student Seats Available!

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Ching Conference Center

Saturday, December 10, 2022, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Doors Open at 8:30 am

$5 Program Fee includes healthy lunch and snacks


Why go?

  • smiley  Meet students from across the islands as you negotiate a way forward in a simulation of a real-world refugee crisis.
  • enlightened  Practice viewing complex situations from different perspectives and understanding the interests of different parties.
  • cool   Learn from and work with professionals and diplomats trained in conflict and peace negotiations.

Spend the day with PAAC &
experience the complex role of a diplomat. 

You will participate in an international negotiation simulation, interact with professionals who have been involved in international negotiations and peacebuilding, hear from a young refugee, and learn how negotiation can be a tool to help bring peace. The simulation scenario resembles that faced by Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, ethnic Nepali refugees forced out of Bhutan, and the situations of the world’s estimated 80 million people who have been displaced by war, conflict, and other circumstances.


National Museum of American Diplomacy Simulation


Keynote Speaker:

Retired U.S. Ambassador Lauren Kahea Moriarty, a U.S. diplomat whose career has spanned three decades working primarily on international trade, finance, and development issues, will provide an overview and tools to navigate peace and conflict negotiations.

Ambassador Moriarty has practiced conflict negotiations throughout much of her career in the U.S. foreign service.  Currently, she serves on boards related to education, including the Hawaiʻi State Board of Education, and actively supports efforts for young people to engage globally.  In her career as U.S. diplomat, she led and participated in bilateral, regional and multilateral negotiations.  She was U.S. Ambassador to Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), a multilateral organization, the first U.S. Ambassador of Native Hawaiian ancestry.  After retiring from the U.S. Department of State, she served as dean at the U.S. Department of Defense’s Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS).  Ambassador Moriarty lived and worked for twelve years in East and Southeast Asia (China, Taiwan, and Thailand) and seven years in South Asia (Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan).  She holds degrees from the University of Hawai'i, Fletcher School at Tufts University, and Chaminade University. 


Only 100 Student Participant Seats Available. Register TODAY!

Neighbor Islands Deadline- Nov. 29, 2022

Oahu Deadline- Dec. 2, 2022

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 The fee is $5 per student and covers lunch and snacks.
Teachers/chaperones are free.
The fee is waived for all PAAC After-School Class students.  


Payment can be made in the following ways: PLEASE NOTE THE STUDENT'S NAME & SCHOOL ON ANY PAYMENT.

1) Send cash or check to PAAC at 1601 East-West Rd, 4th Flr, Honolulu, HI 96848.  Checks should be payable to "PAAC".  

2) Online by using the PayPal donate button below. The fee is $5.50, per participant for payments made online. You can pay for more than one participant at a time.  

​If the fee is a financial hardship, please contact Roya Dennis-

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