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European Platform for Compassionate Leadership (EUPCL) Summit for Climate & Luxembourg Peace Prize - Transatlantic Dialogue (May 2021)

The European Platform for Compassionate Leadership (EUPCL) Summit for Climate & Peace will be hosted at the University of Luxembourg in May 2021. The organization will be in the hands of the European Platform for Compassionate Leadership for Climate & Peace, which has been initiated by individuals from the University of Luxembourg, Garrison Institute International and Miami University European Campus in Luxembourg. The Summit will coincide with the Transatlantic Dialogue (TAD) and the award ceremony of the Luxembourg Peace Prize.

The event is under the high patronage of their Royal Highnesses the Hereditary Grand Duke and the Hereditay Grand Duchess and with the partnership of the Miami University Dolibois European Center (MUDEC), RSM Erasmus University, Garrison Institute, AmerikaHaus, Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Saarland (DAI), EUPCL, European Commission Representation Luxembourg, Europe Direct Center at the University of Luxembourg, US Embassy Luxembourg, Le Fonds Belval, the Schengen Peace Foundation and the World Peace Forum award the Luxembourg Peace Prize, the PeaceJam Foundation, Youth Peace Forum, the World Peace Forum, May Peace Prevail On Earth International Society.



See the programme here.


Programme of the 26th of May 2021

Detailed programme for Wednesday, May 26th 2021 here.

"Peace Pole" Inauguration

When: Wednesday, May 26th 2021, 3:00pm

Where: Place de l'Université

  • 3:00pm - Opening address, Stéphane Pallage, Rector, University of Luxembourg
  • 3:05pm - Welcome remarks, Pim Knaff, Alderman Cultural Affairs, Esch-sur-Alzette
  • 3:10pm - WorldMusic interlude by ANASEA
  • 3:15pm - Introductory remarks, François Carbon, TAD’20 Chair, Strategic Advisor for Cultural Affairs 
  • 3:20pm - ‘Peace Pole Story, Dagmar Berkenberg, ‘May Peace Prevail On Earth International’ 
  • 3:30pm - WorldMusic interlude by ANASEA
  • 3:35pm - Picture session
  • 3:40pm - Walk to the MSA 3.510


"Liber Memorialis" presentation

When: Wednesday, May 26th 2021, 4:00pm

Where: MSA 3.510


  • 4:00pm - Welcome remarks, Stéphane Pallage, Rector, University of Luxembourg
  • 4:05pm - Introductory remarks, François Carbon, TAD’20 Chair, Strategic Advisor for Cultural Affairs
  • 4:10pm - WorldMusic interlude by ANASEA
  • 4:15pm - Book concept presentation, Ben Jurca, Art Director Bas & Aer Design … joining virtually
  • 4:30pm - Editorial team remarks, Wim Coudenys, Vice-Dean for International Relations Faculty of Arts Antwerp Campus, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • 4:35pm - Transatlantic Greetings I, Judy Rogers, Professor Emerita Miami University, Oxford, Ohio & Mike Coomes, Associate Professor Emeritus, Bowling Green State University, Ohio … joining virtually
  • 4:45pm - Transatlantic Greetings II, Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, Honorary Minister of Culture
  • 4:50pm - WorldMusic interlude by ANASEA
  • 4:55pm - Picture session

Please find below the link to download the TAD’ Liber Memorialis ebook 


Programme of the 28th of May 2021

Detailed programme for Wednesday, May 28th 2021 here.

  • 09:00 - Check-in of Participants, Laureates and Guests 
  • 09:30 - Opening Ceremony
    • 09:30 - World Peace Flag Mandala, Dagmar Berkenberg, May Peace Prevail On Earth International, e.V. Germany
    • 10:00 - Welcome message, Dominicus Rohde, Schengen Peace Foundation, joining virtually from Argentina
  • 10:00 - Presentation - The Global Peace Index 2020/2021, Steve Killelea, Executive Chairman and Founder of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), Australia
  • 10:30 - Music for Peace, ANASEA
  • 10:40- Award
    • 10:40 - Outstanding Female Peace Activist, Dr. Scilla Elworthy
    • 10:50 - Outstanding Youth Peacemaker, Boniface Mwangi
    • 11:00 - Outstanding Peace Technology, Libby Liu
    • 11:10 - Outstanding Peace Support, A Land for All - Two States, One Homeland
    • 11:20 - Outstanding Environmental Peace, Water Peace Security
    • 11:30 - Outstanding Peace Organisation, Words Heal the World
    • 11:40 - Outstanding Peace Education, Transatlantic Dialogue
    • 11:50 - Outstanding Art for Peace, Pedro Reyes
  • 12:00 - Welcome message
    • 12:00 - Prof. Dr. Stéphane Pallage, Rector of the University of Luxembourg
    • 12:05 - Anne Brasseur, Former President Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
  • 12:15 - Walk to Learning Centre
  • 12:30 - Peace Chair Sculpture Inauguration by Duvan @ LLC
  • 12:45 - Break
    • 12:45-13:15 Lunch Box Break
  • 13:20 - Music for Peace, ANASEA
  • 13:30 - Award
    • 13:30 - Outstanding Male Peace Activist, Dr. William Vendley
    • 13:40 - Outstanding Peace Journalism, Steve Youngblood
  • 13:50 - Barcelona Path for Peace, Felix Bentz
  • 14:00 - ININ, Consciousness Institute, Anna Bacchia - Video message from Lugano, Switzerland
  • 14:05 - Outstanding Inner Peace, Healing and Positive Energy Globally
  • 14:15 - Closing of Awards Ceremony 
    • Music for Peace, Henschel Quartett
  • 14:25 - Break Out Rooms with Laureates - Sharing our Stories amd Best Practices
    • Rooms on Campus and Break Out Rooms Virtual
  • 15:00 - Webdialogue - Compassionate Leadership for the Age of Interconnectedness
  • 16:00 - 16:45 - dialogue with panel "what does this mean for leadership leaders to be determined?"
  • 17:00 - 18:00 - break out: what does this mean for youth? HR Leaders from business, gov't and civil society to engage with youth.


Recording and photos from the  events here :