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Sunday, 20 May from 09:00 to 17:00

Introductory Session

From 09:00 to 09:40

Ian Kelly , Adjunct Lecturer , University of South Australia , Australia
Dr. Alex Nkabahona , Coordinator, MA Peace and Conflict Studies Program , Makerere University, Uganda Revocatus Twinomuhangi, Lecturer, Geography Department and Coordinator, Tourism Programme, Makerere University, Uganda

Session 1: Pursuing Peace through Tourism
From 09:40 to 10:20

09:40 - 10:00

Analyzing the Peace through Tourism Concept: The Challenges for Educators
Drs Jan W. te Kloeze, WL-WICE Programme Director, M.Sc. Leisure, Tourism and Environment, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

10:00 - 10:20

Tourism, Peace and Instability: Uganda and the Problem of Insecurity
Dr. Stan Frankland , Department of Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews , Scotland

10:20 - 10:40

Morning Tea & Poster Viewing
Session 2: Peace through Reconciliation
From 10:40 to 12:00
10:40 - 11:00

Reconciliation through Tourism
Ian Kelly, Adjunct Lecturer, University of South Australia, Australia

11:00 - 11:20

Healing the Wounds of Conflict through Reconciliation: The African Paradigm
Dr. Alex Nkabahona, Coordinator, MA Peace and Conflict Studies Program, Makerere University, Uganda

11:20 - 11:40

Community-based Reintegration of Former Combatants: A Case Study of the Lord's Resistance Army in Northern Uganda
Muwonge J. Maxie, Executive Director, Fellowship of Reconciliation in Uganda

11:40 - 12:00

Ecotourism in Post-Conflict Peace Building: A New Tool for Reconciliation
Nikolas Strong-Cvetich, Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA

12:00 - 13:40 Lunch and Poster Viewing
Session 3: Promoting Sustainability
From 13:40 to 14:20
13:40 - 14:00

Planning for Socio-Cultural Impacts of Tourism: an Integrated Planning Model for Sustainable Tourism
Deus K. Muhwezi, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda

14:00 - 14:20

The Role of Media Communications in Developing Tourism Policy and Cross-Cultural Communication for Peace, Security for Sustainable Tourism Industry in Africa
Wilson Okaka, Lecturer, Communications and Environment Programmes, Faculty of Education, Kyambogo University, Uganda

14:20 - 14:40 Afternoon Tea and Poster Viewing
Session 4: Addressing Poverty
From 14:40 to 16:20
14:40 - 15:00

Alleviating Poverty through Ecotourism Programmes in Ngorongoro Conservation, Tanzania: Challenges and Prospects
Melubo Kokel, Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Tumaini University, Tanzania

15:00 - 15:20 Pro-Poor Tourism - From Leakages to Linkages: A conceptual Framework for Creating Linkages between the Accommodation Sector and 'Poor' Neighbouring Communities
Dr. Dorothea Meyer, Centre for International Tourism Research (CiTourR), Sheffield Hallam University, UK
15:20 - 15:40

Reaching Out for Shared Growth in Tourism: The Experience of South Africa's Tourism Enterprise Program
Dr. Christian M. Rogerson, Professor, School for Geography, Archaeology & Environmental Studies, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

15:40 - 16:00

Tourism Contribution in Local Economies: Focus on Poverty Reduction in Kenya
Dr. Roselyne Nyawiri Okech and Mercy Mwagona, Department of ECOHIM, Maseno University, Kenya

16:00 - 16:20

Building Capacities for Tourism Development and Poverty Reduction
Christina Koutra, ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Awardee, Centre for Tourism Policy Studies, School of Service Management, University of Brighton, UK

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