Children of Hope Valentine’s Dinner Dance

Kite Making Workshop
Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 1.00 – 4.00 p.m.

Learn how to make kites with trainer Glenford Hydewill. Participants will receive a Kite Making Train-the-Trainer Manual, and will be provided with the supplies needed to make several types of kites. Additionally, participants will receive tips and a Manual on how to organize and hold kite festivals and contests in their communities.

Participation is free – The only requirement is to pass on your new skills to others!

Register now by calling 822-1054 or e-mail

An initiative by The National Institute of Culture and History through The Institute of Creative Arts, with a grant from the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and in collaboration with the Centre.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with UB, UWI and NICH invites you to a Free Public Lecture on the topic “The Belize Economy since Independence” by Professor Victor Bulmer-Thomas at the Centre on Wednesday, January 11 at 7.00 p.m. All are invited.

A second lecture, one by Mrs. Barabara Bulmer-Thomas on “Peter Wallace: Fact or Fiction” will take place in Belize City at the House of Culture on Tuesday, January 10 at 7.00 p.m.


Every Sunday at 3.00 p.m. come and play Ultimate Frisbee with Cisco Fernandez.  Ultimate Frisbee is a new and exciting sport under the umbrella of the Centre’s Conflict Resolution Programme.  Adults and youths are welcome to join and experience what it is all about!  Note the location: GG Field in Belmopan.


Will you be Belize’s next

Peace Maker ?

Join the team of Peace Makers at The George Price Centre for Peace and Development’s

Conflict Resolution Programme

What is the Conflict Resolution Programme?
The Conflict Resolution Programme is the Centre’s response to an obvious need in our communities for a coherent conflict management skills programme for young and old, promoting respect for oneself, each other and the environment we live in.

What is a Peace Maker?
A Peace Maker is a volunteer who assists in the Centre’s Conflict Resolution Programme, according to his/her talents and time.

What skills do I need?
The Conflict Resolution Programme has branched out to many areas: education, sport, motivational talks, etc.  At the basis are the principles of Conflict Resolution which everyone is able to learn and apply and for which we can provide a short training.

Why should I be involved?
For the past two years, the Conflict Resolution Programme has relied heavily on the efforts by Cisco Fernandez, the Centre’s Peace Corps Volunteer who has conducted workshops, provided training, lead Summer Peace Camps, written comprehensive manuals and guidelines and organized an Ultimate Programme in Belmopan’s High Schools.  Cisco will be leaving in May 2012 and it is up to us, the people of Belmopan and Belize, to continue these initiatives for our children.  We believe we all have a shared responsibility in the peaceful development of our communities and our country.

What am I committing to?
As a volunteer, you commit to whatever time and expertise you can give.  Be it a weekly sports programme, a quarterly conducting of workshop, a monthly classroom presentation, a once-in-the-year motivational speech…  You set the pace according to your talent and time.

*** If you missed our introductory meetings but are interested in becoming a Peace Maker ***

*** call us at 822-1054 or e-mail at ***


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