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The goal was to show for business students the diversity in organisations from the organisation and business culture level as well as level of human beings. MAin message is that we all want better life, and in order to get that we need to communicate and create awareness of diversity.

From 8:30am until 10:30am

At Pasila

Ratapihantie 1, 00520 HELSINKI

Organizers: Haaga-Helia, Faiths Without Borders URI CC and the Lutheran Parish Union in Helsinki / + 358 505165755

Welcome to “Diversity in Organization” seminar on Tue Feb 2nd at 8.30-10.00 #1001 “How is religion/culture influencing business, or is it?” Students and staff are welcome to discuss, share opinions and create networks! Preliminary programme: 8.30 Opening of the seminar, Haaga-Helia Human capital in Diversity – Päivi Käri-Zein, a Senior Lecturer in international business, Haaga-Helia New Humanism and Spirit in Communication - Tapio Varis, UNESCO Chair in Global E-learning with applications to multiple domains, Professor Emeritus - Abbas Bahmanpour, an imam of Resalat Islamic Society, PhD Student The role of culture in business - Sara Bahmanppur, creative director, Quficreative The importance of dialogue among students through experiences from Student Union Helga and the Religions for Peace Interfaith Seminar in Italy – Rosanne Seppänen, a Coordinator of Communication and International Activities and Gia Pitkäjärvi, a Board member at Helga Appreciative inquiry (AI) promoting harmony in society - Heidi Rautionmaa, University Chaplain at Haaga-Helia Discussion: Haaga-Helia students and staff Conclusion words and final discussion Facilitator: Sara Bahmanpour Organizers: Haaga-Helia, Faiths Without Borders URI CC and the Lutheran Parish Union in Helsinki (Harmony Brunch at own cost and networking time after 10.00 at Haaga-Helia cafeteria) Every community is free to organize a World Info Bazar. Please bring your leaflets etc. material with you (reserve a table from [email protected], 050 5165755) Week 5 is United Nation’s special “World Interfaith Harmony Week” http://worldinterfaithharmonyweek.com/ At the end of the day, faith should lead one to do good to others. What better way is there to show the positive force of faith than by joining together to do good to one’s neighbors? Gather and do some good deeds! The ideas are endless but please do set one day for community charity work! Its intent is to be broad and inclusive, bringing together people of all religions, faiths and beliefs….”H.E. Jorge Sampaio First week of February every year: Spreading harmony and tolerance among followers of the three monotheistic faiths and all the world\\\'s religions.

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