Practical Peacebuilding

New York, New York
Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The Desmond Tutu Center Hotel is scheduled to be undergoing room renovations and may not be available to participants. Should it become available, we will contact registrants.

In the meantime, below are recommended lodging options. A larger listing is available

Gem Hotel Chelsea
300 West 22nd St
New York, NY 10011
IMPORTANT: 45 rooms have been reserved for conference participants with a discounted rate of $159 per night. To receive this special rate, make your reservation by December 9, 2012 and mention “GTS Candler”.

These two bed and breakfast inns are about a five-minute walk from the Desmond Tutu Center. They offer economical, clean and simple rooms.

The Colonial House Inn
318 W. 22nd Street
NY, NY 10011

Leo House, a ministry of Roman Catholic nuns
332. W. 23rd Street
NY, NY 10011
(No website)

House of the Redeemer, a gorgeous guest house
7 East 95th Street
NY, NY 10128

The Lutheran Seafarers & International House offers welcoming, economical rooms
123 East 15th Street
NY, NY 10003


The Chelsea District offers hundreds of restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisines and price ranges. Below is a listing of some of our nearby favorites, categorized by price range.

Lunch is "on your own" Thursday and Friday. Dinner is "on your own" Wednesday and Friday.

Gotham Pizza (19th St & 9th Ave): Pizza
La Bergamote (20th St & 9th Ave): French Pastry/Bistro
La Grainne Cafe (21st St & 9th Ave): French Bistro

Moran's (19th St & 10th Ave): Irish/American
Omai (20th St & 9th Ave): Vietnamese-French
Tipsy Parson (19th St & 9th Ave): Haute Southern
Tressle on Tenth (24th St & 10th Ave): Swiss/Continental

Blossom (21st St & 9 Ave): Vegan
Cookshop (20th St & 10th Ave): Haute Southern/Continental
Del Posto (17th St & 10th Ave): Italian
Morimoto's (16th St & 10th Ave): Japanese
Red Cat (24th St & 10th Ave): Continental

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • $495 Tuition
    This fee covers the cost of all sessions, transportation for site excursions, keynote dinner, closing luncheon, and afternoon snack breaks. Lodging and other meal costs are separate.

    Limited partial tuition scholarships are available. You may request to be considered for a scholarship on the "Personal Information" section of the registration form.

    Tuition must be paid in full by credit card at the time of registration even if you are requesting to be considered for a scholarship. If you are selected, you will receive a partial tuition refund.

    $10 CEU Processing Fee
    Continuing Education Units are available for this program. You may select to receive CEUs on the "Agenda" section of the registration form.

    Registration Deadline:
    November 15, 2012

    Space is limited, register today!




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