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21 September 2005
United Nations, New York

Videoconference in Conference Room 3
Webcast by UN Television & Web Services Section

Organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information
in association with
Pathways to Peace, United Religions Initiative & the World Peace Prayer Society


10:15 AM - 1PM

Introductory remarks by Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General, DPI

Welcome by Mrs. Nane Annan,
Lawyer, painter and wife of Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Introduction by Mr. Shashi Tharoor of the United Nations Messengers of Peace

Remarks by Mr. Michael Douglas , Mr. Elie Wiesel, Ms. Jane Goodall, and Ms Anna Cataldi, United Nations Messengers of Peace

Music interlude

Presentation by Mr. Alex Butchart,
World Health Organization Coordinator of Violence Prevention on Youth Violence: Global Prevention Priority

Introduction of video sites and youth representatives by Kymberli Stewart, Manager, Media Products, MTV Network, Nickelodeon & Viacom


Presentation by Israeli and Palestinian students attending Bridge Over Wadi in Kfar Kara, Israel

Presentation by Irish students attending Hazelwood College in Belfast, Ireland

Presentation by youth representatives from seven youth organizations:
Zainab Nejati , Roots and Shoots,
Robert Allsbrook, Miracle Corners of the World, Yaakov (Koby) Sadan and Ahmad Mamdouh Medhat, Seeds of Peace,
Neteria Augcomfar iEARN,
Christian Kuhn, Roots of Peace Penny Campaign,
Jessica Remington, One World Youth Project,
Elizabeth Mooney, Children of the Earth and the Peace Alliance

World Peace Flag ceremony led by Deborah Moldow of the World Peace Prayer Society

Closing remarks by Mr. Raymond Sommereyns
Director, Outreach Division, DPI





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