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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

4 June 2004
Video-conference and Webcast originating at United Nations Headquarters, New York with Sydney, Australia; Korcula, Croatia; Athens, Greece; Mexico City, Mexico, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

10:00 Welcome - Mr. Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Information, DPI
Distinguished guests: H.E. Mr. Vladimir Drobnjak, Permanent Representative, Croatia; Mr. Marco Balarezo, UN Deputy Permanent Representative, Peru
10:03   Opening remarks by Mrs. Nane Annan, Lawyer, artist and wife of Secretary-General Kofi Annan
10:08   Introduction of sites – Mr. Ramu Damodaran, Chief, Civil Service Society Section, Outreach Division, DPI
10:10   Video – “Lionheart” – the Jesse Martin story
10:16   Comments by Jesse Martin – Australia
10:18   Presentation by students in Korcula, Croatia
10:23   Presentation by students in Mexico City, Mexico
10:28   Presentation by students in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
10:33   Presentation by Roots and Shoots student, UN Headquarters, New York
10:38   Discussion among students at all video sites – Introduced and Moderated by Mr. Adnan Amin, Director, New York Office, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
11:12   Comments by Mr. Adnan Amin, Director, New York Office, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and introduction of UNEP swim meet observance in Athens, Greece and Jean-Michel Cousteau
11:15   Dive and brief comments by Jean-Michel Cousteau
11:20   Comments and/or questions from each site to UNEP expert or Jean-Michel Cousteau – Australia, Croatia, Mexico, Port-of-Spain, Philadelphia, UN Headquarters
11:35   Mr. Ramu Damodaran thanks Jean-Michel Cousteau and introduces Alexandra and Philippe Cousteau
11:37   Comments by Alexandra and Philippe Cousteau
11:42   Comments and/or questions to the Cousteaus
11:50   Closing comments from each site in turn - Australia, Croatia, Mexico, Port-of-Spain, Philadelphia, UN Headquarters
11:56   Closing remarks, Mr. Ramu Damodaran, Chief, Civil Service Society Section, Outreach Division, DPI
12:00   End of video-conference event - Fade to black



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