EMBARGOED TO THE MEDIA UNTIL TUESDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2003, 1100 HRS NEW YORK TIME

 
 

CRISES

 
 

Angola

 
 

Burundi

 
 

Central African Republic

 
 

Chad

 
 

Chechnya & Neighbouring Republics RF

 

Cote D'Ivoire Plus Three

 
 

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

 
 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
  Eritrea  
  Great Lakes Region and Central Africa  
  Guinea  
 Haiti
  Indonesia 
 Iran  
  Liberia  
  Madagascar 
 Occupied Palestinian Territory  
  Sierra Leone  
  Somalia  
  Southern Africa Region  
  Sudan  
  Tajikistan  
  Tanzania  
  Uganda  
  West Africa  
  Zimbabwe  
     
 

Other Crises

 
  Ethiopia  
   
   
   
   
 

"Hear our Voices"

 

Launch of the 2004 Humanitarian Appeal of the United Nations

and Partner Organisations (CAP Launch)

 

Salle de spectacle, Bātiment des Forces Motrices

2, place des Volontaires

Geneva, 19 November 2003

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

 

Time

 

 

18h30

Arrival

An art exhibition on humanitarian action and human rights will be on display in the foyer

 

19h00

Opening of the ceremony: Voices from Africa

Zap Mama 

 

19h10

Welcoming remarks

Switzerland (Ambassador Walter Fust, Director-General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation) and the United Nations (Ross Mountain, Director of UN OCHA Geneva)

 

19h20

Hear our voices

A film produced by the United Nations

 

19h30

Launch of the United Nations Humanitarian Appeal

Mr Bertrand Ramcharan, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights a.i.

 

19h45

A life for peace

Tribute to humanitarian workers who have lost their life on duty

 

19h55

Address by the Swiss Minister of Foreign Affairs

Ms Micheline Calmy-Rey, Federal Councillor

 

20h10

Images and voices from a forgotten crisis

Mr Sunil Saigal, United Nations Resident & Humanitarian Coordinator, Burundi; Musician from Burundi

 

20h25

Protecting human dignity

The missing: the right to know

A film produced by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

 

20h35

The power of humanity

Zap Mama

 

20h45

End of the ceremony

Snacks and drinks will be served in the foyer

 

21h15

Concert by Zap Mama

 

22h15

End of the event

 

 

Master of Ceremony: Ms Muriel Siki


 

 

 

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