Closing Session



Wednesday, 1st June, 2016

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Ms. Cristina Gallach

Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, United Nations


Dr. Scott Carlin,

Co-Chair of the 66th DPI NGO Conference; Associate Professor of Geography at Long Island University

Dr. Yukang Choi

Co-Chair of the 66th DPI NGO Conference; CEO Dream Touch for All


Mr. Hyun-Ki Kim

Vice Governor of Gyeongsangbuk-do


Ms. Yuuka Kimura

Stop the Violence Team, Girl Scouts of Japan

Video Message from Hanan Al Hroub

Winner of the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize 2016

Ms. Teopista Birungi

Founder, Uganda National Teachers Union; Deputy Director of Uganda Education Services; Commissioner, International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunities


Video Message from Dr. David Nabarro

Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


Mr. Juan Pablo Celis

Youth Representative for the United Nations Association of New York


Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi

United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

Mr. Ho-Seung Yang

CEO World Vision Korea

Ms. Ye-Seul Kim

Korea University, and National Organizing Committee of Korea


Reading by NGO Representatives

Readers to be identified by Conference Co-chairs


Mr. Maher Nasser

Director, Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Public Information


Mr. Cyril Ritchie

President, the Conference of NGOs (CoNGO) in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Dr. Mary Norton

Vice-Chair of the NGO/DPI Executive Committee and Representative of Felician College

Mr. Yang-Sik Choi

Mayor of the City of Gyeongju

Mr. Il-Ha Yi

Co-chair, the National Organizing Committee of Korea and President of the National Association of Not-for-Profit Organizations of Korea

Dr. Soon Heung Chang

Co-chair, the National Organizing Committee of Korea and President of Handong Global University



World Taekwondo Demonstration

 Gyeongju Children’s Choir