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picture picture picture 10 Nov 2009 @ 21:12, by Heiner Benking

THE 10TH SUMMIT OF NOBEL PEACE LAUREATES, BERLIN, 9-11 NOVEMBER 2009
BREAKING DOWN WALLS AND BUILDING BRIDGES



a thrilling and important event !
here a session synopsis by the GREEN CROSS.

I will report after the second day, have just spoken form the floor in the last session: see stream - or this audio:
the outlook interview they did with me is available here:

and soon I believ on YouTube and other streaming platforms - so no need to download any-more !

16.45 – 18.45 Third session: Walls of menace to the Environment: Breaking down the walls that constrain environmental and sustainable development prospects

Session Leaders: Martin Frick, (General Director of the Global Humanitarian Forum), Prof. Mohan Munasinghe (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), Jan Dunlop (Independent international energy consultancy group), Thomas Stelzer (Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, UN),

Remarks by: Emily Büning (German Youth Delegate to the UN General Assembly)

I was speaking from the floor - close to the end after about 2 hours ! see the link above !!

here is the full programme:

“Breaking down new walls and building bridges to ensurea World of Human Rights and a World without violence”

Berlin, Rathaus, 10 -11 November 2009

Participants and Invitees:

Mikhail Gorbachev, Frederik Willem De Klerk, Lech Walesa, Muhammad Yunus, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Betty Williams, United Nations (UN), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), International Peace Bureau (IPB), American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Pugwash Conferences (PUGWASH), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Amnesty International (AI), International Labour Organization (ILO).

Walter Veltroni, José Manuel Barroso (President of the European Commission), Annie Lennox, Wim Wenders, Bo Hla Tint (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burma’s Government in exile), Ahmed Kathrada (Nelson Mandela Foundation), Martin Frick (General Director of the Global Humanitarian Forum), David Steward (President of Frederik Willem De Klerk Foundation), Piotr Gulczynski (President of Lech Walesa Foundation), H.E. Ambassador Thomas Stelzer (Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, Department of Economic and Social Affairs), Alexander Likhotal (President of Green Cross International), David Ives (Executive Director of Albert Schweitzer Institute), Gensei Ito Salvador (President ASCA), Jonathan Granoff (President of Global Security Institute), Glenda Paige (Center for Global Nonviolence), Marc Dullaert (President Kids Rights Foundation),Maria Sachs (Congressman, Florida), Mario Luis Rodriguez Cobos aka Silo (World March for Peace and Nonviolence), Giulietto Chiesa (World Political Forum), Agazio Loiero (President of Calabria Region), Tom Brokaw (NBC), Michael Binyon (The Times), Luisa Brunori (President of the Italian Observatory on Microfinance), Peter Spiegel (Head of the GENISIS-Institute for Social Business and Impact Strategies), Prof. Franz Josef Radermacher, (member of the Club of Rome and founder of the Global Marshall Plan initiative).

Tuesday, 10th November

9.30 Opening speeches:

* Klaus Wowereit, the Governing Mayor of Berlin
* Walter Veltroni, co-Chairman of the Summit
* Mikhail Gorbachev, Chairman of the Summit

* Greeting from Josè Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission
* Greeting from Thomas Stelzer (Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, Department of Economic and Social Affairs)
* Greeting from Bo Hla Tint (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burma’s Government in exile)
* Greeting from Agazio Loiero, President of Regione Calabria

11.00 – 13.00 First session: 20 Years after the fall of the Berlin Wall: what were its implications and what has changed since then?

Session Leaders: Mikhail Gorbachev, Lech Walesa, Frederik Willem De Klerk, Ahmed Kathrada representing Nelson Mandela

Remarks by: Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Urban Gibson (International Peace Bureau)

Moderator: Tom Brokaw (NBC)

Break

14.30 – 16.30 Second session: Walls between rich and poor: breaking down the barriers between the developed and developing world

Session Leaders: Muhammad Yunus, Morten Hovda (Member of the Office of the Director-General International Labor Organization), Peter Spiegel (Head of the GENISIS-Institute for Social Business and Impact Strategies), Prof. Franz Josef Radermacher, (member of the Club of Rome and founder of the Global Marshall Plan initiative), Thomas Stelzer (Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, UN)
Remarks by: Monika Lüke (Secretary General, German Section, Amnesty International), Marc Dullaert (President of Kids Rights Foundation), Falko Mohrs (German Youth Delegate to the UN General Assembly)
Moderator: Piotr Gulczynski

16.45 – 18.45 Third session: Walls of menace to the Environment: Breaking down the walls that constrain environmental and sustainable development prospects

Session Leaders: Martin Frick, (General Director of the Global Humanitarian Forum), Prof. Mohan Munasinghe (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), Ian Dunlop (Independent international energy consultancy group), Thomas Stelzer (Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, UN),

Remarks by: Emily Büning (German Youth Delegate to the UN General Assembly)

Moderator: Alexander Likhotal (President, Green Cross International)

Wednesday, 11th November

9.00 Official presentation of the Charter for a World without violence

to the World March for Peace and Nonviolence

* Introductory speech by Mairead Corrigan Maguire
* Speeches by Mario Luis Rodriguez Cobos aka Silo (World March for Peace and Nonviolence)
* Nobel Peace Laureates handing over the Charter for a world without violence to the World March for Peace and Nonviolence

09.30 – 11.00 Fourth session: Walls of Nuclear Weapons and Armament: building up a world free from nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction.
Session Leaders: Mikhail Gorbachev, Frederik Willem De Klerk, Paolo Cotta-Ramusino (Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs), Alexander Liebeskind (Secretary of the Committee and Personal Advisor to the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross)
Remarks by: Ehase Agyeno (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War), Jonathan Granoff (President of Global Security Institute), Jacob Romer (Member of the Student Peace Bureau Heidelberg),

Moderator: Giulietto Chiesa (World Political Forum)

11.00 – 12.30 Fifth session: Walls of Intolerance: breaking down walls between cultural, religious and ethnic communities.

Session Leaders: Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Mary Ellen McNish (General Secretary, American Friends Service Committee), David Ives (Executive Director of Albert Schweitzer Institute), Piotr Gulczynski (President of Lech Walesa Foundation), Maria Sachs (Congressman, Florida)

Remarks by: Monika Lüke (Secretary General, German Section, Amnesty International), Luisa Brunori (President of the Italian Observatory on Microfinance), Falko Mohrs (German Youth Delegate to the UN General Assembly),

Moderator: Michael Binyon (The Times)

12.35 Greeting by Wim Wenders

13.00 Ceremony of the Peace Summit Award

Announcement of the Summit Final Declaration

Leaded by: Frederik Willem de Klerk
Moderator: David Steward


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