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Sixty-ninth session of the United Nations General Assembly
High-Level Thematic Debate on Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation

Tuesday, 21 April, 2015 - Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, New York
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Programme

This session has concluded

Recent Meetings

Wednesday, April 22 2015 (PM)

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Trusteeship Council Chamber )

Interactive panel discussion:

Highlighting a counter-narrative that emphasizes tolerance for diversity, freedom of expression and human rights

Introductory remarks:

H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General

Moderated by Ms. Laura Trevelyan, BBC

Closing remarks:

H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations

4:30 pm – 5:50 pm (Trusteeship Council Chamber)

Plenary Session(continued)

5:50 pm – 6:00 pm (Trusteeship Council Chamber)

Closing Session

H.E. Sam K. Kutesa , President of the General Assembly

  • Apr 22 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Wednesday, April 22 2015(AM)

9:00 am – 9:10 pm (General Assembly Hall)

Opening Session:

The Potential for Religion in Building Bridges of Tolerance and Reconciliation

H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General

9:10 am – 1:00 pm(General Assembly Hall)

Plenary:

Priority given to religious leaders

  • Apr 22 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall
Tuesday, April 21 2015 (PM)

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Trusteeship Council Chamber)

 

Interactive panel discussion:

Practical Strategies for fostering peaceful, inclusive societies and countering violent extremism

Chair: H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations

Moderator: Ms. Pamela Falk , UN Resident Correspondent, CBS News

Mr Dendev Badarch, Director of Division of Social Transformations and Intercultural Dialogue, UNESCO  

H.E. Francisco Caetano José Madeira, AU Special Representative for Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

Ms. Naureen Chowdhury Fink, Head of Research, Global Center on Cooperative Security, NY  

Ms. Mossarat Qadeem, PAIMAN Trust, Pakistan  

Mr. Maqsoud Kruse, Executive Director, Hedayah

Dr. Patrick Ho, Deputy Chairman and Secretary-General, China Energy Fund Commitee

 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (Trusteeship Council Chamber)

 Plenary Session (continued)

 

  • Apr 21 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Trusteeship Council Chamber
Tuesday, April 21 2015 (AM)

9:00 am – 9:30 pm  (General Assembly Hall)

Opening Session:

Fostering Peaceful, Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent Extremism

H.E. Sam K. Kutesa, President of the General Assembly

H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General

H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations

9:30 am – 1:00 pm (General Assembly Hall)

High-level Plenary Session:

High-level representatives, Permanent Missions, Observers

  • Apr 21 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall