This was the Opening Ceremony

 

 

 

Moderation

Reiner Braun, Germany /

Ljuljjeta Goranci-Brkic, Bosnia and Herzegovina /

Goran Bubalo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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6:00 Opening

with music (Choir Pontamina)

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6:20 Welcome by:

 

 

 

National Coordinating Committee – Ibrahim Spahic, BiH

 

 

International Coordinating Committee – Zaira Zafarana, Italy

 

 

Deputy Mayor of city of Sarajevo Ranko Covic, BiH

 

6:35 Greetings UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs

 

 

6:40 Piece of Music (Pontamina)

 

 

Presentations:

 

 

Joseph Gerson, USA

 

Hildegard Goss-Mayr, Austria (via video message)

 

Chico Whitacker, Brasil (via video message)

 

6:50 Main speakers

 

 

Verdiana Grossi (Switzerland, IPB): 1914-2014 – History and lessons learn

 

Mairead Maguire (Northern Ireland, Nobel Peace Prize 1976):
Nonviolence and a culture of Peace

 

Samir Arnautović (BiH, University of Sarajevo)

 

Jasmila Žbanić (BiH, film director): Reconciliation and Europe

 

 

7:45 Closing with music

 

Greetings by Joseph Gerson

Dr. Joseph Gerson is Director of Programs and Director of the Peace and Economic Security Program for the American Friend Service Committee’s Northeast Region. He serves on the Board of the International Peace Bureau and the Steering Committee of No to NATO/No to War.

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Greetings by Dr. Federico Mayor

 

Dr. Frederico Mayor Zaragoza, former Director General of UNESCO, currently Chairman of the Foundation for a Culture of Peace and Honory Bord member of the International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violene for the Children of the World.

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