VISUAL NOTES: THE 7th UN HLF on the CULTURE OF PEACE

Visual  Notes from the 7th United Nations High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace
Introduction of the following two photo albums:
PHOTO ALBUM – I 
The 7th UN HLF on the CULTURE OF PEACE
UNITED NATIONS HIGH LEVEL FORUM ON THE CULTURE OF PEACE
“‘Wars begin in the minds of men’.

 Of course, wars begin in the minds of both men and women. So, the sooner we can promote peace, in the minds of both men and women, the better. And that means starting from the first days of a child’s education.”
– His Excellency Mr. Miroslav Lajcak, President, 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly
2018–THEME: 
”THE CULTURE OF PEACE:
A CREDIBLE PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE PEACE”

The 7 UN High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace
Convened by the President of the
72nd Session of the UN General Assembly


His Excellency Mr. Miroslav Lajcak



Convened by the President of the
72nd Session of the UN General Assembly

His Excellency Mr. Miroslav Lajcak

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

General Assembly Hall 
and
Trusteeship Council Chamber

UN Headquarters, New York

In cooperation with
The Global Movement for The Culture of Peace (CMCoP)

Photo Album-I is consisted with the photos from the 
OPENING SESSION in the 
General Assembly Hall 
until 1:00pm.

Opening remarks by:
H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajcak, President of the 
72nd Session of the UN General Assembly

• On behalf of the H.E. Mr. Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations
 – H.E. Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chief Cabinet to the United Nations Secretary General

Dr. Rigoberta Menchu Tum, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

• Keynote Address:
 Dr. Rigoberta Menchu Tum, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

• Musical Interlude: Dr. Eileen J. Ain, flutist

• Plenary Segment – Statement by Member States and Observers

Statements delivered during the 7th HLF-CoP by the following Member States of the United Nations are as follow (these photo albums may not cover all the distingueshed representatives of the member states):

1. Bangladesh, 2. Sri Lanka, 3. Philippines (on behalf of the Association of Southeast Asean Nations (ASEAN), 4. European Union, 5. Pakistan, 6. Oman, 7. Peru, 8. Cuba, 9. Armenia, 10. Uzbekistan, 11. Azerbaijan, 12. Nepal, 13. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), 14. Jamaica, 15. Saudi Arabia, 16. Panama, 17. Thailand, 18, Morocco, 19. Columbia, 20. Honduras 21. Trinidad and Tobago, 22. Myanmar, 23. Iran (Islamic Republic of), 24. China, 25. El Salvador, 26. Maldives, 27. Nigeria, 28. Guatemala, 29. Lebanon, 30. Costa Rica, 31. Iraq, 32. Russian Federation, 33. Indonesia, 34. Angola, 35. India, 36. Andorra, 37. Fiji, 38. Kenya, 39. Kazakhstan, 40. Libya, 41. Ethopia, 42. Egypt, 43. Holy See, 
44. Syrian Arabic Republic, 45. Equatorial Guinea, 46. Tunisa
47. International Organizations of the Francophonie, 48. University of Peace

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Photo Album-II is consisted with the photos from the 
AFTERNOON SESSION in the 
Trusteeship Council from 3:00 
until 6:00pm along with the volunteers’ photos of the Global Movement Culture of Peace prior the morning and the afternoon sessions:

PHOTO ALBUM–II 

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Founder of the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace; Former Under-Secretary-General and High-Level Representative of the United Nations; Chair of the UN General Assembly 
drafting committee for the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace (1998-1999)

“THE CULTURE OF PEACE:
A CREDIBLE PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE PEACE”

The 7th UN HLF on the CULTURE OF PEACE

“Friendship to all and malice towards none”- this foreign policy motto of Bangladesh entails why Bangladesh has been a proponent of the Culture of Peace since long. In his maiden and only statement at the UN General Assembly in 1974, our Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had said, “Peace is an imperative for the survival of mankind; it represents the deepest aspiration of men and women throughout the world.”

–– Statement by H.E. Mr. Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, Hon’ble State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh, delivered at the General Debate of the UN High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace on September 5, 2018.

 

“Each of us as a pixel in a big picture, we can contribute towards creating the big picture on the Culture of Peace.

–– Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Founder of the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace.

UNITED NATIONS HIGH LEVEL FORUM ON THE CULTURE OF PEACE
• PANEL DISCUSSION
 | THEME:
“THE CULTURE OF PEACE:
A CREDIBLE PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE PEACE”

Afternoon Session

Trusteeship Council Chamber

 3:00pm– 5:30pm

CHAIR AND MODERATOR:

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Founder of the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace, Former Under-Secretary-General and High-Level Representative of the United Nations; Chair of the UN General Assembly 
drafting committee for the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace (1998-1999)

PANELISTS:

Ms. Rosemary A. DiCarlo, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

H.E. Mr. Lazarus Ombai Amayo, Permanent Representative of Kenya

Ms. Marie Paule Roudil, Director of UNESCO Liaison Office New York

Ms. Rachel C. Allen, Director, Peace and Justice Institute, 
Valencia College, Orlando, Florida

Special Invitees:
Professor Federico Mayor, former Director-General of UNESCO and President, Culture of Peace Foundation

Dr. Francisco Rojas Aravena, Rector of the University of Peace

• CLOSING SEGMENT 

5:30pm – 6:00pm

• Concluding Remarks by H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly

• SPECIAL THANKS TO:

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Founder of the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace, Former Under-Secretary-General and High-Level Representative of the United Nations; 
Chair of the UN General Assembly drafting committee for the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace (1998-1999)

• Mr. Shah Asif Rahman, Councellor, 
Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations

Mr. Mateus Luemba (Angola), Senior Advisor
Office of the President of the General Assembly, 72nd session

Mr. Thiago-Alves-Ferreira, Team Support
Office of the President of the General Assembly, 72nd session

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Photo Album I 
Photo Album II

Event photographer: 
Bircan Ünver, Member of the GMCoP & Head
NGO Rep. to the United Nations Department of Public Information
The Light Millennium

–  These two albums are created on  September 12–15, 2018.
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Associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information (since 2005) 
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