Commemoration of the International Day of Peace

and the 50th Anniversary of the Death of Dag Hammarskjöld


Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Room V, Palais des Nations,Geneva

 10:00 a.m.

  • Arrival of participants


10:15 a.m.

  • Introductory remarks by the Master of Ceremonies, Ms. Alessandra Vellucci, Chief, Press and External Relations Section, Information Service

10:30 a.m.

  • Address by Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

10:40 a.m.

  • Address by His Excellency, Mr. Jan Knutsson, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations Office at Geneva

10:50 a.m.

  • Screening of the film “Peace in Mind”

11:00 a.m.

  • Introduction of the Jury members

11:05 a.m.

  • The President of the Jury announces the name of the winners

11:10 a.m.

  • Reading of abstracts from winners essays

11:30 a.m.

  • Visit of the exhibition on the life and work of Dag Hammarskjöld

12:00 noon

  • End of the ceremony

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