Commemoration of the International Day of Peace

and the 50th Anniversary of the Death of Dag Hammarskjöld

UN PEACE ESSAY CONTEST FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN 

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Room V, Palais des Nations,Geneva

 10:00 a.m.

  • Arrival of participants

Refreshments

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

* * *

About UN News Geneva

Sharing entires to the United Nations Peace Essay competitions run by the Information Service in Geneva in 2011
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.