May 3 La Agenda

6:30- 7 PM – REFRESHMENTS AND GUEST REGISTRATION

 

7:00 PROGRAM BEGINS

 

 

OPENING REMARKS – RABBI ABRAHAM COOPER

 

INTRODUCTION WITH SHORT VIDEO ABOUT IPCGE

 

7:15 pm:

FIRST AWARD PRESENTED TO MR. GERALD LEVIN, former CEO Time Warner

Award Presented by Mr. Jack Rapke, Film Producer

– video presentation and acceptance

 

First Panel DiscussionCulture of Peace in Western Democracies

Naarator: Dr. Richard Hellman

Panelists/ H.E. Yasar Yakis, .Mr and Dr. Levin, MP Zingeris, MP. Okamoto, Mrs. Judy Schaffer

 

7:45 pm:

SECOND AWARD PRESENTATION TO MASTER Jun Hong Lu, founder of GuanyinCitta; President and Director of 2OR Australia Oriental Radio (2OR); President of the Australian Chinese Buddhist Research Centre (ACBRC), founder, Australian  Australia Oriental Media Buddhist Charity Association
Award Presented by:

Vice Mayor Chin Ho Liao of San Gabriel and Mrs. Lily Valachenova, UNESCO Liaison Officer at United Nations headquarters, NY.

video, presentation and acceptance

 

Second Panel Discussion – Religion and the Culture of Peace

Naarator: Dr. Richard Hellman

Panelists: Master Lu, Rabbi Abrahamson, Dr. Wafik Mustafa, Joana Adeboye

 

8:15 pm:

THIRD AWARD PRESENTATION- Mr. GIANDOMENICO (GIANNI) PICCO,  former Under-Secretary General, United Nations.

Award presented by Mr. Robert Bookman, Senior motion picture and television agent at Paradigm

– video, presentation and acceptance

 

Third Panel Discussion: Culture of Peace as a Foundation for Preventing and Resolving Conflicts

Naarator: Judy Schaffer

Panelists – Gianni Picco, Lily Valachenova, Richard Hellman, Rabbi David Cohen

8:45 pm: PRESENTATION OF MODEL IPCGE MEDIA PROJECT: Harran – cradle of monotheism as a model for the Culture of Peace –  FM Yakis and Shoshana Bekerman, Director IPCGE

 

Open Discussion and Invitation to partner – Dr. Laurie Levin

Conclusion

 

PANELISTS:

H.E. YASAR YAKIS, Former Foreign Minister of  Turkey, co-founder AKP

M.P Mitsunari Okamoto, Komeito Party, Japan

Pastor Joana Adeboye, co-founder, International Strategic Alliance Committee for Nigeria

Mrs.Lily Valchanova – UNESCO- UN Headquarters Liaison Officer

Dr. Wafik Moustafa – Founder and Chairman, British Conservative Arab Network UK; Author of “Egypt, the Elusive Arab Spring”.

MP Emanuelis Zingeris, Lithuania- Founder and President Parliamentary Forum for Democracy

Rabbi Binyamin Abrahamson, Founder, President “Alsadiqin”; author:  “Divine Diversity”

Dr. Laurie Levin; Founder Moonview Sanctuary, Author: “G-d The Universe and Where I Fit In”

Mrs. Judy Schaffer, Founder and President: Heroes to Heroes

Attorney Richard Hellman, President of Middle East Research Center, Washington D.C.

Rabbi Yaakov David Cohen, Founder and President, Noahide Institute U.N. NGO