NOVEMBER 9TH SUMMIT AT U.N. HEADQUARTERS

NOVEMBER 9TH SUMMIT AT U.N. HEADQUARTERS

 

Hosted by the Mission of Panama to the United Nations

 

Co-sponsors:

 

Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Global Ethics/ Multi Track Diplomacy

Institute of Noahide Code NGO ECOSOC

 

MOBILIZING CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS ETHICS FOR AGENDA 2030

Conference Room 6

United Nations Headquarters

15:00 -18:00

 

AGENDA

Introduction and Welcome:

Keynote Speaker

Her Excellency Ambassador Flores

 

Session I
3:00 – 3:40 pm

 

UNITED NATIONS RESOLUTIONS ON THE CULTURE OF PEACE AS A PRE-CONDITION FOR PEACE, SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

 

Moderator: Mrs. Judy Schaffer, Founder: Heroes to Heroes

 

SPEAKERS: Panel I

UNESCO REPRESENTATIVEMRS. LILY VALCHANOVA

 

THE HONORABLE H. LINCOLN DOUGLAS, MINISTER OF ARTS AND MULTICULTURALISM –TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

 

  1. GIANNI PICCO, FORMER UNDER SEC. GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS/ BOARD MEMBER IPCGE

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION II

3:40- 4:30 pm

 

RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL VALUES AS A DRIVER FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE POST 2015 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS:

Moderator: Mayor Martin Oliner, Mayor of Lawrence Long Island

 

Introduction:

The Noahide Laws and the post 2015 agenda:

RABBI YAKOV DAVID COHEN, FOUNDER/ DIRECTOR Institute for Noahide Code

 

Speakers: Panel II

RABBI ELIE ABADIE – Yale University Center for Faith and Culture/ Chief Rabbi Safra Synagogue

IMAM SHAMSI ALI – President, Nusantara Foundation & Spiritual Leader of Jamaica Muslim Center New York  –

ABBOT WEI FENG – Founder Amitabha Temple in Sacramento and Lucky Temple in Oakland, USA

Col. (Res.) MUNIB BADER, Co-Founder/ Druze Association for Development and the Culture and Peace/former Attaché in Brazil, Bolivia and Peru

REVERAND V. SIMPSON TURNER JR. – Pastor Mount Carmel Baptist Church/ currently serves as FDNY Chaplain in New York, served formerly as Chaplain of New York City Department of Corrections and Sherriff’s Office

SESSION III
4:30 – 5:00 pm

THE U.N. POST 2015 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA: A CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

Moderator: Mrs. Judy Schaffer

Mr. J. Marthone – Director, Sustainable Development/ World Energy Forum

ATTORNEY RICHARD HELLMAN– Attorney Specializing in Environment Protection,  Global 500 Roll of Honour, , USA/ President, Middle East Research Center Ltd.

  1. LEONARD GRUNSTEIN –co-founder IPCGE FOUNDATION FOR ETHICAL FINANCE

5:00 – 5:20 pm Open Debate/ Questions – moderator: Mayor Martin Oliner

5:20-  5:30 p.m.:

Summary and Conclusion: Shoshana Bekerman, Director, IPCGE

Vote of Thanks: Hosts and Co-sponsors

Developing a Steering Committee to Mobilize Cultural and Religious Leaders for the United Nations Post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals

5:30 pm PHOTO SESSION  and open floor dialogue