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Programme Conference IV

Stockholm International Forum Truth, Preventing Genocide Threats and Responsibilities
26-28 January 2004

Wednesday 28 January

09.00 - 10.40 Plenary Session
Chair: Conference Chairman, Minister Pär Nuder
Speeches by Heads of Delegation and Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Tarek Heggy
The Assistant Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organization (UNESCO), Mr. Pierre Sané
The Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Czech Republic, Mr. Pavel Vosalík
The Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland, Mr. Jakub T. Wolski
The Director of the European Training Centre for human Rights and Democracy, Professor Wolgang Benedek
The Ambassador of Brazil in Stockholm, Mr. Elim Dutra
The State Secretary for European Affairs, Belgium, Mr. Raoul Del Corde
The Ambassador of Australia in Stockholm, Mr. Richard Rowe
The Ambassador of Turkey in Stockholm, Mr. Tomur Bayer
The Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, Mr. Jean-Christian Cady
The Chief of Activities and Programme Branch of the Hight Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR), Mr. Jan Cedergren
The Deputy Director of Bureau for Crises prevention and Recovery of the United Nations Development programme (UNDP), Mr. Georg Charpentier
The Head of the Central Division in the Directorate General of Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport, Council of Europe, Mr. James Wimberly
Dr. Stephen Smith

10.40 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 - 12.00 Plenary Session with Conference Summary Report
Short introduction by Conference Chairman, Minister Pär Nuder
Conference Report by Ambassador Alyson Bailes, Director of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

  Plenary Panel Three: ”The Next Steps Towards Genocide Prevention”
Moderator: Conference Chairman, Minister Pär Nuder
Panelists: Dr. Elisabeth Rehn, Hon. Gaareth Evans, Ambassador Jan Eliasson, Professor Carol Rittner

12.00 - 12.40 Closing Ceremony
Concluding keynote speech by Secretary-General Javier Solana
Messages by:
The President of the International Criminal Court, Mr. Philippe Kirsch
The President of Timor-Leste, H.E. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão

  Forum 2004 Declaration presented by Minister Pär Nuder

Concluding remarks by Prime Minister Göran Persson

Flute music by Magnus Båge, Sonata in A minor by J.S Bach

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