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H.E. Mrs. Joke Brandt, Representative of the Dutch Government and the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Erik de Baedts, Director General of the Peace Palace /Carnegie Foundation
Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, Chairman of Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation
HRH Prince Turki Alfaisal Alsaud, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia    
Keynote address
H.E. George Vella, President of Malta


H.E. Haris Silajdžiž, Former President of Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation
H.E. Taieb Baccouche, Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia
H.E. Sahar Ghanem, Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen to Netherlands 
H.E. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross
H.E. Hilal Al Sayer, President of the Red Crescent Society, Kuwait
H.E. Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo 


H.E. Shaikh Mohammed Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait
H.E. Ms. Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa, President of Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities of Kingdom of Bahrain
H.E. Abdullah Lamlas, Minister of Education Research of Yemen
H.E . Serbesdt Nabi , Representative of Government of Kurdistan Region, Iraq    


H.E. Terje Rød-Larsen, President of the International Peace Institute, New York
H.E. Michael Frendo, Speaker Emeritus of the Parliament of Malta and former Minister of Foreign Affairs
H.E. Hamed Al-Azemi, Minister of Education of Kuwait
H.E. Madame Sylvie Baipo Temon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Central African Republic
H.E. Tokia Saïfi, Member of the European Parliament
H.E. Moukadas Noure, Minister of Education of the Central African Republic
Mr. Mounir Bouchenaki, Advisor to UNESCO for Cultural Heritage






H.E. Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, President of the International Court of Justice

H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (Video Message) 
Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, Chairman of Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation
H.E. Marzouq Al-Ghanim, President of the Kuwaiti National Assembly
H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca , President Emeritus of Malta
H.E. Faustin-Archange Touadera, President of the Central African Republic
H.E. Abdullah Gül, Former President of Turkey
H.E. Hassan Arfaoui, Representative of H.E the President of Tunisia
H. E. Laurence Konmla Bropleh, Special Envoy of H.E. the President of Liberia
Mr. Ammar al-Hakim, President of the Reform and Reconstruction Alliance of Iraq
H.E. Hisham Al Alawi, Ambassador of Iraq to the Netherlands

Closing Speech
Mr. Carel Stolker, President of the University of Leiden    

9:30 - 10:25 OPENING

10:25 - 11:15 SESSION I
Education and the Protection of Cultural Heritage

11:30 - 12:30 SESSION II
Protecting Cultural Heritage (Iraq and Yemen)

2:00 - 3:00 PM SESSION III

Promoting the Culture of Peace through Education
(Central African Republic)



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