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10:30 - 11:15 OPENING SESSION

HE. George Vella, President of Malta
HE. Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Speaker of the National Assembly of Kuwait
Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, Chairman of Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation
HE. Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations (written message)
HE. Abdallah Shahid, President of the United Nations General Assembly.(videotaped message) 

11:30 - 13:00 :SESSION 1:


HE. George Vella, President of Malta 
HE. llir Meta, President of Albania
HE. Vjosa Osmani, President of the Republic of Kosovo
HE. Stjepan Mesić, Former President of Croatia 
HE. Armen Sarkassian, Former President of Armenia

10:00 - 11:45 : SESSION 2 :

The Role of Intergovernmental Organizations

Dr. Omar Grech, Director, Centre for the Study and Practice of Conflict Resolution at the University of Malta. 
HE. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al Hajraf, Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.
HE. Taieb Baccouche, Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union
HE. Salim M. AlMalik, Director General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
His Honor. Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, Former President of the International Court of Justice.
HE. Khaled Khalifa, Regional Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
HE. Mohammed Alshafee, Representative of the League of Arab States
Prof. Alfred J. Vella, Rector of the University of Malta. 

12:00 - 13:30 : SESSION 3
The Role of the Parliamentarians and Civil Society Organizations

HE. Anġlu Farrugia, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Malta. 
HE. Mohamed Nasheed Speaker of the Parliament of the Maldives.
HE. Hanno Pevkur, First Vice-President of the Parliament of Estonia
HE. Behgjet Pacolli, Member of the Parliament of Kosovo (Former President).
Mr. Abdesselam Lebbar, Head of the ‘’Isteqlal’’ (Independence) Parliamentary Group in the    House of Councilors of Morocco. 
Mr. Struan Stevenson, Former Member of the European Parliament.
Mr. Jesmond Saliba, Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations, Malta.
Mr. Jean -Christophe Bas, CEO of Connectors for Peace


Mr. Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain, Chairman of Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation. 
Closing speech: 
HE. George Vella, President of Malta. 


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