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Day 1: March 3, 2022

OPENING SESSION  10:30 - 11:15

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. Abdullah Shahid, President of the United Nations General Assembly. (Videotaped message)


SESSION I     11:30 - 13:00

The Role of World Leaders


HE. George Vella, President of Malta


HE. Ilir Meta, President of Albania

HE. Vjosa Osmani, President of the Republic of Kosovo

HE. Stjepan Mesić, Former President of Croatia

HE. Armen Sarkissian, Former President of Armenia


Day 2: March 4, 2022

SESSION II     10:00 - 11:45

The Role of Intergovernmental Organization


Dr. Omar Grech, Director of the “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. Al-Malik, 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. Ambassador Muhammed Al-Shafee, Representative of the League of Arab States

Prof. Alfred J. Vella, Rector of the University of Malta


SESSION III     12:00 - 13:30

The Role of Parliamentarians and Civil Society Organizations


HE. Anġlu Farrugia, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Malta


HE. Muhammad 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 Organizations, 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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