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The Director-General

UNOG/UNITAR Joint Geneva Lecture Series

"Complexities of Peacemaking: The Untold Story"
with
Martti Ahtisaari
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Finland

José Ramos-Horta
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Guinea-Bissau and former President of Timor-Leste

Wednesday, 13 November 2013 at 16:30 / Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room (Room XX)
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The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) are organizing a series of open lectures on a regular basis at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, entitled The Geneva Lecture Series. The lectures aim to foster awareness of a number of pressing global challenges among audiences in Geneva and beyond, with a focus on how each individual can contribute to resolving such challenges (Concept Note).

The eight lecture, delivered by Mr. Martti Ahtisaari, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Finland; and Mr. José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Guinea-Bissau and former President of Timor-Leste, on the topic "Complexities of Peacemaking: Untold Story" will take place on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 from 16:30 to 18:00 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Following the remarks, the public will be invited to participate in a debate moderated by Darius Rochebin, television news anchor, Radio et Télévision Suisse. Simultaneous interpretation in English and French will be available for the duration of the whole event. You are also free to suggest questions in advance, at the UN Geneva Information Service facebook page and on Twitter @UNOGPolitical and @UNITAR.

For those not able to attend the conference, please note that the event will also be broadcast live on http://webtv.un.org.
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IMPORTANT
The full capacity of the lecture hall has been reached and
registrations for this event are now closed.

* Further background information can be found on the Geneva Lecture Series website (www.unitar.org/gls).

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