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DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE

11-12 March, Lumbini Province, Nepal

PROGRAMME

10:30AM - 12:30PM

INAUGURAL CEREMONY

International Buddhist Conference and Mediation Hall

DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE

 

  • Creating an environment of peace that ensures the development of all human beings

  • Realising inclusive development that helps ensure peace

  • Global challenges to development and peace: a ‘permacrisis’ for the world’s children

  • Diya Lighting

  • Gumla Ceremony
     

  • Welcome Address

    • Honourable Chief Minister Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary
       

  • Opening Remarks

    • HE Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Prime Minister, Nepal 

    • HE José Ramos-Horta, President, Timor-Leste; Nobel Peace Laureate; Convenor, Laureates and Leaders for Children
       

  • Ceremonial Address

    • Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Laureate

    • Survivor Advocate

1:00PM - 2:00PM

LUNCH

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2:00PM – 3:30PM, PLENARY I

GLOBALISING COMPASSION: HOW TO ACHIEVE PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT

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  • How do we ensure children fulfil their potential in dignity and equality?

  • Exploration of threats to safe, educated, and healthy childhood

  • How do we deliver this vision?

  • HRH Princess Rym al-Ali, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

  • Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Laureate

  • Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate

  • Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Director, UN SDSN and Center for Sustainable Development

  • Kerry Kennedy, President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

  • HE Md. Golam Sarkar, Secretary General, SAARC

  • Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary General, United Nations (2007-2015)

3:45PM - 4:10PM

BREAK

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4:15PM – 6:00PM, ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

CIRCLES OF FREEDOM

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  • Each table will be hosted by a Nobel Laureate or global leader, and will discuss one of the 5 circle topics

  • Delegates have been allocated a theme based on the preferences given during the registration process.

  • A rapporteur has been allocated to each table and the outcomes of your discussion will contribute to the Summit Declaration. 

  • A briefing on each topic is available by clicking the circle themes below.

CIRCLE THEMES​

  • Ending child labour, slavery, and trafficking for good

  • Achieving gender equality and ending child marriage

  • Protecting children from conflict and disaster

  • 12 years of quality, public education

  • Health and nutrition for every child

 

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  • What progress has been made for the most marginalised children?

  • What must change to achieve this vision?

  • What kind of financing is needed, and how can it be realised?

7:00PM - 9:00PM

DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT

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