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The OIC Inter-institutional Forum on Universal Shared Values: Challenges & New paradigms

Invitation

On the Occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Under the High Patronage of

H.E. Mr. Abdoulaye WADE, President of the Republic of Senegal Chairman of the 11th OIC Summit

And

The Effective Participation of

Pr. Ekmeleddin IHSANOGLU
Secretary General of The Organisation of the Islamic Conference
Mr. Sergei ORDZHONIKIDZE
Director General of The United Nations Office in Geneva
Mr. Martin I. UHOMOIBHI PILLAY
Permanent Representative of Nigeria to The United Nations President of the Human Rights Council
Mrs. Navanethem
High Commissioner on Human Rights
 
H.E. Babacar BA, Ambassador Permanent Observer of the OIC to the UN

Has the pleasure to invite you to a special event to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights

"The OIC Inter-institutional Forum on Universal Shared Values: Challenges & New paradigms"

Friday, 19th December 2008
Public Conference: 10 a.m.
Room: XIX, Palais des Nations, GENEVA

Followed by a reception : 6.30 p.m.
Bar Escargot, E Building, 3rd floor, Door :40
Live Musical Entertainment and Exhibitions of
Materials and Paintings on Various Aspects of Islamic Civilisation

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Program

10:00-11:00 | Opening Session

H.E. Mr. Arsene M. BALIHUTA,

  • Permanent Representative of Uganda and Chairman of Geneva OIC group

Statements from different High Level Guests:

  • Welcome to Participants and Presentation of Guests Speakers by H.E. Mr. Babacar BA, Permanent Observer of the OIC Delegation, Geneva
  • Message from the OIC Summit Chair H.E. Mr. Abdoulaye Wade, President of the Republic Of Senegal, read by Ambassador Babacar Carlos Mbaye, Permanent Representative of Senegal
  • H.E. Mr. Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Director General of United Nations Office in Geneva
  • H.E. Mrs Erlinda F.BASILIO, Vice-President of the Human Rights Consul
  • H.E. Mrs. Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner on Human Rights
  • Mrs. Tahmina JANJUA, OIC Group Coordinator on Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues

Keynote address by H.E. Pr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary General of the OIC

11:00-11:15 | Coffee Break
11:15-13:00 | 1st Session

Human Rights and Cultural Diversity - Challenges and Perspectives
Moderator: Mr. Bacre NDIAYE, Director of Treaty Branch and CHR-OHCHR

11:15-12:00 | 1st part : OIC action and presentations of experts on Human Rights and Cultural Diversity

  • H.E. Mr. Amb. Saadeddin TAIB, Advisor to OIC Secretary General from General Secretariat
  • H.E. Dr. Hadi AZZIZADEH, Deputy Director General of Islamic, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)
  • Prof. Osman EL-HAJJE, Human Rights Center, JINANE University, Former member of the sub-commission of Human Rights
  • Dr. Fawzia AL-ASHMAWI, Geneva University

12:00-13:00 | 2nd Part : Presentations from other partner Institutions and Invitees

  • H. E. Mrs Khadija Rachida EL-MASRI , Permanent Observer of African Union in Geneva or Her Representative
  • H.E. Libère BARARUNYERETSE, Permanent Observer of the International Organisation of Francophone
  • H.E. Mgr. Silvano M. THOMASI, Permanent Observer of the HOLY SEE

Interactive Dialogue with participants and invitees

13:00-15:00 | Break
15:00-17:45 | 2nd Session

Inter-institutional Dialogue on Development issues and Humanitarian Assistance
Moderator: ATTA MANANE BAKHIT, OIC- ASG

  • H.E. ATTA MANANE BAKHIT, OIC-ICHAD , Assistant Secretary General
  • Mr. Gerhard Putman-Cramer, Chief, Emergency Branch, D.D OCHA
  • M. Nicolas Van Praag, Director of the Division of External Relations UNHCR
  • Mr. Salvano BRICENO, Director of UNISDR Geneva Office
  • M Philipp SPOERRI, Director International Law & Cooperation ICRC
  • Mr. Assane DIOP, Executive Director of International Labour Organisation

Interactive dialogue with participants and invitees

17:45- 18:00 | Concluding Remarks

18:30-20:30 | Reception with Live Musical Entertainment and Exhibitions of Materials and Paintings on Various Aspects of Islamic Civilisation

Exhibitions of Materials and Paintings

With a variety of paintings from the different Member States representing the different aspects of the Islamic Civilisation

Live Musical Entertainment

Indonesian Musician
Traditional Indonesian musical instrument know as "angklung". The instrument is made out of two bamboo tubes attached to a bamboo frame and is widely popular throughout Southeast Asia but originated from West Java, Indonesia.

Guinean Musician
African Kora with the great musician Mr. Amadou Sodia

Algerian Musicians
Arab-Andalusian music with the Algerian orchestra "Fergani"

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Final Report

Final Report OIC interinstitutional Forum on Universal Shared Values Geneva 19 Dec 2008 final

Opening Session

H.E. Mr. Arsene M. BALIHUTA,

Permanent Representative of Uganda and Chairman of Geneva OIC group

Statements from different High Level Guests:

Welcome to Participants and Presentation of Guests Speakers by H.E. Mr. Babacar BA, Permanent Observer of the OIC Delegation, Geneva

Message from the OIC Summit Chair H.E. Mr. Abdoulaye Wade, President of the Republic Of Senegal, read by Ambassador Babacar Carlos Mbaye, Permanent Representative of Senegal

H.E. Mr. Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Director General of United Nations Office in Geneva

H.E. Mrs. Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner on Human Rights

Keynote address by H.E. Pr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary General of the OIC

1st Session
Human Rights and Cultural Diversity - Challenges and Perspectives

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H.E. Mr. Amb. Saadeddin TAIB, Advisor to OIC Secretary General from General Secretariat

H.E. Dr. Hadi AZZIZADEH, Deputy Director General of Islamic, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)

Prof. Osman EL-HAJJE, Human Rights Center, JINANE University, Former member of the sub-commission of Human Rights

Dr. Fawzia AL-ASHMAWI, Geneva University

H.E. Mrs Khadija Rachida EL-MASRI , Permanent Observer of African Union in Geneva or Her Representative

H.E. Libère BARARUNYERETSE, Permanent Observer of the International Organisation of Francophone

2nd Session
Inter-institutional Dialogue on Development issues and Humanitarian Assistance

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H.E. ATTA MANANE BAKHIT, OIC-ICHAD , Assistant Secretary General

Mr. Gerhard Putman-Cramer, Chief, Emergency Branch, D.D OCHA

Mr. Salvano BRICENO, Director of UNISDR Geneva Office

 
 
OIC
Prof. E. Ihsanoglu
General secretary of OIC
 
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