Brisbane Peace Lecture

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As part of the United Nations International Day of Peace 2015, Bob Brown will be presenting the Brisbane Peace Lecture at St John's Cathedral in Brisbane.

“No peace without a sustainable environment”

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on the 21st of September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

The theme of this year’s commemoration is “Environmental sustainability” which aims to highlight the importance of all segments of society to work together to strive for peace, as there can never truly be peace without a sustainable environment.

PROGRAMME: 7pm - 9pm

INTRODUCTION: Clem Campbell, OAM, Queensland President, UNAA, on the 70th year of the United Nations, the Global Compact and Earth Charter.

WELCOME: Bishop Alison Taylor

TEA CEREMONY INTRODUCTION: Susan Forbes

JAPANESE CHADŌ TEA CEREMONY:

UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL’S STATEMENT: Read by Christopher Woodthorpe, Regional Director, Australasian United Nations Information Centre.

CHORAL WORKS: Brisbane Combined Unions Choir and Songlines Community Choir.

SPEAKER INTRODUCTION: Dr Michelle Maloney

SPEAKER: Dr Bob Brown

VOTE OF THANKS: Dr Noel Preston.

CLOSING REMARKS: Clem Campbell, OAM.

CHORAL FINALE: Brisbane Combined Unions Choir and Songlines Community Choir.

SUPPER

All welcome. Free event. Supper provided.
RSVP essential: unaa.qld@gmail.com

WHEN
September 21, 2015 at 7pm - 9pm
WHERE
St John's Cathedral
373 Ann St
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Australia
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