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.
All welcome. Free event. Supper provided.
RSVP essential: firstname.lastname@example.org
373 Ann St
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
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