International Day of Non-Violence - 2 October 2015 from 10:00-13.00 hrs


10.00-10.20 hrs Meet and Greet, tea – coffee

10.20-10.25 hrs Welcome to the Peace Palace by Mr. Erik de Baedts – Chairman Carnegie Foundation.

10.25-10.35 hrs Welcome and Opening Remarks by Mr. Ram Lakhina – Chairman St. Standbeeld Mahatma Gandhi

10.35-10.50 hrs “Relevance of Non-Violence in Resolving International Conflicts” by Mr. A. Peterle – Former Prime Minister of Slovenia and Member of European Parliament

10.50-11.05 hrs “Role of Non-Violence in Winning India’s Independence and its Relevance in Resolving Conflicts” by H.E. Mr. J.S. Mukul – Ambassador
of India

11.05-11.20 hrs “Relevance of Non-Violence in Resolving Conflicts – South African Experience” by H.E. Mr. V.B. Koloane – Ambassador of South Africa

11.20-11.35 hrs “Relevance of Non-Violence in Resolving International Conflicts – Dutch Perspective” by H.E. Mr. Kees van Baar – Dutch Ambassador of Human Rights

11.35-11.50 hrs Concluding Address by Mr. Rabin S. Baldewsingh – Deputy Mayor of The Hague

11.50-12.15 hrs Musical Recital Heiko Dijker (Tabla) & Lenneke van Staalen (Violin)

12.15-12.20 hrs Closing Remarks

12.20-13.15 hrs Network Reception