International Day of Non-Violence - 2 October 2014 from 10.00-13.00 hrs


10.00-10.30 hrs  Meet and Greet, tea – coffee

10.30-10.32 hrs   Welcome to the Peace Palace – Mr. Steven van Hoogstraten – General Director Carnegie Foundation

10.32-10.40 hrs   Welcome to the Program and Opening Remarks by Mr. Ram Lakhina – Chairman St. Standbeeld Mahatma Gandhi

10.40-10.55 hrs   “Gandhian Philosophy of Non-Violence, its role in India’s Independence and its Relevance Today” by H.E. Mr. Rajesh Nandan Prasad – Ambassador of India

10.55-11.10 hrs   “Relevance and Effectiveness of Non-Violence in Resolving Political and Social Conflicts” by H.E. Mr. Eric Niehe – Former Dutch Ambassador to India

11.10-11.20 hrs   Concluding Address by Mr. Rabin S. Baldewsingh – Deputy Mayor of The Hague

11.20-11.22 hrs   Closing Remarks

11.22-11.40 hrs   Music Sarod recital by Martijn Baaijens & Rupak Kumar Pandit

11.45-12.30 hrs   Network reception