Celebration of United Nations International Day of Peace (2013.9.21)

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UNESCO HK and Rotary International District 3450, jointly organized Celebration of United Nations International Day of Peace, are committed to the promotion of peace and cultural diversity. More than 40 consulates and religious leaders as well as government officials attended the Celebration of United Nations International Day of Peace on 21 Sep 2013.

Honorable Guest & Organizers 
Mr. Lan Hongsheng
Vice President, Chinese National Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Association
Dr. Darwin Chen SBS
Vice President (Culture), UNESCO Hong Kong Association & Chairman of Organising Committee of Peace for All Youth Programme
DG Eugene Fong
District Governor 2013-2014 of Rotary International District 3450
Ms. Karen Zhang
Vice President and Secretary General, UNESCO HK
Professor Patrick Lau SBS JP
President, UNESCO HK Association
Professor Samuel Leong PhD
Director, UNESCO-RLCCE Hong Kong Observatory

Government officials
Mr. Lau Kong Wah JP
Under Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs
Mr. Chen Hai Ping
Director General, Department of International Organizations and Conferences , office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PRC in HKSAR
Ms. Hui Hiu Fai, Florence SBS JP
Under Secretary for Home Affairs 
Mr. Lam Cheung Chi
Member of Commission on Youth

Spiritual Leaders
Ching Chung Taoist Association of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Catholic Diocese, Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre, Kowloon Mosque, Muslim, St. John's Cathedral ,The Confucian Academy

Spain, Myanmar, European Union, Finland, France, Malaysia, Laos, Pakistan, Switzerland



Peace seminar on ‘In what ways can media help shape peace in the world?

Mr HO On-tat Andy, JP
Former Information Coordinator, Chief Executive’s Office of the HKSAR Government
Mr WONG Wang-fat Andrew, OBE, JP
Former President, Legislative Council of Hong Kong (1995-1997)
Political and Social Commentator, Bangkok Post Newspaper
Mr MAN Cheuk-fei
Chief Editor Emeritus, Hong Kong Economic Journal


School Participation

  • Peace related activities aim at inspiring individual institutions and community organizations to become the driving force behind the vision of a united and sustainable world
  • Participants set their own aims, objectives, size and format to promote peace through poems, essays, speeches, art, designs, crafts, songs, music, dances, musicals, drama, films, sports or any creative activities to promote peace