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2012 Annual Erskine Childers Lecture

Building Momentum for Peace

A World Free From Wars, Want and Fear


Date: Monday 10th September, 2012

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Venue: Hilton London Euston, 17 - 18 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HT

RSVP: Vijay Mehta -

Keynote Speaker: Jan Pronk, Former Minister of Development, Netherlands

The Annual Erskine Childers Lecture 2012 is the 16th in a series of lectures which Uniting for Peace is presenting in memory of Erskine Childers, Author and UN Diplomat. The 2012 meeting will explore ideas, strategies and solutions for preserving peace and achieving a just and fair world, especially under these themes:

§ The work of UN and its urgent reforms

§ Peacekeeping and peacemaking solutions

§ How to implement Responsibility to Protect doctrine

§ How can the world be disarmed and demilitarised

§ How to find ways for completion of Millennium Development Goals

The keynote speaker JAN PRONK is former Development Minister of Netherlands, a Deputy Secretary General of UNCTAD and Assistant Secretary General of UN.

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