(From the Interactive Session and Concluding Remarks re video part 6/6, a few additional photos are included in this album on July 20, 2014. B.U.)

The Light Millennium and the College of Arts and Letters at the Stevens Institute of Technology jointly organized and presented an international conference on the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations and their relation to ideals advanced by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938), founder and the first president of Republic of Turkey. The two-day conference was entitled "Pioneer of the Millennium Development Goals: Atatürk". The conference was held on the campus of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, on Friday, April 19 and April 20, 2013.

In this album, we are honored and privileged to present you photos from the High Level Inaugural Session of the International Conference (April 19), related slides and some captured images from the "The Light Millennium"s mini-television series, which produced based on the conference.

Speakers and panelists of the High Level Inaugural Session of the Pioneer of the Millennium Development Goals Ataturk as follow:

Dr. NARIMAN FARVARDIN, President of Stevens Institute of Technology

Dr. LISA A. DOLLING, Dean of the College of Arts and Letters and
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Stevens Institute of Technology

Ms. BİRCAN ÜNVER, Co-Chair, Founding President and Permanent Representative to the UN DPI/NGO of The Light Millennium

Dr. EDWARD FOSTER, Co-Chair and Professor of American Studies, College of Arts and Letters, Stevens Institute of Technology

H.E. Mr. HALIT ÇEVIK, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations

Mr. STEPHEN KINZER, Author of "Crescent & Star: Turkey Between Two World", and Professor of International Relations, Boston University

Mr. AKAN RAKHMETULLIN, Deputy Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations

H.E. Mr. PAJO AVIROVIKJ, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Macedonia to the United Nations

H.E. Mr. CARLOS E. GARCIA GONZALES, Ambassador, Permanent
Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations

Ms. SUZANNE BILELLO, Senior Communications and Liaison Officer for UNESCO at the United Nations

- Photos by Cora Fernandez, The Light Millennium
- Videography by Rene Valdivia and Richard Graziano recorded for The Light Millennium.
- Power Point, graphics, photos captured from video, and album by Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium
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