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Dated: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 12:38:59 -0400 (EDT)
PEACE: REALITY OR UTOPIAN DREAM? Media Release
Produced based on received Technical Grant from QPTV
Initial Media Release by QPTV
PEACE: REALITY OR UTOPIAN DREAM? (VIDEO - 2012)
This VIDEO is posted on the Lightmillennium.Org on July 23, 2014. (58:30min.)
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF THE PANELISTS
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2012 TIME: 10:00AM
Channels: Time Warner#57; RCN#85; FIOS Verizon#37
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 TIME: 7:00PM
Channels: Time Warner# 34; RCN# 82; FIOS Verizon#34
ENTRY NOTE: 20th anniversary of the concept "PEACE: REALITY or
UTOPIAN DREAM?" (1992-2012; http://vimeo.com/41829635) brought to you as a
High Level Panel discussion on the given concept along with the UN, Governmentand NGO representatives through the "Technical Aid Grant" by Queens Public Television-QPTV to The Light Millennium TV-LMTV
Peace: Reality or Utopian Dream? is presented with expert panelists from the United Nations (Ambassadorial/Governmental level), NGOs, and universities. The esteemed panelists and studio guests include:
H.E. Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UN;
Honorable Nejmeddine Lakhal, Deputy Permanent Representative, Mission of Tunisia to the U.N.;
Randy Rydell, Senior Political Affairs Officer in the Office of Sergio Duarte, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs at the U.N.;
John Burroughs, J.D., Ph.D., Executive Director, New York-based Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy (LCNP) & the UN Office of the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA);
Sally (Salwa) Kader, President, US Federation for Middle East Peace;
Dr. Jill Strauss, Adjunct Professor, Sociology of Conflict at John Jay College; Blanche Foster, Acting Executive Director, Darfur Rehabilitation Project-DRP;
Adam Reilly, UNNGO Representative, Darfur Rehabilitation Project;
Dr. Sorosh Roshan, President, International Health Awareness;
Ms. Kausha Sriwardana, President, Helping Hands, Inc. (Texas) & UNNGO Representative.
The aforementioned panelists and guests illustrate ideas with strong references and facts from both sides of the coin such as: nuclear threat, military spending, nuclear and conventional disarmament, UN Resolution#1325, Millennium Development Goals, the UN, Middle East concerns, A Decade of Peace Culture, and whether Peace is a Reality or Utopian Dream in our time. Overall the panelists concluded that "Peace is the only way," and it is not just "a good dream, but necessity. We all need to work towards it." Peace is not only a governmental or political issue; it belongs to each and everyone of us in the line of we must have peace within us first.
The program is co-hosted by Bircan Ünver, Producer of The LMTV, Permanent Representative to the UN DPI-NGO of The Light Millennium, 20-year Certified Access Producer of QPTV; and Cem Zorlular, Youth Representative to the UN DPI-NGO and student at Columbia University.
This program was made possible through QPTVs Grant-Aid Program. Visit QPTVs website at www.qptv.org for Grant-Aid information.
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