September 1997 to September 1998


Events sponsored:

February 12, 1998“The Global Transformation of Business and Society”. Presented by Richard Barrett, former Values Coordinator at the World Bank.


Events co-sponsored:

April 19, 1998“Towards the Hague Appeal for Peace: Celebration of Survival” with musical artists Babatunde Olatunji and Nawan Khechog with the Peace Caucus

March 11, 1998“Peace, Religion and Consciousness” with Dr. Robert Muller with Franciscans International, NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Committee of Religious NGOs at the UN

February 19, 1998“An Address by Dr. Hans Kung” with Hans Kung, H.E. Sr. Juan Somavia, Ms. Gillian Sorenson, Mr. William H. Luers, Mr. R Barnett R. Rubin with the Mission of Chile, the Interfaith Center of New York, Temple of Understanding.


Coffee series:

H.E. Mme. Mahawa Bangoura Camara, Guinea
5/28/98 “Hospitality and Friendship in a Developing Democracy”

H.E. M. Jenö C.A. Staehelin, Switzerland
5/7/98 – The Value of Neutrality

H.E. Mr. Philip Dimitrov, Republic of Bulgaria
3/26/98 “Bulgaria: Past, Present & Future”

H.E. Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, India
3/12/98 “India’s Values”

H.E. Mr. Daudi Ngelautwa Mwakawago, United Republic of Tanzania
2/19/98 “Tanzania: Island of Peace on a Continent of Struggle”

H.E. Dr. Makarim Wibisono, Republic of Indonesia
2/5/98 “Indonesia: A Land of Unity in Diversity”

H.E. Mr. Michael John Powles, New Zealand
11/20/97 “Values & Realpolitik: A Small State’s Experience”

H.E. M. Pierre Lelong, Haiti
11/6/97 “Haiti: A Republic Past and Present

H.E. Sr. Ricardo G. Castaneda-Cornejo, El Salvador
10/23/97 “El Salvador After the Peace Agreement”

H.E. Dr. Nabil A. Elaraby, Arab Republic of Egypt
10/9/97 “Values in Egyptian Foreign Policy”