September 1999 to September 2000

DPI/NGO conference:

September 15, 1999,“Transforming Society: Integrating Ethics and Values into Action Plans” organized by members of the Values Caucus Jerry Spivack, Martha Gallahue and Patrick McNamara.

Events sponsored:

November 4, 1999“Spiritual Values in Foreign Policy and Sustainable Development,” a farewell address by Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, hosted by H.E. Mr. S.R. Insanally of Guyana

November 3, 1999 – Reception in honor of Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Representative of the World Bank to the United Nations.

Events co-sponsored:

November 5, 1999Sixth Annual Day for Freedom of Religion or Belief with the NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Committee of Religious NGOs ant the UN, NGO Committee on Human Rights

September 23, 1999A Multi-Religious Prayer Service with the Committee of Religious NGOs

September 16, 1999An Interfaith Celebration of Commitment to the Work of the UN with the Interfaith Center of New York and numerous NGOs

September 14, 1999International Day of Peace observance at the UN and worldwide with the Department of Public Information and numerous NGOs


NGO Code of Ethics – ongoing project and discussion group

Disarmament Declaration

Millennium Forum – values thematic area

Coffee series:

H.E. Mr. WANG Yingfan, People’s Republic of China

H.E. Mr. Volodymyr Yu. Yel’Chenko, Ukraine

H.E. M. Ahmed Snoussi, Morocco

H.E. Dr. Ivan Simonovic, Croatia
5/18/00 “Global Values in the Arena of Criminal Adjudication”

H.E. Dr. Gerhard Pfanzelter, Austria

H.E. Mr. Naste Calovski, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
4/13/00 “Cooperation and Integration in a Balkan State”

H.E. Dr. Lamuel A. Stanislaus, Grenada
3/30/00 “The Concerns of a Tri-Island State”

H.E. M. Hubert Wurth, Luxembourg
3/23/00 “A Small State with a Large Role in the EU and the UN”

H.E. Mr. Martin Andjaba, Namibia
3/2/00 “Namibia and the United Nations”

H.E. Mr. Elfatih Mohamed Ahmed Erwa, Sudan
10/14/99 “Sudan: Perception and Reality”