Ninth edition of the Geneva Lecture Series

"A Civil Peace by Civil Society - Tunisian Experiences for the Future of the Region" with the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, Nobel Peace Prize laureate 2015

Speakers: 

Ms. Ouided Bouchamaoui, President of the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts
Mr. Hocine Abassi, Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labour Union
Mr. Abessatar Ben Moussa, President of the Tunisian Human Rights League
Mr. Fadhel Mahfoudh, President of the Tunisian Order of Lawyers

Moderator:

Dr. Ghassan Salamé, Professor Emeritus of Sciences Po. Paris, Former Lebanese Minister of Culture

Thursday, 21 April 2016 at 16:00 / Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room (Room XX)


The ninth lecture, delivered by the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, on the topic "A Civil peace by civil society - Tunisian experiences for the future of the region" took place on Thursday, 21 April 2016 from 16:00 to 18:00 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, at the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room.

Mr. Abessatar Ben MoussaMr. Fadhel MahfoudhMs. Ouided BouchamaouiMr. Hocine AbassiDr. Ghassan Salame
 
The event consisted of a panel discussion with the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet and was followed by an interactive debate with the public.

The panelists of this event were, Ms. Ouided Bouchamaoui, President of the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts. Mr. Hocine Abassi, Secretary-General of the Tunisian General Labour Union, Mr. Abessatar Ben Moussa, President of the Tunisian Human Rights League, Mr. Fadhel Mahfoudh, President of the Tunisian Order of Lawyers. The event was moderated by Dr. Ghassan Salame, Professor Emeritus of Science Po. Paris and former Lebanese Minister of Culture.

A video recording of this event is available on UN WEBTV.

The Geneva Lecture Series are a joint UNOG- UNITAR series of open lectures which take place on a regular basis at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The lectures aim to foster awareness of a number of pressing global challenges among audiences in Geneva and beyond, with a focus on how each individual can contribute to resolving such challenges.

The event was organized in partnership with the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and with the generous support of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the Ville de Genève and the Fondation pour Genève.

Photo 1: Mr. Abessatar Ben Moussa
Photo 2: Mr. Fadhel Mahfoudh
Photo 3: Ms. Ouided Bouchamaoui
Photo 4: Mr. Hocine Abassi
Photo 5: Dr. Ghassan Salame