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Type:
Public Lecture
Location:
Monday 13 February, 2017 - 5:30pm – 7pm Room XIV, the Cinema, Building A, Floor A1, Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva, Switzerland & Web Based
Date:
13 Feb 2017
Duration of event:
1 Days
Programme Area:
Special event, Peacemaking and Conflict Prevention, Peacekeeping
Specific Target Audience:
No
Event Focal Point Email:
Event Focal Point Contact Number:
+41 022 917 83 54
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Please visit the official website for more information: http://www.unitar.org/ptp/alto-el-fuego

On International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers UNITAR and Ciudad Don Bosco will present the documentary “Alto el Fuego” by Raúl de la Fuente, produced by KANAKI FILMS and presented by Misiones Salesianas.

The film narrates the true story of Catalina and Manuel, a young girl and boy who went through the reintegration process with the support of the Don Bosco Center for demobilized child soldiers in Colombia.

The documentary will be followed by a panel discussion.

Introductory and Closing Remarks:

Her Excellency Ambassador Beatriz Londoño-Soto, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

Her Excellency Ambassador Rosemary McCarney, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

Moderator: 

UNITAR representative

Speakers:

Father Rafael Bejarano Rivera, Director of Ciudad Don Bosco, Medellín

Mr. James Alexander Areiza Bolivar, General Coordinator of Ciudad Don Bosco, Medellín

Catalina and Manuel, documentary main characters

Mr. Raúl de la Fuente, film director

Please visit the official website for more information: http://www.unitar.org/ptp/alto-el-fuego

Date and time: 13 February 2017 – from 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm.

Venue: UN Cinema (room XIV), Building A, Floor A1, Palais des Nations, CH-1211 - Genève

 

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