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September 7 2014 17:00 | Stadsschouwburg

Opening Assembly



Hilde Kieboom

Vice-President of the Community of Sant’Egidio
• Introduction

Welcome greetings

Kris Peeters

Co-Formateur of the Federal Government of Belgium
• Long-lasting peace is possible.
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Bart De Wever

Mayor of Antwerp
• Saluto di Benvenuto

Johan Jozef Bonny

Catholic Bishop, Belgium
• Saluto di benvenuto

Papa Francesco

• Message of His Holiness Francis
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Keynote address

Andrea Riccardi

Historian, Founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio
• Peace is the future
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Zygmunt Bauman

Sociologist and philosopher, Poland

Herman Van Rompuy

President of the European Council
• Contribution
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Intervallo Musicale


Vian Dakheel

Yazidi Community, member of the Parliament, Iraq
• Testimonianza di Vian Dakheel
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Peace is a Workshop open to All: the Contribution of Religions

Ignatius Aphrem II

Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East
• Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II
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Abraham Skorka

Rector of the Rabbinic Seminary "Marshall T.Meyer", Argentina
• Il contributo delle religioni alla pace

Shawki Ibrahim Abdel-Karim Allam

Grand Mufti of the Arab Republic of Egypt
• Cultures and religions in dialogue

Gijun Sugitani

Tendai Buddhist Denomination, Japan
• Peace is a Workshop open to All: the Contribution of Religions
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