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Africa Summit 2018 Schedule

Cape Town, South Africa—UPF and the Royal House of Mandela hosted the conference “Peace and Human Development in Africa” to honor the centennial of Nelson Mandela’s birth.

Schedule

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

 

OPENING BANQUET

Welcome Remarks: Dr. Thomas Walsh, Chairman, UPF International

Invocations
Imam Moussa Dramé, President, IAPD-Cote d'Ivoire
HRH Adde Eugen Samba, President and Chief, Organization of Kings and Chiefs for Peace, Cote d’Ivoire

Speakers
Dr. Thomas Walsh, Chairman, UPF International
Hon. Chief Zwelivelile Mandela, Minister of Chiefs, Royal House of Mandela, and Member of Parliament, South Africa

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Photo Gallery

 

SESSION I: OPENING PLENARY

Moderator: Mr. Philbert Seka, Africa Regional President, Youth and Student for Peace

Welcome Remarks
Dr. Thomas Walsh, Chairman, UPF International
Hon. Chief Zwelivelile Mandela, Minister of Chiefs, Royal House of Mandela, and Member of Parliament, South Africa

Speakers
Hon. Baleka Mbete, Speaker, National Assembly, South Africa
Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang, President, Pan African Parliament

Introduction to the UPF Founder: Hon. Eric Houndete, First Vice-President, National Assembly, Benin

Founder’s Address: Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, Founder, Universal Peace Federation

International Peace Highway Ceremony: to Commemorate the Centenary of President Nelson Mandela

 

SESSION II: UPF PEACE PROGRAMS IN AFRICA

Moderator: Mr. Jacques Marion, Secretary General, UPF-Europe

Speakers and Topics
Africa UPF MOUs: Mr. Adama Doumbia, Secretary General, UPF-Africa
Youth and Service for Peace: Mr. Philbert Seka, President, YSP-Africa
IAPP: Mr. Paterne Zinzou, Secretary General, UPF-West Africa
UN Relations: Dr. Tageldin Hamad, Vice President, UPF International
Blessing and Family Values: Mr. Moruti Ledwaba, FFWPU, South Africa

 

SESSION III: HONOURING THE LEGACY OF NELSON MANDELA

Moderator: Dr. Tageldin Hamad, Vice President, UPF International

Speakers
Hon. Chief Zwelivelile Mandela, Minister of Chiefs, Royal House of Mandela, and Member of Parliament, South Africa
Sheikh Ibrahim Jibril, Head, Islamic Courts Council of Cape Town, South Africa
Rabbi Sam Thurgood, Rabbi, Beit Midrash Morasha, South Africa

 

SUNHAK PEACE PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2019 LAUREATES

Moderator: Dr. Thomas Walsh, Chairman, UPF International

Announcement of the Laureates: Il Sik Hong, Chair, Sunhak Peace Prize Committee

Video Introducing the Laureates of 2019
Waris Dirie: A Human Rights activist who publicized Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) issue to the world
Akinwumi Adesina: A world-class leader who is spearheading Africa’s growth through agricultural innovation)

Friday, November 23, 2019

Photo Gallery

 

SESSION IV: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PARLIAMENTARIANS FOR PEACE (IAPP)

Moderator: Mr. Paterne Zinzou, Secretary General, UPF-West Africa

Speakers
Hon. Khatri Addouh, president of the Sahrawi National Council
Hon Ernest Mizedio, Third Vice President, National Assembly, Central African Republic
Hon. Stella Smine Sassou-Nguesso, Member of Parliament, Congo
Hon. Moussa Timbine, First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Mali
Hon. Esther Mcheka Chilenje, First Deputy Speaker, Parliament of Malawi
Hon. Anicet Niyongabo, 2nd Vice President of the Senate, Burundi
Hon. Betty Ocan Aol, Member of Parliament, Uganda
Hon. Adv. Jacob Francis Mudenda, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Zimbabwe
Hon. Dr. N'Kumu Frey, Assemblyman, National Assembly, Democratic Republic of Congo

 

SESSION V: INTERRELIGIOUS ASSOCIATION FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT (IAPD)

Moderator: Mr. Frederick Muisa Wakhisi, Secretary General, UPF Kenya

Opening Address: Dr. Michael Jenkins, National Co-Chairman, American Clergy Leadership Conference

Speakers
Rev. Dr. Joseph Dayamba, Pastor, Holistic Development Ministry, Burkina Faso
Rev. Dr. Numfor Fonki, Pastor, Presbyterian Church, Cameroon
Bishop David Musonda Masupa, President, Independent Churches of Zambia
Archbishop George A. Stallings, National Co-Chairman, American Clergy Leadership Conference
Sheikh Ighsaan Taliep, Principal, International Peace College South Africa (IPSA), South Africa
Princess Chantal Revell, National Khoisan Council (NKC), South Africa
Ms. Berry Behr, Chair, Cape Town Interfaith Initiative, South Africa

 

SESSION VI: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TRADITIONAL RULERS FOR PEACE (IATP)

Moderator: Rev. Michel Futila, Secretary General, UPF Central Africa

Speakers
Hon. Chief Zwelivelile Mandela, Minister of Chiefs, Royal House of Mandela, and Member of Parliament, South Africa
Hon. Dr. N'Kumu Frey, Assemblyman, National Assembly, Democratic Republic of Congo
HRH Chief Olota-Kurunmi II, Traditional Ruler, Benin
Chief Souleymane Sarr, Traditional Chief, Senegal
Chief Isaac Kapinga, Traditional Chief, Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs, Zambia
HRH Adde Eugene Samba, President and Chief, Organization of Kings and Chiefs for Peace, Cote d’Ivoire
Min. Noah Bushy Rakale, Minister, First Cause Ministries, South Africa
Ikosi Sipho Mahlangu, Chair, National House of Traditional Leaders of South Africa

 

SESSION VII: CONCURRENT WORKING GROUPS

These four sessions happened simultaneously and those who were interested, attended them and discussed with their peers on the specialized topic.

  1. IAPP Working Group
  2. IAPD Working Group
  3. IATP Working Group
  4. Government Officials, Diplomats and Civil Society Working Group

Saturday, November 24, 2019

 

Session VIII: Special Plenary Session

Moderator: Mr. Paterne Zinzou, Secretary General, UPF-West Africa

Speakers
Mr. Zakaria Abdourahaman, Minister, Office of Spokesperson of Niger
Rev. Hjoertur Magni Johannsson, Head Minister, Free Lutheran Church of Reykjavik, Iceland
Hon. Joseph Mhagama, Member of Parliament, Tanzania
Hon. Wilson Santamaria, Assemblyman, Legislative Assembly, Bolivia
Mr. Hassan M. Hussein, Military Attache to Egypt, Somalia
Hon. Jean Simepoungou, Assemblyman, National Assembly, Gabon
H.E. Mahamane Ousmane, President (1993-1996), Niger

 

SESSION IX: AFRICA SUMMIT CLOSING SESSION

Moderator: Mr. Adama Doumbia, Secretary General, UPF-Africa

Reflections
Hon. Khoabane Theko, Senator, Senate of the Kingdom of Lesotho
Hon. Dr. N'Kumu Frey, Assemblyman, National Assembly, Democratic Republic of Congo
Mrs. Massaran Toure, Deputy Mayor of Yamoussoukro, Cote d’Ivoire
Mrs. Leontine-Sylvie Adoukonou, International Consultant, African Union, Benin
Rt. Hon. Reverien Ndikuriyo, President, Senate of Burundi

Remarks from Traditional Leaders
Chief Isaac Kapinga, Traditional Chief, Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs, Zambia
HRH Adde Eugen Samba, President and Chief, Organization of Kings and Chiefs for Peace, Cote d’Ivoire
Hon. Chief Zwelivelile Mandela, Minister of Chiefs, Royal House of Mandela, and Member of Parliament, South Africa

Cape Town Declaration

Closing Remarks: Dr. Thomas Walsh, Chairman, UPF International
 

PEACE AND FAMILY FESTIVAL AND INTERFAITH PEACE BLESSING

Introduction of the Founder: Dr. Prophet Radebe, Prophet, The Revelation Church of God

Founder’s Address: Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, Founder, Universal Peace Federation

Congratulatory Remarks
Hon. Eric Houndete, First Vice-President, National Assembly of Benin
Hon. Mahamane Ousmane, President (1993-1996), Niger

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