Women and Development Speakers:
Ambassador Guterres, Permanent Mission of Timor L’este to the UN
Particular Needs of a New Nation
Andreas Widmer, President & CEO, OTF Group
Globalization and Development
Oscar de Rojas, UN Official
Financing Millenium Development Goals in Light of Women
Countries represented: Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, United Kingdom, and USA
World Youth Alliance Film Festival: Held on Friday, November 19, the WYA Film Festival screened films created by young people from around the world.
1. Dag Hammarskjold Award: for the film that best captures human possibility
2. Artistic Merit Award: for the most beautiful film
3. World Youth Alliance Award: for the best rendering of human dignity
Cultural Events: In addition to the WYA Film Festival, an African Party and Mexican Fiesta allowed participants to experience these diverse cultures.