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Gallery of The Light Millennium - "YOUR PAST IS NOT YOUR DESTINY" - Event: UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR ALL THROUGH SPORT

"YOUR PAST IS NOT YOUR DESTINY" - Flavio CANTO, Brazilian "UNITED NATIONS TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR ALL THROUGH SPORT" High-level and interactive discussion including a special event An event hosted by the United Nations Secretary-General to celebrate the 2015 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (6 April) by highlighting and discussing the role of sport as a tool for achieving the objectives of the United Nations, in particular in the context of the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. United Nations Headquarters, New York Economic and Social Council Chamber Wednesday, 15 April 2015 Master of Ceremony and Moderator: * Ms. Ralitsa Vassileva, International journalist and former CNN anchorwoman Speakers: * Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, United Nations Secretary-General * H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa, President of the 69th Session of the General Assembly * Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee * Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee * H.E. Mr. Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the United Nations * H.E. Mr. David Donoghue, Permanent Representative of Irealand to the UN, Co-Facilitator of the intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda * Mr. Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace * Ms. Angela Ruggiero, Olympic gold medalist, Member of the International Olympic Committee * Dr. Cheri Blauwet, Paralympic gold medalist, Chairperson of the Medical Committee of the International Paralympic Committee * Ms. Billie Jean King, Former no. 1 tennis player and advocate for gender equality * Ms. Asha Farrell, youth coach, A Ganar, Barbados Closing Remarks: * Ms. Christina Gallach, United Nations Under-Secretary for Communication and Public Information Special Event: Presentation by Mr. Kim Yoon-suk, Secretary-General of the 2015 Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee * Musical performance by Ms. Park Hye-jin, opera singer, accompanied by Ms. Lee Ji-yeong, pianist Your Past Is Not Your Destiny - Flavio Canto | International Day of Sport for Development and Peace https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcj3p8nJ2og Photos and Photo Album by Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium Additional photos provided by Sebahattin Devecioglu April 15-18, 2015, The Light Millennium - http://www.lightmillennium.org

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