One of our noted guests was Dr Phil Shinnick, founder of Athletes United for Peace, and a UNESCO Good Will Ambassador. As a long-jump champion in 1963, Dr Shinnick jumped 8.33, which bettered the then world record of 8.31.
"Militarism and Militarization, we should always speak up and work against it" "Development is not possible [without] or achievable without peace but neither peace or development are conceivable without women"
- L - Sophie Giscard D’Estaing, Policy Analyst, Peace and Security, UN Women
- HE Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General of United Nations, Initiator of UNSCR 1325 as President of the Security Council in March 2000, Founder of the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace
"Evans, the San Jose State runner who won gold medals in the 400 meters and the 1,600 relay in Mexico City, said he hopes to raise $250,000 from the sale of both medals to help build a school in Liberia.
'I don’t need the medals,” he said by telephone from Nigeria. 'I need money to build the school.' "