Shahbanou Farah Pahlavi joins other prominent historical figureheads at The CHALLENGE FUTURE CONFERENCE - Bochum June 30th, 2007
Saturday, June 30th, 2007, the
Conference CHALLENGE FUTURE took place in
National and international personalities were invited. They all have shown great interest in the effort to support a positive development of the future and committed themselves to this work.
Conference took place in the „Jahrhunderthalle“ in
– Dialogue of cultures and religions – joining the multicultural world
– End of poverty – ways to justice in the world
role in the world –
– Strong children and women – strengthening children's and women's rights!
– Protection of the creation – a new approach to environment
– United Nations – uniting nations – acting jointly in solving international crises
– Artists as peace makers
(Top L-R) Farah Pahlavi with
Desmond Tutu. (Bottom L-R) Farah Pahlavi, Russia’s Michael Gorbatchev,
The two days conference which concluded on Sunday with a Concert by Latin American musician Santana and other celebrities was also an occasion for a friendly and enriching exchange between the Shahbanou and some of historical international icons of the last 30 years such as Mr. Lech Walesa, Mr. Desmond Tutu both Nobel Peace Prize Laureates who particularly appreciated the Shahbanou's presence and interest in the challenges of the youth in newly founded Democratic States as Poland and South Africa.
guests of the Conference were
politicians, scientists, intellectuals and artists, representatives of
the media and – according to the Patrons' special wish – students and young
people. All together more than 2000 participants from all parts of
The goal of this first Conference was to start a series of prestigious forums to be continued yearly.
Farah Pahlavi greeted by enthusiastic compatriots at
For further information see http://www.herausforderungzukunft.de/
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About the Author: Darius KADIVAR is a Freelance Journalist, Film Historian, and Media Consultant.
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