Une action de diplomatie culturelle – Mois de la Francophonie – Mars 2014
A cultural diplomacy initiative – Francophonie Month – March 2014
Vendredi 28 mars 2014 de 9h30 à 17h
Friday 28 March, 2014 - 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The New York Public Library – Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
South Court Auditorium - 5ème Avenue et 42ème rue, New York 10018
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Delphine Lacroix – Succession Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Alban Cerisier — Secrétaire général des Éditions Gallimard et auteur de nombreux ouvrages sur Antoine de Saint-Exupéry et Le Petit Prince. « Le Petit Prince : Le phénomène éditorial, les traductions et la transmission intergénérationnelle »
Alban Cerisier, archiviste-paléographe, est éditeur chez Gallimard et historien de la littérature. Il dirige le service patrimonial, en charge de la conservation et de la mise en valeur du fonds ainsi que de sa communication institutionnelle. Il est à ce titre en relation avec de nombreuses successions de grands auteurs du XXe siècle ayant publié chez Gallimard. Il a édité plusieurs documents d’histoire littéraire dont les conversations inédites de Saint-Exupéry avec Jean Renoir autour de Terre des hommes. En 2006, il a orchestré le programme de publication autour du 70e anniversaire du Petit Prince, dont La Belle Histoire du Petit Prince (avril 2013) et l’édition fac-similé du Manuscrit du Petit Prince conservé à la Morgan Library & Museum où il est actuellement exposé jusqu’au 27 avril.
Panel 1 – Éducation & multilinguisme
Modérateur : Carole Maisonneuve – Chargée des questions francophones et du multilinguisme, Mission permanente de la France auprès des Nations Unies
Maher Nasser – Directeur, Division de la sensibilisation du public, Département de l’Information, Nations Unies. Maher Nasser has over 26 years of work experience in the United Nations System during which he has worked in various capacities in Gaza, Jerusalem, Amman, Cairo, Vienna and New York. From April to mid-August 2012, Maher Nasser was Acting Head of the United Nations Department of Public Information.Prior to assuming his current post as Director of the Outreach Division in the Department of Public Information (DPI) in New York, Mr. Nasser was the Director of the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) in Vienna and prior to that the Director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Cairo. Before joining DPI, Mr. Nasser worked in various capacities with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in New York, Amman, Vienna, Jerusalem and Gaza. He also worked with the United Nations Drug Control Programme in Vienna (now UNODC) from 1992 to 1994. Prior to joining the United Nations, he worked for two non-governmental organizations based in Jerusalem. Mr. Nasser’s 26-year career with the United Nations was interrupted in 1991 when he served as the Special Assistant to the Head of the Palestinian Delegation to the Madrid Peace Conference and subsequent bilateral negotiations.
Changu Mannathoko – Conseiller principal, Section de l’Education – UNICEF
Dr. Changu Mannathoko, came to New York from the UNICEF Regional Office of Eastern and Southern Africa in Nairobi, where she worked as the Regional Education Advisor from 2000 to 2006. As regional education advisor, she worked with and travelled to 21 countries in the region, providing technical support in the areas of education, gender and development, gender, sexuality and HIV and AIDS in the education sector. She also worked on life-skills education, rights-based approach to programming, violence in and around schools and early childhood development. She was involved in innovative programmes including Child Friendly Schools for Africa, Delivery of Essential Services for Children (especially care and support), gender, sexuality and HIV and AIDS in education and the Girls’ Education Movement. She has also worked extensively on emergency preparedness and response in the education sector and transition to post conflict situations in countries like Burundi. Prior to joining UNICEF, Dr. Mannathoko established a regional course on Gender and Development for Southern Africa whilst at the University of Botswana.
In her current role, Dr. Mannathoko provides technical support and expertise to countries in the areas of gender equity and girls’ education, capacity development, child-friendly schools as pathways to quality education, safety and security in schools, HIV and AIDS prevention, life-skills based education and United Nations partnerships for girls’ education (UNGEI).
Dr. Mannathoko has a Master’s in Education degree in Education Management from the University of Botswana and a PhD in Gender and Education from Birmingham University in the United Kingdom.
Vibeke Jensen – Directrice du Bureau de Liaison de l’UNESCO à New York – L’initiative mondiale pour l’éducation avant tout – ONU
Ms. Vibeke Jensen was appointed Director, UNESCO Representative to the United Nations effective 6 September 2013. In July 2013 she was transferred to New York as Head, Secretariat of the Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI).
Born in 1960 in Denmark, Ms. Jensen holds a Master’s Degree from University of Copenhagen in History. She started her career in the Ministry of Labour in Copenhagen in 1987. In 1989 she joined UNESCO as assistant to the Coordinator for Women’s programs. In 1994 she was transferred as Education Program Specialist to UNESCO’s Office for the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger) based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. In 1997 she moved to UNESCO’s regional office in Bangkok as girls and women’s education program officer. On leave from UNESCO, she was Education Adviser in the Ministry of Education in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 1999-2001, a multi donor education sector program. In 2001, Ms. Jensen rejoined UNESCO Bangkok as the Quality Education and Gender Program Officer. From 2004-2007, she was on secondment to UNICEF Pakistan as the Girls’ Education Specialist, and Education Section Chief ad interim. In March 2007 she was nominated Head of UNESCO’s Office in Vietnam and in 2009 Director of the Cluster office in Dar es Salaam (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, United Republic of Tanzania).
Filippe Savadogo – Ambassadeur, Représentant permanent de l’OIF auprès des Nations Unies. De septembre 1996 a aout 2007, M. Savadogo etait Ambassador extraordinaire et plenipotentaire du Burkina Faso en France, avec accreditation en Espagne, au Portugal, au Vatican et en Tunisie. Il exercait egalement la fonction de Delegue permanent du Burkina Faso aupres de l’organisation des Nations Unies pour l’education, la science et la culture (UNESCO). Au cours de la meme periode, M. Savadogo etait aussi Representant personnel de President du Burkina Faso au conseil permanent de L’OIF. De 1984 a 1996, M. Savadogo fut secretaire general permanent du festival panafricain du cinema et de la television de Ouagadougou (FESPACO). M. Savadogo a etudie a la universite de Ouagadougou, a l’universite de Bordeaux II et III, a l’institut francais de presse de l’université de Paris II(Patheon) et a l’universite de Paris III (Sorbone Nouvelle).
Né a Yako, dans la province du Passore, au Burkina Faso, le 26 mai 1954, il est marié et père de trois enfants.
Panel 2 – La santé & l’action humanitaire
Modérateur : José Alvaro da Silva Carneiro – Directeur général du Complexo Pequino Principe – Curitiba – Brésil
Leila Zerrougui – Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies pour les enfants dans les conflits armés
Leila Zerrougui was appointed Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict at the Under Secretary-General level in September 2012. In this capacity, she serves as a moral voice and independent advocate to build awareness and give prominence to the rights and protection of boys and girls affected by armed conflict.
Immediately prior to this appointment she was the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Deputy Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) where, since 2008, she spearheaded theMission’s efforts in strengthening the rule of law and protection of civilians.
As a legal expert in human rights and the administration of justice, Ms. Zerrougui has had a distinguished career in the strengthening of the rule of law and in championing strategies and actions for the protection of vulnerable groups especially women and children.
A lawyer by training, Ms. Zerrougui was a member of the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention under the United Nations Human Rights Council from 2001, and served as the Working Group’s Chairperson-Rapporteur from 2003 until May 2008.
Prior to her international engagements, Ms. Zerrougui had a longstanding career in the Algerian judiciary and in 2000, was appointed to the Algerian Supreme Court. She served as a juvenile judge and judge of first instance from 1980 to 1986, and as an appeals court judge from 1986 to 1997. From 1998 to 2000, Ms. Zerrougui served as legal adviser to the Cabinet of the Ministry of Justice and, from 2000 to 2008, as legal adviser to the cabinet of the President of the Republic. She also worked at various high level positions within the Algerian government and was member of the Algerian National Commission on the Reform of the Judiciary.
Ms. Zerrougui graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (Algiers) in 1980. Since 1993, she has held various academic positions at law schools inAlgeria, and was associate professor of the Ecole Supérieure de la Magistrature (Algiers). She has published extensively on the administration of justice and human rights.
Ms. Zerrougui was born in 1956 in Souk-Ahras, Algeria.
Djibril Diallo – Conseiller principal du Directeur executive d’ONUSIDA
Ety Cristina Forte Carneiro – l’Hôpital Pequino Principe – Curitiba – Brésil
Ety Cristina Forte Carneiro est la directrice des Relations institutionnelles et marketing de l’Hôpital Pequeno Príncipe, le plus grand hôpital pédiatrique du Brésil, dont le travail est l’assistance, l’enseignement, la recherche et la mobilisation sociale. Ety Cristina Forte Carneiro, en mission au Conseil de l’État des Droits de l’Enfant et de l’Adolescent du Paraná, a dirigé la création d’une banque de projets qui a viabilisé la proposition de dizaines d’actions sociales par des organisations de l’état du Paraná, travaille également au Conseil Municipal de Droits de l’Enfant et de l’Adolescent et préside l’Association des Parents et les Amis des Enfants Porteurs de Mielomeningocele.
Remise des prix du concours du French Heritage Language Program
Panel 3 – La Terre & le cosmos
Modérateur : Ramu Damodaran – Directeur adjoint, Division de la sensibilisation du public, Département de l’Information, Nations Unies
Ramu Damodaran is Deputy Director for Partnership and Public Engagement in the United Nations Department of Public Information’s Outreach Division and is chief of the United Nations Academic Impact initiative, which aligns institutions of higher learning and research with the objectives of the United Nations and the States and peoples who constitute it. He is also the current secretary of the United Nations Committee on Information. His earlier posts with the Organization have included the Departments of Peacekeeping and Special Political Questions, as well as the Executive Office of the Secretary- General. Ramu Damodaran has been a member of the Indian Foreign Service, where he was promoted to the rank of Ambassador, and where he served as Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister of India as well as in the diplomatic missions in Moscow and to the United Nations, and in a range of national governmental ministries.
Guillermo Rishchynski – Ambassadeur et Représentant permanent du Canada auprès des Nations Unies, Membre du Conseil économique et Social (ECOSOC)
Guillermo E. Rishchynski was appointed as Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the United Nations in August 2011. Guillermo E. Rishchynski (BA, McGill University, 1975) was regional marketing manager, Latin America, for Interimco International before joining the Department of External Affairs and International Trade in 1983 as an assistant trade commissioner. He has served abroad in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Amman, Melbourne, Jakarta, Chicago and, from 1999 to 2002, as ambassador to Colombia, in Bogotá. In Ottawa, he has served the department as deputy director, Latin America and Caribbean Trade Division, and director, Team Canada Task Force. He joined the Canadian International Development Agency in 2003, serving as vice-president of the Americas Branch until his appointment as ambassador to Brazil in 2005. In 2007, he was appointed ambassador to Mexico. He is married to Jeannette Portillo Tinoco, and they have two children. Mr. Rishchynski succeeds John McNee.
Francesca De Ferrari – Human Settlements Officer UN-Habitat NYLO
Francesca De Ferrari is a Human Settlement Officer in the New York Liason Office of UN-HABITAT. She has been working in the Development and Humanitarian world for over a decade. She is Civil Engineer as background, with Masters in Hydrology and Hydrogeology and International Development. She started her career in Colombia managing a recovery programme after a devastating earthquake. She worked with international NGOs, with OXFAM as Public Health Officer in Philippines in emergency response after typhoon and land slide. She worked with UNICEF as Chief of Water and Sanitation Department in El Salvador, as a Water and Sanitation and Emergency Specialist in Sudan and as Education and Water and Sanitation Specialist in Sierra Leone. She joined UN-HABITAT last May 2010 bringing with her broad field experience. In her career she always promoted very innovative tools to create greater impact in the implementation of the projects. She is now responsible of building partnerships and ensures coordination among UN agencies and other stakeholders in the topics of humanitarian and urban development in UN-HABITAT New York Office.
Trinh Xuan Thuan – Astrophysicien, professeur d’astronomie à l’Université de Virginie – États Unis. Trịnh Xuân Thuận (born August 20, 1948) is a Vietnamese-American astrophysicist. Thuận was born in Hanoi, Vietnam. He completed his B.S. at the California Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. at Princeton University. He has taughtastronomy at the University of Virginia, where he is a professor, since 1976, and is a Research Associate at the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris. He was a founding member of the International Society for Science and Religion. Thuận was the recipient of UNESCO’s Kalinga Prize in 2009 for his work in popularizing science. He received the Kalinga chair award at the 99th Indian Science Congress at Bhubaneswar. In 2012, he was awarded the Prix mondial Cino Del Duca from the Institut de France. This prize recognizes authors whose work, literary or scientific, constitutes a message of modern humanism. Thuận’s areas of interest are extragalactic astronomy and galaxyformation. His research has focused on the evolution of galaxies and the chemical composition of the universe, and on compact blue dwarf galaxies.
Discours de clôture
Mohammed Loulichki – Président du Groupe des Ambassadeurs francophones, Représentant permanent du Maroc auprès des Nations Unies.
Mohammed Loulichki was appointed as Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations in 2008. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Loulichki was Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva, since January 2006. He served as Director-General of Multilateral relations and Global Cooperation from September 2003. Mr. Loulichki had earlier served as Deputy Permanent Representative at his country’s Mission in New York from July 2001 to 2003. Prior to that, beginning in 1999, he was Morocco’s Coordinator with the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), in Laayoune. From 1995 until 1999, he served as his country’s Ambassador to Hungary, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. From July 1991 to July 1995, he was a member of the Cabinet, then person in charge of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. From October 1988 to February 1991, Mr. Loulichki was Head of Division of Treaties and Legal issues at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Before that, from October 1982 to July 1988, he served as Legal Counsellor at Morocco’s Mission to the United Nations in New York. From 1977 to 1982, he served as Deputy Consul in Paris. Mr. Loulichki received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Rabat in 1976; a University post-graduate degree, also from Rabat in 1978; and a post-graduate diploma in international law from the Sorbonne in Paris in 1979. He speaks Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Born in Fés in July 1952, he is married with two children.
Avec le soutien de la Délégation générale du Québec à New York, de la New York Public Library et d’Air France, transporteur officiel du Petit Prince.
With the support of the Québec Government Office in New York, The New York Public Library, and Air France, Official Airline of Le Petit Prince.