Observance of the International Day of Non-Violence, Monday, 8 October 2012

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Embassy of India in Thailand will jointly commemorate the International Day of Non-Violence on Monday, 8 October 2012 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok. The programme for the observance will include the delivering of addresses by UN ESCAP Executive Secretary and the Ambassador of India and the screening of film on Mahatma Gandhi’s work as well as the offering of floral tribute at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi.

Note to Editors:

You or your representatives are cordially invited to the commemoration.

What: Observance of the International Day of Non-Violence

Who: Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of UN ESCAP and H.E. Mr. Anil Wadhwa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of India to ESCAP

When: Monday, 8 October 2012 from 14:00 to 15:15 hours

Where: Theatre/Reception Hall, Ground Floor of the United Nations Conference,
Rajadamnern Nok Avenue, Bangkok