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On the Threshold
The United Nations and Global Governance
in the New Millennium

19-21 January 2000
The United Nations University Headquarters

Tokyo, Japan

Organized by:The United Nations University
Sponsored by:United Nations Development Programme
Supported by:The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
The Ministry of Education of Japan (tentative)
Asahi Shimbun

Wednesday, 19 January 2000 (AM)

Opening Remarks:   Hans van Ginkel, UNU Rector
Welcome Remarks: Representative from the Government of Japan
Welcome Remarks: Ramesh Thakur, UNU Vice-Rector

Keynote Speech: Confronting the Millennium: The Future UN
Ms. Louise Fréchette, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

General Discussion

Wednesday, 19 January (PM ) - Thursday, 20 January (AM/PM)

Parallel Closed Working Sessions
Human Development

Friday, 21 January - Public Plenary Session

09:15 - 09:30 Opening Remarks
09:30 - 11:00 Human Development Commentary
11:00 - 11:30 (Break)
11:30 - 13:00 Security
13:00 - 14.30 (Lunch Break)
14:30 - 16:00 Governance
16:00 - 16:30 (Break)
16:30 - 18:00 Environment

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