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The list of leading international figures who will sign the Solemn Appeal on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

05-08-1999 News Release 99/32

The List (in alphabetical order) of leading international figures who will   sign the Solemn Appeal in the Alabama Room of Geneva Town Hall on 12 August 1999 :

 His Highness     Prince Saddrudin Aga Khan  

 Mr Kofi Annan  , Secretary-General of the United Nations  

 Ms Shabana Azmi  , India, actress  

 Ms Geraldine Chaplin  , United Kingdom, actress  

 H.R.H. Prince El Hassan bin Talal   of Jordan  

 Fayrouz  , Lebanon, singer and poet  

 Mr Serge Klarsfeld  , France, President of the Association Fils et Filles des Déportés Juifs de France  

 Mr Chris Moon  , United Kingdom, supporter of organizations for the disabled  

 Mr Jean Pictet  , Honorary Vice-President of the ICRC  

 Mr Vladimir Pozner  , Russian Federation, journalist  

 H.E. Mr Mário Soares  , former President of Portugal  

 H.E. General Amadou Toumani Touré  , former President of Mali  

 Ms Marian Wright Edelman  , President of the Children's Defense Fund  

 Mr Zhang Yuan  , China, stage and film director  

    

 Mr Adolfo Pérez Esquivel  , Argentina, 1980 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, will be unable to attend for health reasons .

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