May 25, 2014
11:00 – Launch of the Conference
YaLa members from Israel, Palestine & all over the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region gather on the YaLa Online Peace Conference platform powered by Intercast. All videos may be viewed at: www.yalaacademy.org/online-classroom
11:30 – Opening Session
12:15 – Presentation of the YaLa Annual Report
The year in review: presentation of the Annual Report of activities of the YaLa Young Leaders movement and discussion of the year to come.
12:45 – The International Community Supports YaLa
International diplomatic leaders address the YaLa Young Leaders movement:
13:30 – Peace Advocacy: the YaLa No More Excuses Campaign
Compilation of top submissions from the hundreds submitted to the YaLa No More Excuses – Support a Peace Agreement Now campaign.
14:00 – Making Peace Your Business
Business leaders address the YaLa Young Leaders movement:
14:30 – YaLa Café: The Human Face of the Middle East
YaLa bloggers read excerpts describing their experiences, opinions and hopes as a young Middle Easterner today.
15:00 – Open Your Notebooks: Peace in Education
Leaders and academics address the YaLa Young Leaders movement:
15:45 – YaLa Africa’s 1st Birthday: the YaLa Values Echo Across Africa
16:30 – YaLa Walk of Fame
Cultural leaders and international and regional celebrities address the YaLa Peace Conference:
17:30 – Happy Birthday YaLa! מזל טוב ליאללה! عيد ميلاد سعيد يالا!
Birthday messages from YaLa members all over the Middle East and North Africa.
18:00 – The Young Generation’s Middle East Peace Talks: A Shared Vision for the Region
YaLa members from Israel, Palestine & the MENA region discuss the future of peace in the Middle East:
19:00 – Launch of the YaLa Peace Institute in Honor of Nelson Mandela
19:30 – Closing