From Conflict to: Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, brought together leaders from governments,
non-governmental organizations, foundations, corporations, multilateral institutions and the military to explore solutions that will lead to lasting peace, justice and reconciliation in countries of conflict. In addition to distinguished panel speakers, Queen Noor of Jordan also participated in discussions with attendees. This year’s conference was held for the first time in Geneva, Switzerland at the World Meteorological Organization. Each assembly is broadcast on the Internet and its complete proceedings are published and distributed to world leaders.
This international assembly was held in conjunction with the presentation of the fifth annual Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. At a dinner following the conference, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan was keynote speaker and all three levels of the Swiss government participated in the sponsorship of the Hilton Humanitarian Prize ceremony. Casa Alianza was the recipient of the 2000 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. It is a Latin American organization that works on behalf of street children and exploited children everywhere.