June 16 – 18, 1999
United Nations Headquarters, New York City

This year’s meeting was sponsored by the Office of External Relations Assistant Secretary-General Gillian Sorensen


Plenary Titles

    • Session 1 – A Comparison of Truth Commissions: The Effect on Reconciliation
    • Session 2 – Post Conflict Transition and Demilitarization
    • Session 3 – Building Civilian Police Forces and the Role of the International Community
    • Session 4 – The Impact of Conflict on Vulnerable Groups

Special Events
The Welcome Reception on Wednesday, 16 June, from 6:30-8:00pm in the General Assembly Public Lobby will offer the opportunity to visit the art exhibition that ACUNS has organized in cooperation with over twenty artists. The show will feature works relating to the theme of Rebuilding Torn Societies, and will be on exhibition at the United Nations through the month of June 1999.


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Distinguished World Leader Presentation – Kofi Annan
An interview with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, interviewed by Joe Sills, Spokesman for UN Secretary -General Boutros-Ghali.