August 28, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Plenary Session II: World Summit 2015 Keynote Addresses: Perspectives
on Peace and Human Development
Keynote Speakers address the general World Summit 2015 theme of “Peace and Human
Development” indicating principles, policies and action steps that should be taken to transform
our world, building families, communities, nations and a world of peace and mutual prosperity.
Hon. Jose De Venecia
Chair, International Conference of Asia Political Parties, Philippines
Hon. Jose De Venecia, who was elected five times as Speaker of the House of Representatives, is Founding Chairman and Chairman of Standing Committee of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP). He is also President of the Centrist Asia Pacific Democrats International (CAPDI), and Co-Founder of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) and Asian Peace and Reconciliation Council (APRC). He initiated the Interfaith Dialogue approved by the U.N., implemented and authored the historic Dollar Remittance Program in the Philippines, and acted as peace-maker in two peace agreements with military and Muslim rebels.