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International

We have two important goals for our international activities: to develop the global Liemers List, and to present the global Liemers List to the United Nations. We organized some great events to make this happen!
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Previous international events

HOPE XXL has organized several international events. Below are the most important ones.

January 2015: HOPE XXL Global Summit
In January 2015 the HOPE XXL Global Summit took place in Costa Rica. This international event was the culmination of our efforts to develop young people’s vision on the future. Young people from all over the world together established the global Liemers List, which will be presented to the United Nations in 2015!
The Global Summit was organized in close cooperation with the UN-mandated University for Peace, and took place at their campus in Costa Rica.

May 2014: HOPE XXL Triple-A Summit
The HOPE XXL Triple-A Summit took place from 28 – 31 May in The Hague, The Netherlands. The event brought together young people from Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Americas to develop their vision on the future. The resulting revised Liemers List included some great new elements, including an increased focus on achieving happiness and reducing inequalities. Besides, we ate ice cream at the Peace Palace! You can take a look at the pictures here.

September 2013: The HOPE XXL Peace Panorama
The HOPE XXL Peace Panorama brought together young people from all over the world to develop a joint vision of peace. It took place in The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice, at the time of the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the Peace Palace. The Peace Panorama was an official event for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Peace Palace. The result of the HOPE XXL Peace Panorama was the Peace Protocol, containing suggestions for the Liemers List on war and peace.

December 2012: The European HOPE XXL Conference
The Peace Panorama was the successor to the European HOPE XXL Conference which took place in Leiden and The Hague in December 2012. Young people from 25 European countries together developed their vision on the future, resulting in the European Liemers List. Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, was a keynote speaker at the event where 800 young people were present!
For many the visit of Kofi Annan was the highlight of the conference that took place in Leiden and The Hague. The former Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate encouraged the group to continue their unique project. “Thank you for your involvement. I regard you as the leaders of the 21st century. Please give a big hand for this group.” Participant Enitsa Gabrovska (22) from Bulgaria: “I am inspired, empowered and ready to change the world.”

Thank you for your involvement. I consider you to be leaders of the 21st century.

Kofi Annan