Annual Lecture

An Annual Sergio Vieira de Mello Memorial Lecture dedicated to honour his thinking, philosophy and work, is organized jointly with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID) on or around his birth date, March 15th.

The lectures are to be delivered by selected distinguished speakers. They will focus on key emerging humanitarian themes and topical issues that continue to reflect and resonate with Sergio’s principles, philosophy and work.

António Guterres & Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein Mr. José Ramos-Horta (Q&A only) Mr Ban Ki-Moon Mr Cornelio Sommaruga Mr José Manuel Barroso Dr. Bernard Kouchner Dr Sadako Ogata Mr Kofi Annan