Special Film Screening of "Bully" and Panel Discussion

When :

from Wednesday 9 April, 2014
to Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Type of event :


Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room IV, 125 avenue Suffren, 75007, Paris, France

Special film screening of documentary « Bully » by the award winning American filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, on the bullying crisis in schools through the moving stories of five kids and their families in the United States. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with representatives from NGOs responding to bullying in Chile, China and South Africa, and the film director.


18:00: Short introduction and welcome
Ms. Beth Poisson, Chargé d'Affaires a.i., Permanent Delegation of the United States to UNESCO
Dr. Eliza Byard, GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network), United States
Mr. Lee Hirsch, Director of the film "Bully"

18:10: Film screening of "Bully"

19:40: Remarks about UNESCO's current efforts regarding bullying
Mr. Christophe Cornu, Section of HIV and Health Education, UNESCO

19:45 : Panel discussion and Q&A
Moderator: Dr. Eliza Byard
Mr. Julio Cezar Dantas, Todo Mejora, Chile
Ms. Liping Mian, Aibai Culture & Education Center, China
Mr. Anthony Manion, GALA (Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action), South Africa