On behalf of the Executive Committee, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Father Edouard de Grisel ( Right side of the cover picture ) and Father Arnaud de Malartic ( Left side of the cover picture ) , two Clergymen in charge of the French Catholic Community of Buenos Aires, as Members of the Special Jury « Litterature & Leaders d’opinion » at VIEWS OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL/ FESTIVAL VUES DU MONDE – MONTREAL – QUEBEC - CANADA.
Father Edouard and Father Arnaud will assume this position within the second edition of the Festival scheduled in September 2017 (19 – 24 ).
Father Edouard and Father Arnaud bring the humanitarian experience and profound dedication to meet the challenges facing our brand new Jury through a proven record of religious assignments in Buenos Aires and other cosmopolitan cities in the world at France Points coeur (http://france.pointscoeur.org/).
Together there is a great deal we will be able to accomplish to ensure our Special Jury » Litterature & Leaders d’ opinion » is well served while VIEWS OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL / FESTIVAL VUES DU MONDE – dedicated to the defence of Human Rights worldwide – is embarking a very exciting new phase of our journey of growth and development.
Please join me and the Executive Committee in extending your full support and a very warm festival welcome to Father Edouard & Father Arnaud.
We are pleased that Father Edouard and Father Arnaud have accepted this appointment and know they will represent the Jury very well and will contribute much to the festival community from Buenos Aires keeping in mind that Argentina is in the Footsteps of Pope Francis.
I’d like also to take this opportunity to express my deepest congratulations and sincere thanks to the other approved members of this Jury for their support.
Their names, as follows :
Alice de Jenlis, Marie- Elisabeth de Gastines, Hélène Clermont, Inès de Lassus Saint – Géniès, Hélène Pilikowski, Aurée de Carbon – Comtesse, Hélène de Pourtalès, Géraldine de France.
We have considered several outstanding candidates and find their qualifications best suited to this new Jury still in the process of being finalized.
We believe they all represent the finest VIEWS OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL / FESTIVAL VUES DU MONDE values.
We congratulate them and look forward to many years of continued association.
Philippe – Henri Latimier du Clésieux, Ph.D.
Secretary general & President of the Advisory Board
Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 24th, 2016.