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. Dan Burton
US House of Representatives (1983-2013), USA
Hon. Dan Burton previously served in the United States Congress for 30 years as a Representative from the State of Indiana. A member of the Republican Party, he served as Chairman of the Government Reform and Oversight Committee and as a Chairman of all of the Foreign Sub-Committees on the Foreign Affairs Committee. Prior to entering Congress, he was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives and Indiana State Senate. He graduated from Indiana University and the Cincinnati Bible Seminary. He served in the U.S. Army. The Congressman is a proponent for autism awareness and supports various entities involved in autism disorders and research.