Wednesday, September 21, 2011

10/11/11: Annual AAUW-NYS Day at the UN


Join your fellow AAUW-NYS members on Tuesday, October 11 at the United Nations in NYC. This yera's program is Gender Equality and Sustainable Development. The achievement of sustainable development requires the integration of its economic, environmental and social components at all levels. Women will play a key role in achieving sustainability.

Let Rokki Carr know if you register to attend and would like to travel together.

Morning Program at the United Nations
9:15 to 9:45 Check In
9:45 to 10 Welcome by Carolyn Donovan, AAUW's Representative at the UN
10 to 11 Briefing 1: Women's Leadership in building a Sustainable Economy: Preparing for Rio +20 in May, 2012
11 to 11:30 Briefing 2: Jane Roberts, founder, 34 Million Friends of UNFPA
11:30 to 12:15 Group Tour of the UN
12:15 to 1:15 Lunch in the UN Cafeteria (pay on your own)

Afternoon Program at the ICO Center, 323 East 47th Street
1:15 to 3:15 Panel Discussion: Developing a Sustainable Future for Women
  • Rebecca Tinsley, author of When the Stars Fell To Earth, founder of Network 4 Africa
  • Kimberly Campbell, Director, Metropolitan New York Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women
  • Other panel participants to be announced
Space Is Limited!
Registration fee of $30 includes a tour of the UN. (Lunch in the UN Cafeteria is pay as you go.) Send check payable to AAUW-NYS with form to:
AAUW-NYS International Chair, P.O. Box 384, Valley Cottage, NY 10989

For more information, contact Melissa Guardaro, AAUW-NYS International Chair (914-906-0242, Postmark your reservation by October 3.

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