Friday, September 2, 2011

AAUW-NYS Sponsors a Day at the UN, Oct. 11

From Rokki Carr, International Chair

Join AAUW-NYS October 11 at the United Nations.  The program: 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 me know if you register to attend and would like to travel together.

Morning Program at the United Nations
9:15-9:45        Check In
9:45-10:00      Welcome by Carolyn Donovan, AAUW's Representative at the UN
10:00-11:00    Briefing I: Women's Leadership in building a Sustainable Economy: Preparing for Rio +20 in May, 2012
11:00-11:30    Briefing II: Jane Roberts, founder, 34 Million Friends of UNFPA
11:30 -12:15   Group Tour of the United Nations
12:15-1:15      Lunch (on your own) A list of restaurants will be forwarded to registered participants.

Afternoon Program Co-Sponsored with Marymount College, ICO Center, 323 East 47th Street
1:15 – 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 tour of the United Nations. (Lunch is on your own.) Please send check payable to AAUW NYS with this form to AAUW NYS International Chair, PO Box 384, Valley Cottage, NY 10989

For further information please contact Melissa Guardaro, NYS AAUW's International Chair, at (914) 906-0242 or Please postmark your reservation by September 27, 2011

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