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Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference / Members Day at the UN to take place February 11, 2011

December 20, 2010

 UNA-USA will hold its first Members Day at the United Nations on Friday, February 11, 2011 following its strategic alliance with the United Nations Foundation.   We are now the largest grassroots foreign policy organization in the US and encourage your participation in this step toward carrying on Eleanor Roosevelt’s mission, informing Americans on the role of the United Nations in peace and security, human rights, and   ending poverty.  This will also be the third Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the UN, organized by a planning committee from New York and New Jersey. 

 The United Nations and America: Relations in a Complex World will include panels on “Energy and Climate Change”; ” New Dimensions in Health, Gender, and Development”; “Africa, Investment, and the United Nations”; and “Afghanistan: Is a Negotiated Settlement Possible?” Our lunch break will offer “Navigating Your Path towards a Successful Career in International Affairs” with speakers on international development, international law, and international finance.  Chapter leaders will have a chance to meet to discuss chapter and membership building. 

Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the day closes at 5 p.m.    

For information contact Conference Co-Chairs:  Jeanne Betsock Stillman and Meron Demisse, una@unasouthernny.org  (tel: 914-478-3450); or George Garland, Executive Director of the Conference:  gagarland@gmail.com   (tel: 917 736-5388). Other committee members are:  Marcia M. Brewster, Jeffrey Laurenti, Padmini Murthy, David Stillman and Catherine D. White. 

Registration information will be posted soon.

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