Event: UN Week Luncheon – Oct 29

[The Tennessee World Affairs Council provides event announcements as a service to our members. Contact the organizers, the Nashville Chapter-United Nations Association, for further details.]

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The NASHVILLE CORDELL HULL CHAPTER, UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION

invites you to join us in celebrating

the 67th birthday of the United Nations:

UNITED NATIONS WEEK MEETING AND LUNCHEON

Monday, October 29, 2012

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

“THE UNITED NATIONS: HOW CAN WE USE IT WELL?”

featuring

Gillian Sorensen

Senior Advisor, United Nations Foundation

West End United Methodist Church

2200 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203

Reservations Required

Call (615) 870-8446 or email unausa-event@usa.net

By noon on Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Cost: $15.00/$10 for students (no refunds after Oct. 15)

Please specify if vegetarian entrée preferred

(limited student scholarships available upon request)

Gillian Martin Sorensen, senior advisor at the United Nations Foundation, is a national advocate on matters related to the United Nations and the U.S.-UN relationship.

From 1997 to 2003, she served as assistant secretary-general for external relations on appointment by Secretary-General Kofi Annan. She was responsible for outreach to non-governmental organizations and was the contact point for the secretary-general with parliamentarians, the academic world, religious leaders and other groups committed to peace, justice, development and human rights.

Prior to that, Mrs. Sorensen served from 1993 to 1996 as special advisor for public policy on appointment by Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, where her duties included directing the UN’s global 50th anniversary observances in 1995. She also served for more than 12 years (1978-1990) on appointment by Mayor Edward I. Koch as New York City Commissioner for the United Nations and Consular Corps, head of the city’s liaison with the world’s largest diplomatic community.

She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Fellow at the University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy.

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