All in 2013

February 4, 2013

Ms. Judy Cheng-Hopkins, a Malaysian national, is a Former UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support. Ms. Cheng-Hopkins provided an overview of what are the Peacebuilding Support Office and Peacebuilding Commission


Former Director of the World Policy Institute and author of "Act of Creation: Founding of the United Nations," highlights the role of the UN in eliminating the scourge of war, promoting economic  and social development and enhancing human rights.


CEO and President of Save the Children, focuses on several STC   programs, for example to assist children who are malnourished or who live in dangerous situations.


John Ashe, President of the UN's 68th General Assembly and Antigua and Barbuda's Former Ambassador to the UN, discusses major issues before the UN.


Ms. Slater, who is the New York Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, is also a member of the Abolition 2000 Network, and serves on its International Coordinating Committee and directs the Abolition 2000 Sustainable Energy Working Group.


Bill Orme discusses Department of Economic and Social Affairs “Human Development Report for 2013” that was officially released on March 14, 2013.


Asst. Director and Global Chief of Education at UNICEF, focuses on what can be done to help children living in the poorest countries in the world to receive a quality education.


Senior Communications and External Relations Manager, for the UN International Labor Organization highlights efforts to combat dangerous working conditions, deprivation of workers’ rights and high unemployment rates, especially among youth.


Director of the Human Development Report Office in the United Nations Development Programme, called UNDP, discusses the “2013 Human Development Report” that identifies how well countries are doing to improve the quality of life.