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International Women’s Day 2013: Contributions of Women to Peacebuilding Operations - March 10, 2013, The Square House Museum, Rye, New York

UNA-USA Westchester Chapter

Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Rye, NY

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The United Nations Association of the UNA – Westchester Chapter and the Rye Historical Society

 

Invite you to celebrate

 

International Women’s Day 2013

 

“Contributions of Women to Peacebuilding Operations”

 

Rye Historical Society Square House, 1 Purchase St., Rye, NY*

 

Sunday March 10, 2013, 3-5 pm (Registration starts at 2:30 pm)

 

Featuring:


 

Judy Cheng-Hopkins, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General For Peacebuilding Support

 

Judy Cheng-Hopkins, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support at UN Headquarters since 2009, has had a long and successful UN career spanning over 30 years covering development and humanitarian work in Africa and Asia, with a 10 year stint in the field in Africa. Ms. Cheng-Hopkins has served in diverse high-level positions throughout the UN system, including as the Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees, Director of the World Food Programme’s Office for Asia and Eastern Europe, UNDP’s country offices in Zambia and Kenya, UNDP’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa and Deputy Executive Secretary of the UN Capital Development Fund. Ms. Cheng-Hopkins received a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, as well as degrees from the Université de Haute Bretagne in France and the Business School at Harvard University. She is a citizen of Malaysia and is the first Malaysian to be listed in Forbes magazine's list of “The 10 Most Powerful Women at the UN”. She is married to Dr. Thomas J. Hopkins; they live in Westchester and have two daughters.


Honored Guest: Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, first woman to be elected conference
leader of the NY State Legislature


 

The program will be followed by a Q & A session and discussion moderated by Marcia Brewster, President of UNA-Westchester

 

Refreshments will be served following the program.

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* Directions: The Square House Museum is at 1 Purchase Street in Rye at the intersection of Purchase Street and the Boston Post Road. Parking will be available at the Rye Library, which is next door, on the Main Green, as well as on Purchase Street.

 

REMINDER: Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 am on Sunday, March 10. Please be sure to set your clocks back one hour!


Note: Space is limited. Online registration will close at 10 am on Saturday, March 9, 2013.


Have questions about International Women’s Day 2013: Contributions of Women to Peacebuilding Operations - March 10, 2013, The Square House Museum, Rye, New York? Contact UNA-USA Westchester Chapter

When & Where


The Square House Museum
1 Purchase Street
Rye, NY 10580

Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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UNA-USA Westchester Chapter

We are a membership organization of people who support the mission of the United Nations. We are a chapter of the national UNA-USA organization.

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www.unawestchester.org | unawestchester@gmail.com

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