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LIVE WEBCAST: 2010 AARP-UN Briefing Series on Global Aging
LIVE ONLINE WEBCAST
UNU Current Affairs Series Presents:
2010 AARP-UN Briefing Series on Global Aging Opening Address by Professor Dr. Konrad Osterwalder United Nations University; Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Time: 1:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.,Date: 8th & 9th of February 2011 (New York Time,EST) Venue: Online
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"Innovative Ideas in Combating Poverty: Opportunities & Challenges"AARP, in cooperation with the United Nations Programme on Ageing, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), and United Nations University (UNU) will organize a series of luncheon briefings on key global aging issues from February 8-9, 2011.The fifth annual AARP UN Briefing Series will commemorate the UN Commission for Social Development 49th session (February 8-19, 2011), which will devote its priority theme to "Poverty Eradication". To inform the discussions of the commission, innovative ideas in combating poverty along with the opportunities and challenges of global aging will be discussed. AARP will work with UNDESA and UNU to convene two luncheon briefings to bring together government delegates, NGOs, foundations, and academics.We are pleased to announce that madame Michelle Bachelet, former President of Chile and current Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women will deliver the keynote address at the briefing. Additional Speakers include: Lee Hammond, AARP President; Rosemary Lane, UN Programme on Ageing, Department of Economic and Social Affairs; Michael J. Hodin, Adjunct Senior Fellow, the Council on Foreign Relations; Josh Collett, Vice President, International Affairs, AARP; Nicola Armacost, Managing Director and Co-founder, Arc Finance; Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights - New York; Dr. Anne Degrand-Guillaud, Directorate General of Employment and Social Affairs, European Commission; Thomas Stelzer, Assistant Secretary General Department for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations; and others.
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