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What's on at the UN? Holocaust Remembrance event with Benjamin Orenstein

UN Roundup // Politics// General // Jan. 28, 2019

 

First up, Daniel gives us a run down of the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' speech in Davos last week, outlining his vision for 2019 and beyond.

 

This evening's Holocast memorial event will feature a talk from Holocaust survivor Benjamin Orenstein, who has been persuaded to share his story by his family. Michael Møller, Director General, and Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, will both give opening remarks. The event will also be followed by a performance from the Orchestre des Nations. 

The event starts at 17:00 on Monday 28 January and registration is essential. 

 

Also, Daniel tells us about a UN library talk on Migration and Separation: The Impact of the Global Refugee Crisis on Families taking place in the Library Events Room, Palais des Nations, Geneva, on Tuesday 29 January at 12:30 - 14:00. Registration required.

This library talk event features a testimonial on migration by Aya Abdullah, a young refugee and undergraduate student from Webster University, Geneva. Other speaks include Oana A. Scarlatescu, Co-editor; Visiting Research Fellow, International Relations and Trafficking in Human Beings, Webster University Geneva, and Areti Sianni,  Senior Protection Adviser, Regional Bureau for the Middle East and North Africa, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

 

 

 

 

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