UN Day Celebration: Boulder County Chapter

Sunday, October 28, 2012
Location: Boulder, CO

Join our Boulder County Chapter for their UN Celebration which includes a presentation on Women's Issues in the Developing World.

A Spice of Life Events Center
On the grounds of Foothills Golf Club
1:30-4:30 PM

1:30 - Doors Open

2:00 - Introduction by William Kellogg - President, UNA/BC

2:15 - Presentation by Yasmina Chourfi - Solutions for a Prosperous World - Women's Issues in the Developing World
Dr.Chourfi, a native of Morocco, was one of the first women judges in her country. In 1980 she joined the office of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to work in Congo-Kinshasa. She has worked in Baghdad as UN Deputy Chief of Mission, in Cairo as senior regional advisor for refugee women in the Middle East (Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran), and in Zambia, Switzerland, and Sudan promoting laws referencing refugees, especially women.

3:00 - Refreshments, Cash Bar, and Exhibits
Eighteen organizations from Boulder who support the work of the United Nations will have displays featuring the work they do in support of the United Nations Millennium Goals as they all seek solutions for a more prosperous world.

Organizations having exhibits range from Bead for Life, to the Model United Nations Clubs of Boulder High and CU, to the two local Zonta Clubs.

The event is free and open to the public. Please bring a friend.

There is plenty of free parking at A Spice of Life

The UN Foundation
1750 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006

Tel: +1 202 887-9040
Fax: +1 202 887-9021

801 Second Avenue
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Tel: +1 212 697-3315
Fax: +1 212 697-3316

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