Past Events 2015 – 2016

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Maria Toorpakai Wazir

Pakistani Squash Star

“Hitting Hard; The Girl Who Defied the Taliban”

Monday June 6, 2016. UNWebcast



“The promise of Stem Cells for Curing Disease”

Thursday, May 12th  UNWebcast



Dr Shanin Rafii

Physician-Scientist with more than 20 years of experience in the field of developmental hematology and oncology, stem cell physiology, vascular biology, cancer biology, and organ regeneration.





Dr Todd Evans

Founder of the Weill Cornell Program in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine in WCM’s Department of Surgery.





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“Climate Change Challenges and the Paris Agreement”

United Nations Climate Change Chief

Tuesday, April 26,2016 UNwebcast






Ms. Cathy Schulman

Academy Award Winning Producer and President of Women in Film
“Gender Equality in Hollywood”

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 UNwebcast




Ms. SusSusanSegalan Segal

President and CEO of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas

“Defining Change and Opportunity in Cuba”
Thursday, February 11th, 2016, UNwebcast





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Dr. Zahi Hawass
“Pyramids, Mummies and Cleopatra: Recent Discoveries”

Thursday, January 14, 2016



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Ambassador Thomas Pickering

“The World Ahead: Crises and Opportunities”

Monday, December 21, 2015 UNwebcast





Ninette Kelley

Ms. Ninette Kelley

Director of United Nations High Comissioner for Refugee (UNHCR)’s Liaison Office in New York

“Global Refugee Crises: Opportunities and Challenges”

Monday, November 23rd, 2015






Mrs. Wided Bouchamaoui

Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2015

Member of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet

Monday, November 16, 2015 UNwebcast





Zainab Hawa Bangura

Mrs. Zainab Hawa Bangura

Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict

“A Personal and Political Quest for Gender Justice”

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 UNwebcast



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Princess Mabel Van Oranje

The initiator and Chair of

‘Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage’

Why ending Child Marriage is good for everyone

Monday, September 14th, 2015 UNwebcast