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Thursday Briefings

To help the world, you need to know about the world. Learn from panel discussions with experts and/or those who benefit from the work of NGOs and the United Nations, watch film screenings and keep up-to-date on United Nations priorities and mandates!

Spring 2014 Calendar

24 June 2014

End of Season Town Hall Meeting Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Venue: Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium FLYER RSVP

What The Colours You Wear Say About You
18 June 2014

“Every Drop of Water Makes a Difference” One of today’s greatest global challenges is access to clean water. Many years of drought in Israel, coupled with an increased demand from a rapidly growing population, have overexploited the country’s limited natural water resources. Over the past three decades, Jewish National Fund (JNF) has worked to alleviate… Read more about 19 June 2014

4 June 2014

Global Violence: Psychological Perspectives, Prevention, Intervention, and Future Trends Violence can be a culturally-shaped traumatic event for citizens in many countries across the globe. It adversely contributes to the root causes of issues that the United Nations has identified in its Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The session’s panel of psychologists discussed the intricate interplay between… Read more about 12 June 2014

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