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Civil Society Briefing "Giving back to create inclusive and sustainable communities" 24 January 2019

Civil Society Briefing "Giving back to create inclusive and sustainable communities" 24 January 2019

Join us for the first Civil Society Briefing in 2019 "Giving Back to Create Inclusive and Sustainable Communities"

Date: 24 January 2019
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters
Live at webtv.un.org
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This session will brief civil society representatives and other guests about the reform process within the Department of Public Information (now known as the Department of Global Communications effective 1 January 2019).

Moderator: Mr. Jeff Brez, Chief of Civil Society, Advocacy and Special Events Section

Additionally, the briefing will showcase the work of civil society as a central piece towards making communities inclusive and sustainable. Speakers will share examples reflecting the work of their respective organizations on the local and global levels that highlight and ensure resiliency, diversity, innovation and impact of civil society efforts on the ground.

Moderator: Ms. Hawa Diallo, Chief of Civil Society Unit, Civil Society, Advocacy and Special Events Section
Speakers:
Ms. Alibe Hamacher
VP and Chief Operating Officer, IFMCCADI
Ms. Sandra Uwiringiyimana
Author and Co-founder at Jimbere Fund
Mr. Jean Paul Laurent
Founder and CEO, Unspoken Smiles Foundation