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  • 30 Jan 2018

2018 AARP UNDESA BRIEFING SERIES

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Note - We have reached participant capacity. Registration is now closed. If you have a question about your registration, please contact us at: international@aarp.org 

On January 30, 2017, AARP, the United Nations Focal Point on Ageing (UNDESA), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will host a luncheon briefing and an evening reception with a focus on poverty eradication. 

This year’s event will be held during the 56th session of the UN Commission for Social Development whose theme is “Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all.”

By invitation only. Contact Erica Dhar if you have any questions.  

Luncheon: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Evening Reception: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

  AGENDA

1:00 p.m.              Seated Lunch networking

1:30 p.m.              Welcoming Remarks

Beth Finkel, State Director, New York State Office, AARP

1:35 p.m.              Opening Remarks

Liu Zhenmin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

1:40 p.m.              Keynote Address

Lance RobertsonAssistant Secretary for Aging, Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services,

Government of the United States

1:50 p.m.              Stakeholder Discussion

José António Vieira da SilvaMinister of Solidarity, Employment and Social Security, Government of Portugal

Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President, AARP Foundation

Rosemary KalapurakalLead Advisor, 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme

Moderated by Raj Kumar, Founding President and Editor-in-Chief, Devex

2:35 p.m.               Question and Answer Session

2:55 p.m.               Closing Remarks

Rosemary LaneUN Focal Point on Ageing, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

3:00 p.m.                Adjourn

 

Cocktail Reception – 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.                 MC: Erica Dhar, Director, Office of International Affairs, AARP

Welcome Remarks: Alicia Georges, President-Elect, Board of Directors, AARP

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Video Presentation

 

Opening Remarks: Lance RobertsonAssistant Secretary for Aging, Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Government of the United States

 

                                     

8:00 p.m.               Reception concludes

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