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2011 AARP-UN Briefing Series on Global Aging - Remarks & Presentations

Publish Date: February  08,  2011

URL: http://www.aarpinternational.org/events/2011-aarp-un-briefing-series-on-global-aging


8 February 2011: Microfinance, Gender, and Poverty

1:00pm:

Luncheon

1:30 pm:

Welcome by W. Lee Hammond

1:40 pm:

Opening Address by Thomas Stelzer, Assistant Secretary General Department for Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
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1:50 pm:

 

 

2:10pm

Keynote Address:

Madame Michelle Bachelet, Former President of Chile                               
Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women
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Panel and Discussion:

ModeratorMichael W. Hodin, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 

Anne Degrand-Guillaud, Coordinator of the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion, European Commission
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Nicola Armacost, Managing Director and Co-founder, Arc Finance, Inc.
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2:55 pm:

Closing Remarks by Josh Collett, Vice President, International Affairs, AARP

 

9 February 2011: Global Health and Human Rights

1:00 pm:

Luncheon

1:30 pm:

Welcome by Rosemary Lane, Senior Social Affairs Officer, Focal Point on Ageing, UN Programme on Ageing, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
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1:40 pm:

Opening Address by Professor Dr. Konrad Osterwalder
United Nations University; Under Secretary-General, United Nations
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1:50 pm:

Keynote Address:

Jorge Martin Arturo Arguello
Ambassador Permanent Representative of Argentina to the UN
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2:10 pm:

Panel & Discussion:

ModeratorMichael W. Hodin, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Yvan Šimonovic, Assistant Secretary-General
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, NY
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Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, President, The New York Academy of Medicine
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2:55 pm:

Closing Remarks by W. Lee Hammond, AARP President