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UN Day 2020: Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions
UNA Westchester's Celebration of UN Day 2020!
Program for the Day
The Past:
- Evolution of Women’s Rights Through Beijing and 25 Years After
Kristen Timothy Lankester
Coordinator of the UN 4th World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995); Deputy Director,
Division for the Advancement of Women, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (retired)

- Evolution of UN Peacekeeping Operations
H. E. Francis G. Okelo
Former Ambassador of Uganda and Special Envoy of the
Secretary-General to the Middle East Peace Process

The Present:
- The Effects of Covid-19 on Education in the United States and Abroad
Kaya Henderson
CEO of Reconstruction, a technology company delivering a K-12 supplemental curriculum
Former Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools

A Very Special Musical Tribute – Commemorating the UN’s 75th Anniversary
26 Ambassadors to the UN sing Michael Jackson's hit: “Heal The World”
With a Special Introduction by Her Excellency Simona Miculescu (Romania)

The Future: Progress! Youth Panel Convened by UNA-Westchester
Moderator: Paul Presendieu
Chair, UNA Young Professional Program and Student Network Coordinator,
Federated Conservationists of Westchester County

Panelists:
Raina Kadavil
Global Product Marketing Specialist, MasterCard; CEO, Urban Refuge
Shane A. Osinloye
Executive Director, Singularity; President, Urban Legacy Foundation, Ltd.
Harshita Shet
11th Grade, Woodlands High School, Feminine Dignity Project
Anusha Vaish
5th grade, Anne Hutchinson School, Insect guardian (video).

UN 75th Anniversary Leadership Award: J. Yuhanna Edwards, President UNA-Westchester

Oct 25, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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