The United Nations and Refugees

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Date & Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
5:00 AM-8:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
Location:
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United Nations
First Avenue and 45th Street
New York, NY 10017
Cost: $295 (adults) $195 (Meet at the UN) $150 Youth
Sponsored by: Institute for Global Leadership
Description: Special guest is John Solecki, UN Refugee Expert and former abductee when he was Chief of the UN Refugee office in Pakistan. http://bit.ly/zQ5QVV

Agenda for the Day:
Leave Boston at 4:00 am (Newton); Providence/Worcester at 5:00 am, Hartford at 6:15; New Haven at 6:30 am. or Meet at the UN at 9:30 am.

An United Nations expert on refugees who will speak. There will be a UN tour and luncheon in an elegant restaurant near the United Nations.

About UN trips with Virginia Swain: http://www.global-leader.org/gl_untours.html

About your Guide:
Ms Virginia Swain, Director, Institute for Global Leadership,has 20 years experience in the UN community and 25 years of practical experience on five continents as an educator, consultant, ombuds, mediator, mentor, counselor, manager and trainer in commercial and non-profit enterprises including Peace Corps teaching in Africa. For more go to www.global-leader.org and www.centerglobalcommunitylaw.org and go to http://www.global-leader.org/gl_untours.html

Background Papers and Media on Virginia Swains 20-year career in the United Nations community:
 Reconciliation as Policy: A Capacity-Building Proposal for Renewing Leadership and Development, Virginia Swain and Sarah Sayeed 2005 prepared for the 2005 Conference on Humiliation and Violent Conflict, Columbia University, New York.
 A Leadership and Practice to Reconcile Challenges in a Post-September 11th World, Virginia Swain and Sarah Sayeed 2006, for a paper for the Journal of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies, December 2006
 Reconciliation as Policy: Moving Beyond the Victim-Perpetrator Model...December 2004 by Swain and Sayeed prepared for Columbia University conference on Human Dignity and Humiliation 2005
 Virginias show Imagine Worcester and the World www.wccatv.com/imagine.
 Virginias work with Security Council Resolution 1325: Women and Peace and Security: http://www.peacewomen.org/news_article.php?id=198&type=event
 "As I See It- A Remedy for Political Incivility." by Virginia Swain, Worcester Telegram and Gazette, October 30, 2006.
 "Finding peace through inner strength: Worcester writer helps others chart course in turbulent times." by Pamela Sacks, Worcester Telegram and Gazette, September 1, 2006.
 "Dedicated Visionaries Keep Faith in World Governance." by Albert Southwick, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, March 19, 2006.
 "Learning to Lead in Harmony." by Art Simas, Worcester Telegram and Gazette, March 14, 2005.
 "Local Expert Backs UN." by Mark Melady, Worcester Telegram and Gazette, December 26, 2004.
 "Partners in Peace," Salve Regina, September 2002
 For more, go to http://www.centerglobalcommunitylaw.org/wl_aboutus.html.
Ms Virginia Swain, Director, Institute for Global Leadership,has 20 years experience in the UN community and 25 years of practical experience on five continents as an educator, consultant, ombuds, mediator, mentor, counselor, manager and trainer in commercial and non-profit enterprises including Peace Corps teaching in Africa. For more go to www.global-leader.org and www.centerglobalcommunitylaw.org and go to http://www.global-leader.org/gl_untours.html








More Information: E-mail: vswain@global-leader.org
Phone: 508-245-6843
Entered by: Virginia Swain

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