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25 June 2013

Achieving Women's Potential in the World

Overcoming the Barrier of Human Rights Issues
Presented by UNA-NCA's Human Rights Commitee

When: June 25th
                 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (Light refreshments will be provided)

Metro: Dupont Circle

Panelists: 
    • Manon DeFelice, JD, Executive Director & General Counsel of the AHA Foundation
    • Dr. Alaka Basu, Senior Fellow, UN Foundation
      • Saba Ghori, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Global Women’s Issues, State Department
      • Layli Miller-Muro, Founder and Executive Director, Tahirih Justice Center

    Moderator:
     
    Karen Mulhauser, Past President, UNA-NCA

          $10 for Members
          $20 for Non-Members

    Please register to attend.
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    07 June 2013

    UNA-NCA Annual Meeting

    When: June 7th
                     6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.)
                     Reception at 7:15 p.m. 

    Metro: Dupont Circle

    Suggested contributions of $5-$20.

    Please register to attend by June 3rd. 

    Come meet the new UNA-NCA Board members, network with the Board of Directors and Advisory Council members, and hear our accomplishments for the year at the UNA-NCA Annual Meeting. We will also present our 2012-2013 Annual Report, the 2013 Election results, as well as the recipients of our annual awards. 

    Recipients: 
    • Evelyn Falkowski  Service Award: Stephen Moseley and Melissa Wolfe
    • Arthur W. Johnson Leadership Award: Karen Mulhauser



    29 May 2013

    Support for the Syrian Insurgency

    What UN and International Norms Apply?
    Presented by UNA-NCA and the American Society for International Law


    When: May 29th
                     12:oo noon - 2:oo p.m. (Lunch will be provided)

    Metro: Dupont

    Moderator: Davis Robinson, Senior Counsel, International Dispute Resolution Group, Crowell & Moring LLP

    Speakers: 
     
    • Ashley Deeks, Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School
    • Mona Yacoubian, Stimson Center
    • Allan Gerson, AG International Law, PLLC
    Free for UNA-NCA and ASIL Members.
    $15 for non-members

    Please resister through ASIL's website 
    UNA-NCA Members use the code: UNPART when registering
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    28 May 2013

    Social Justice in Sustainable Development

    Presented by the Sustainable Development Committee


    When: May 28th
                     6:00 -  8:00 p.m.

    Where: Conference Room at the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area, 2000 P St. NW Suite 630 Washington, DC 20036 - Dupont Circle

    Free for Members
    $10 for Non-members

    Please register to attend.
     
    Moderator:

    • Wade Channell, Senior Legal Advisor, US Agency for International Development (USAID)

    As the Senior Legal Reform Advisor for the USAID, Channell has had extensive experience in his field. After finishing law school, he pursued a career in international commercial transactions in both Brazil and New York. He entered the field of legal reform and economic development. His focus is on the intersection of law and business - the business enabling environment - which he addresses from the perspective of rule of law and governance. He has been instrumental in USAID's commercial, legal, and institutional reform (CLIR) diagnostic methodology for identifying policy and institutional constraints to prosperity.

    He also works in the field of agricultural and agribusiness policy, gender equity, and access to finance, including secured lending. He has lived in Brazil, Mississippi, Guinea-Bissau, Croatia, and Belgium, and has worked in more than 50 countries on five continents. He teaches international management and private sector development at George Washington University part-time.




    07 May 2013

    Global Classrooms DC Spring Model UN Conference

    Registration Now Open

    The Spring Global Classrooms Model UN Conference will be held at the State Deparment on May 7th. 

    Joining GCDC gives you the chance to access the Global Classrooms curriculum materials and to sign up for all conferences, workshops, and activities throughout the school year. Both the USIP workshop and the Spring Model UN conference require registration with the GCDC program.

    If your school is not yet registered with the GCDC program and you would like to send your students to the May 7th conference, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    If you are interested in volunteering, please fill in our Volunteer Interest form.



    26 April 2013

    The Use of Force Against a Nuclear Threat from Iran

    International Law and the Role of the UN
    Presented by UNA-NCA & the American Society for International Law 

    When: April 26th 
                     12:00 noon- 2 PM (Lunch will be provided)

    Metro: Dupont Circle

    Moderator: David Birenbaum,  former US Ambassador to the United Nations for UN Management and Reform and of counsel to the firm of Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson

    Speakers: 
     
    • William Taft IV, former Legal Adviser to the State Department, US Ambassador to NATO, Acting Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary of Defense
    • Davis Robinson, former Legal Adviser to the State Department and senior counsel to  the firm of Crowell and Moring
    Free for UNA-NCA and ASIL Members.
    $15 for non-members

    Please resister through ASIL's website 
    UNA-NCA Members use the code: UNPART when registering
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    20 April 2013

    YP International Career Dinner Series - Registration Open!

    One evening can launch your global career.

    karendinnersmallThe International Career Dinner Series is a signature, annual event inviting young professionals to engage with Washington's top professionals in their chosen field. The event begins with a networking reception on Capitol Hill followed by topical dinners held in private homes throughout the DC Metro Area. Each dinner features distinguished speakers who will share their stories, answer your questions, and offer advice based on their experiences in the industry.

    The networking reception will take place from 5 - 6:30 pm.
    Individual dinners will begin at 7:30pm.

    Dinner Topics:
    To register, click on the dinner topic you are interested in.

    Careers in Economic DevelopmentSOLD OUT
    Speaker: Rebecca Rouse, Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) Remittances Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank

    Careers in International Policy- SOLD OUT
    Speaker: Dawn Calabia, Refugees International
    Speaker: Derek Langford, The Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars

    Landing a Job in International Development- SOLD OUT
    Speaker: Derry Derringer, Principal, Deringer Consulting

    Gender Parity in International CareersSOLD OUT
    Speaker: Lyric Thompson, Special Assistant to the President/Policy Advocate, International Center for Research on Women
    Speaker: Rob Berschinski, Director for Security and Human Rights Policy, National Security Staff, The White House
    Speaker: Karen Mulhauser, President of United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) and Chair, Council of Chapters and Regions, United Nations Association of the USA


    Careers in International Law
    Speaker: David Sullivan, European and Eurasian Affairs, US Department of State's Office of the Legal Adviser
    Speaker: Renee Dopplick, Association for Computing Machinery Public Policy Council

    Careers in Conflict & Post Conflict Settings
    Speaker: Jamie Franklin, Mines Advisory Group (MAG) Representative to the Americas

    Careers in International Nonprofits
    Speakers: Idara Umoh Nickelson, Counterpart International

    MD Edition: Careers in International Organizations
    Note: This event takes place in Ellicott City, MD with its own networking reception.
    Speaker: Jérome Sauvage, Deputy Director of the United Nations Development Program Washington Office
    Speaker: Matthew Corso, Communications Director, DAI

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    20 April 2013

    YP International Career Dinner Series: A Special Maryland Edition - Registration Open!

    One evening can launch your global career.

    UNA-NCA Young Professionals (YP) is a program of United Nations Association of the United States of America that seeks to engage young professionals in discussions of international affairs, while also emphasizing the importance of multilateral cooperation and the UN.

    The annual International Career Dinner Series invites young professionals to engage with Washington's top professionals in their chosen field. YP makes their signature event accessible for Maryland residents by adding a special reception and dinner. The Maryland Edition takes place in a private Ellicott City home, beginning with a networking reception followed by a dinner focused on Careers in International Organizations. This dinner will feature distinguished speakers who will share their stories, answer your questions, and offer advice based on their experiences in the industry.

    The MD reception and dinner will take place from 6:30 - 9:30pm on Saturday, April 20.

    Please register for the event.

    Topic: Careers in International Organizations

    Event Speakers:
    Jérome Sauvage
    Deputy Director of the United Nations Development Program Washington Office
    Matthew Corso
    Communications Director, DAI

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