Monday, 03 December 2018 20:36

Cora Weiss Speech on Fifth Annual UNAI J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation at UNHQ

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 Cora Weiss Board Member of Peace Boat US and Chair of the Board of the Downtown Community Television.
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   UNAI Chief Mr. Ramu Damodaran
Peaceever TV  UNHQ Reported : The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Fifth Annual J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation, held on 29 November 2018 at United Nations Headquarters 
 
The lecture, entitled "Why 1999 Matters in 2020: A Conversation on the Hague Appeal for Peace Conference and the UN at 75", this year was delivered by Cora Weiss, President of the Hague Appeal for Peace, United Nations Representative of the International Peace Bureau and Honorary Patron of the Committee on Teaching About the United Nations. Ms. Weiss is an activist for civil rights, human rights, women's empowerment and peace education. She also serves as a Board Member of Peace Boat US and Chair of the Board of the Downtown Community Television.
The UNAI J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation Series was inaugurated in 2014 in remembrance of educator, author and advocate of global citizenship J. Michael Adams. Mr. Adams served as President of Fairleigh Dickinson University from 1999 until his death in 2012, during which time he inspired a new vision and mission dedicated to preparing world citizens through global education.
 
    Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, United Nations Department of Public Information.Alison Smale presides over the dialogue