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  • 11 Mar 2019

2019 AARP-UN Briefing Luncheon

  • Date:

    Mon, Mar 11
  • Location:

    United Nations Headquarters, New York

Event Details

AARP and the United Nations Programme on Ageing Unit (UNDESA) will host the 12th Annual AARP-UN Briefing Luncheon on the theme of "Why it Matters: Social Protection for Older Women" on Monday, March 11, 2019. The luncheon will be held during the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. 

AGENDA

1:00 p.m.      Seated Lunch networking

1:30 p.m.      Welcoming Remarks
                      Aimee Carter, Vice President, AARP International

1:33 p.m.      Opening Remarks

                      Dr. Debra Whitman, Ph.D., Chief Public Policy Officer, AARP                    

1:43 p.m.      Keynote Address

Hon. Kwabena Osei-Danquah, Chef de Cabinet to the President of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly

1:50 p.m.      Stakeholder Discussion

Justin Derbyshire, CEO, HelpAge International

Christine Berhrendt, Head of Policy, Social Protection, ILO  

Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary General, OHCHR

Cindy Hounsell, JD, President, WISER

Moderator: Raj Kumar, CEO, DEVEX

2:35 p.m.      Question and Answer Session

2:55 p.m.      Closing Remarks

Amal Abou RafehChief, UN Programme on Ageing, DESA

3:00 p.m.      Adjourn

Registration is now closed. 
Contact AARP International at international@aarp.org for details. 
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