Unification News for March 1999

Health & Environment: Global Partners for Global Solutions

A Focus on Women and Youth

Friday 23rd April

At the United Nations

9:00 a.m. Check in

9:20 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks: Mrs. Motoko Sugiyama, Vice-President WFWP International

How ECOSOC NGOs can be most effective at the UN
Dr. Hanifa Mezoui, Chief NGO Office, DESA
Trafficking: The Selling of Innocence—A Video Presentation. Excerpts from an award winning video

10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Women, Youth and their Environment

Remarks by UN Officials
Dr. Gilda Glasinovich, Chair, Council on the Status of Latin American Women, STD's and Women's Health
Mrs. Rebecca Salonen, UN-Uganda Godparent's Association, Changing Unhealthy FGM Practices in Uganda
Dr. Peter Orris, Cook County Hostpital
Dr. Martiza Tennassee, PAHO, Environmental Degradation and the Health of Workers
Ambassador Betty King, Representative of the U.S.A.
Questions and Answers

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p..m. Women of the Year Awards Luncheon—UN Delegates Dining Room

3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Environment and Emotional Health

Dr. Jonathan Lear, Author of the "Open Mind."
Dr. Susan Vaughn, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, NY
Keynote Address: Dr. Vamik Volkan, Director of the Center for the Study of the Mind, University of Virginia Medical School
Questions and Answers

Saturday 24th April

At the New Yorker Hotel

7:30 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session: A New Look at WFWP—The First Seven Years

Mrs. Motoko Sugiyama, Vice President, WFWP International
Mrs. Nora Spurgin, President
Mrs. Sheri Rueter, Interracial Sisterhood Project
Mrs. Kati Vigh-Brisbois, Romanian Project
Mrs. Gwen Bair, Building WFWP in Mid-America
Mrs. Karen Judd Smith, Secretary-General

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Break Out Sessions

Presentations by the Support Center for Nonprofit Management
• Getting Known . . .
How to get the word out about your organization
• Getting and Keeping People Involved-
Members and Volunteers
• How to Ask for Money in Person

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Participant's Lunch in the Crystal Dining Room

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Open Space Problem Solving

Presented by the Support Center for Nonprofit Management

3:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Break Out Sessions

Presented by the Support Center for Nonprofit Management
• Getting and Keeping People Involved-
Members and Volunteers
• Getting organized . . .
What's really Important
• Where's the Money? . . .
Targeting Appropriate Funding Sources

5:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Closing Plenary

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