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UN75 Global Consultation: “Shaping Our Future Together”
The United Nations Association – Westchester, Bronx and SW Connecticut Chapters and the Southern NY State Division - We need Your Voice and Vote to chart the future course of the UN!

At the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations, the World’s Health and Leadership are in Turmoil.

We urge you to help determine the UN's Next 25 Years!

UN75 Global Consultation: “Shaping Our Future Together”

Sunday May 31, 2020
3 to 5 PM online videoconference

Featuring
• US Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Chair, House Foreign Affairs Committee
• Peter Yeo, President of the Better World Campaign and Senior Vice President for United Nations Foundation.
• Messages from the UN Secretary-General and Westchester County Executive George Latimer
•Troy Wolfe, Senior Director, Partnerships & Special Initiatives at the United Nations Foundation (UNF)
•J. Yuhanna Edwards, President of the United Nations Association of Westchester and other members of the Board and local leaders request your inputs:
• All residents, responding to polling in real time to chart future directions for the UN.

The Annual Meeting and Introduction of newly elected Officers of UNA-Westchester will follow the Global Consultation on the Future of the UN.

Please remain on the video conference to join the Westchester chapter Annual Meeting.

May 31, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Eliot L. Engel
Representative @US House of Representatives
Representative Eliot L. Engel is the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also sits on the Energy and Commerce Committee, is a member of the Democratic Task Force on Health and serves on the Commission on Human Rights. Chairman Engel has been a leader in global health, promoting an improved reauthorization of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Assistance (PEPFAR), expanding it to include the Stop Tuberculosis Now Act, which provides increased U.S. support for international TB control activities. Chairman Engel is a leader in the House of Representatives on U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean. He has a B.A. in History, a Master's Degree in Guidance and Counseling from the City University of New York (Lehman College) and a law degree from New York Law School. A lifelong resident of the Bronx, Chairman Engel is married to Pat Engel and they have three children. See full bio: https://foreignaffairs.house.gov/chairman.
Troy G. Wolfe
Senior Director, Partnerships & Special Initiatives @UN Foundation
Troy G. Wolfe is Senior Director, Partnerships & Special Initiatives at the United Nations Foundation (UNF), where he creates partnerships that raise awareness about the United Nations and engage civil society in calls for advocacy. His service to UNA-USA over nine years includes the management of grants, K-12 educational programming and philanthropic initiatives that leverage the resources of the UNF. Mr. Wolfe works closely with the U.S. Mission to the UN, local government, and the 220 chapters of UNA-USA. He has extensive knowledge of international development resulting from his work with the U.S. Peace Corps (Suriname) and Operation Crossroads Africa (Lesotho). He was recently appointed to serve as Co-Chair, Outreach and Engagement Committee, for the 68th Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. He holds an M.A. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University, NY and a B.A. in English with a minor in Education from Lincoln University, PA
Peter Yeo
Senior Vice President @UN Foundation
Peter Yeo is President of the Better World Campaign and Senior Vice President for United Nations Foundation. Peter Yeo leads the Foundation’s strategic engagement with the U.S. Congress and the Administration to advance policy changes that support the UN’s work for global progress. Under Yeo’s leadership, the Foundation has helped ensure that the U.S. remains a strong leader at the UN and that Americans can easily connect with their policymakers in support of the UN and key global health issues such as vaccines, malaria and adolescent girls. He was at the forefront of efforts to forge a strategic alliance between the Foundation and UNA-USA to create the largest network of UN supporters across the U.S. Yeo joined the United Nations Foundation and the Better World Campaign after two decades of work on Capitol Hill, where he shepherded legislation to authorize the PEPFAR program to combat HIV-AIDS, while at the U.S. Department of State.