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(ALL) The UN Matters

November 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Presented by the Graduate School of Social Service, the Fordham Institute for Women and Girls and IHAN (International Health Awareness Network) are co-sponsoring a conference celebrating four major UN anniversaries: “The UN Matters”.  

Specifically, the 4 anniversaries that occur this year are:

Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees (1 year)
Security Council Resolution 1325 (20 years)
Beijing Conference  – Women Rights (23 years)
Convention of the Rights of the Child (30 years)

Presentations will focus on what has been achieved and what still needs to be accomplished, particularly in Sustainable Development Goals.  


Fordham students are invited to submit papers discussing why they think the UN Matters. They should be focused on one of the categories and 3-4 pages in length. The best papers will be presented.

Please submit papers to Sandra Turner, Ph.D., LCSW at sturner@fordham.edu.

Deadline to submit paper: November 11, 2019 by 5 p.m.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available to those who request it.


November 25, 2019
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Fordham University Law School Room 101
150 West 62nd St.
New York, NY 10023 United States
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U/G-Both undergraduate and graduate students

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