Mayor Tom Barrett
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Mayor’s Committee to Host United Nations Anniversary Commeroration

The City of Milwaukee will be celebrating the ideals and impact of the United Nations on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by hosting a presentation and reception in City Hall in honor of the 67th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter.

By - Oct 23rd, 2012 10:10 am

WHO:

  • Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett
  • Alderman Nik Kovac
  • Dr. Gary Shellman – President of the Greater Milwaukee UNA-USA chapter
  • Ellen Laipson – President of the Stimson Center in Washington, D.C.
  • Don Richards – Chairman of the Mayor’s Committee on the United Nations

WHAT:

  • The City of Milwaukee will be celebrating the ideals and impact of the United Nations  on Wednesday, October 24, 2012  by hosting a presentation and reception in City Hall in honor of the 67th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter.
  • Mayor Tom Barrett and the Mayor’s Committee on the United Nations will welcome speakers Ellen Laipson, Alderman Nik Kovac and Dr. Gary Shellman.
  • The keynote speaker for this year’s event is Ellen Laipson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Stimson Center in Washington, D.C. Laipson served as the special assistant to the United States permanent representatives to the United Nations from 1995 to 1997 and was appointed to the United States Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2011.
  • Milwaukee’s celebration is one of more than 175 UN Day celebrations being held in the United States.

WHEN AND WHERE:

Wednesday, October 24th

9:00 a.m.         Presentation and  Reception

City Hall Rotunda

200 East Wells St.

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