Special commemorative event on the occasion of International Women’s Day

H.E. Ms. María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, and H.E. Ms. Alya Ahmed Saif al-Thani, Permanent Representative of State of Qatar to the United Nations, in collaboration with UN Women, invite you to a special commemorative event on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
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Event type: Special days or anniversaries

Start date: 8 March 2018 | Start time: 17:30 UTC-05:00
End date: 8 March 2018 | End time: 18:30 UTC-05:00

Location: Terrace of the Delegates’ Lounge, UN General Assembly Building, 2nd Fl, New York, NY, 10017, USA

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Special commemorative event on the occasion of International Women’s Day

Date: Thursday, 8 March 2018, 5.30–6.30 p.m. EST
Location: Terrace of the Delegates’ Lunge, General Assembly Building, 2nd floor

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H.E. Ms. María Emma Mejía Vélez, Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, and H.E. Ms. Alya Ahmed Saif al-Thani, Permanent Representative of State of Qatar to the United Nations, in collaboration with UN Women, invite you to a special commemorative event on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

Opening remarks:

  • Mr. António Guterres, UN Secretary-General
  • H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly

Followed by a first-ever-seen video projection on the GA Building to commemorate the legacy of prominent women at the United Nations.

Closing remarks: Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General

Reception starts at 5.30 p.m., projection of the video at 6.15 p.m.

Special commemorative event on the occasion of International Women’s Day

Sponsored by: UN Women Headquarters, Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations, Permanent Mission of State of Qatar to the United Nations