U.N. Events Scheduled

he U.N. Pathways Ambassador Forums are sponsored by FDU’s Office of Global Learning and are presented in conjunction with The Ambassador’s Club at the United Nations. They are preceded by a half-hour refreshment/reception period. The forums feature discussions between Amb. Ahmad Kamal of The Ambassador’s Club and invited guests.

For information about the ambassador forums contact Sarah Horn, operations specialist, global learning, at 201-692-7362 or

United Nations Ambassador Forums

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
“Role of Romania in Central/Southeastern Europe, the European Union and the United Nations”
Amb. Simona‑Mirela Miculescu, permanent representative of Romania to the United Nations
6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, Metropolitan Campus

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
“UNAOC: Gateway to World Peace?”
Featuring Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, U.N. high representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), who will talk about UNAOC and its efforts toward world peace. Jason Scorza, vice provost for international education, will moderate the discussion.
6:30 p.m. in Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall, College at Florham.
For information, contact Jo Anne Murphy at


Tuesday, November 19, 2013
"Pervasive Genetic Engineering and Its Impact on Human Well-being”
Nandhini Krishna, head of Genetics Section, United Nations
Noon–1:30 p.m., in both campuses’ ITV rooms (Room 1132, Continuing Education Suite, Dickinson Hall, Metropolitan
Campus, and Room 214, Dreyfuss Building, College at Florham).

Recent U.N. Pathways Events

On September 24, the Office of Global Learning’s United Nations NGO Pathways Program, in partnership with the United Nations Association-USA Chapter of Northern New Jersey, hosted a discussion on “Women and Children: Victims of War — Agents of Peace?” Guest speakers were Pablo Castillo-Díaz, policy specialist for protection and security, United Nations Women; David Rosen, anthropology, and author, Armies of the Young: Child Soldiers in War and Terrorism; and FDU students from countries currently in conflict.

“Rebuilding Iraq: Envisioning Iraq’s Future” featuring Amb. Hamid Al Bayati, permanent representative of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations, was held on
October 23 at the College at Florham.