Rotary played a key role in setting up the United Nations. On 7th November 2009,
Rotary-United Nations Day is being celebrated in New York, USA.
The Saturday meeting is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at UN Headquarters and will include presentations and panel discussions addressing Millennium Goals, and key humanitarian issues such as water, health, literacy, and hunger.
United Nations leaders, representatives from key nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and Rotary International leaders will all address the group. There will also be a separate youth program for Rotaractors and high-school age students. NOTE: UN building tours are not available on Saturday, so those interested in this should do so on Friday morning.
Advance registration is necessary by October 23rd for security reasons at firstname.lastname@example.org. Saturday meeting registration can be done on line at: www.eventbrite.com/event/383749806 Cost is US$37.50, which includes a box lunch.