Jan 27 – Safe Haven: Jewish Refugees in the Philippines
An Invitation to a Panel Discussion at the United Nations
A High-Level Special Event to Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Monday, January 27, 2020
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Conference Room 4 United Nations Headquarters
1st Avenue at East 46th Street
New York City
Featuring a keynote address, film presentation, and panel discussion
H.E. Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr.
Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines
WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
Ambassador Kira Christianne Danganan Azucena
Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the U.N.
Ms. Millie Magid
Chair for U.N. Affairs, B’nai B’rith International
Mr. Noel “Sonny” Izon
Director and Producer, “A Open Door: Holocaust Haven in the Philippines”
Dr. Bonnie M. Harris
Lecturer, Department of History, San Diego University
Mr. Hank Hendrickson
Executive Director, US-Philippines Society
Mr. Ralph Preiss
Mr. Daniel S. Mariaschin
CEO, B’nai Brith International
RSVP required by January 21, 2020 to rsvpUN@bnaibrith.org. For those without a UN pass, please send your name and affiliation. Government-issued photo identification required for entry.
In the event of inclement weather only, call 212-405-4024 before arrival for notification on any possible schedule change.
Sponsored by the Philippine Permanent Mission to the United Nations and B’nai B’rith International in cooperation with the US-Philippines Society