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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

Venue:

Conference Room 4 United Nations Headquarters

1st Avenue at East 46th Street

New York City

Featuring a keynote address, film presentation, and panel discussion

KEYNOTE

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

PANELISTS:

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
Holocaust survivor

MODERATOR

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

 

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