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New York Alumni Lecture & Reception

When:We 20-03-2013 18:00 - 20:00
Where:Permanent Mission

Invitation Wednesday, March 20, 2013: Short Presentations by and for RUG Alumni at the UN in New York

On Wednesday, March 20, RUG alumni in New York are invited to listen to three brief presentations about working at and for the UN, at the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations. The lecture is organized by the Alumni Association of the University of Groningen in the Greater New York area and is open to alumni and friends of the University of Groningen. Our host is RUG alumnus Alle Dorhout (1985), head of the political department of the Permanent Mission to the UN.


In addition to Alle Dorhout, alumni Henk-Jan Brinkman (1980), Chief of Policy, Planning and Application at the Peacebuilding Support Office of the UN and Joost Kooijmans (1984), Special Assistant to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children, will speak.

Program and Location

6:00 PM                   Doors open, reception with snacks and drinks
6:30 – 7:00PM         Short introductions and questions
7:00 – 8:00PM         Continuation snack and drink

The event will take place at the Permanent Mission:
666 Third Avenue, 19th floor (between 42nd and 43rd Street)
New York 10017

To enter the building, you must bring a photo ID (for example: driver’s license or passport).