Special Invitation: UNA-USA Brooklyn Chapter's 8th Annual UN Day
Dear Friends and Supporters,
We would like to extend a special invitation to you to attend UNA-USA Brooklyn Chapter's 8th Annual UN Day. This VIRTUAL Celebration will be held via Zoom on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 6:30pm- 8:00pm (EST).
Our keynote speaker will be Mr. Chris O’Donnell, the Senior Field Coordinator in the Office of the Under Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT)
Guest Speaker: Dr. George A. Garland, President, UNA-USA Southern Division
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
We look forward to seeing you there!
UNA-USA Brooklyn Chapter
Mr. Chris O’Donnell is the Senior Field Coordinator in the Office of the Under Secretary-General of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT). He is responsible for the management and coordination of UNOCT’s programme offices outside of New York Headquarters of which there are currently 13 worldwide with 50 staff. Mr. O’Donnell has over twenty years of United Nations experience mainly in peace operations with a primary focus on the management of non-state armed groups. He has served in two peacekeeping missions in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Haiti as a Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Officer before joining the Department of Peacekeeping Operations at New York Headquarters where he has held several positions both political and operational before joining UNOCT. In addition, Mr. O’Donnell has worked in private sector business most recently as Head of Operations for a start-up P2P camping company (Tentrr) and previously as a management consultant, including for KPMG LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s of Conflict Studies from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.