United Nations Association of San Fernando Valley and the AAUW Los Angeles County Branches
In observance of International Women’s
Day and Women’s History Month,
please join us for
"Earthquake Impacts in Turkey and Syria"
Sunday, March 12, 2023
2:00 PM via Zoom
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For a first-hand account of how the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria has impacted vulnerable communities in both countries, including women, children, refugees, and internally displaced people.
Guest Speaker Sirwan Kajjo
Our speaker is Sirwan Kajjo, a Washington D.C. based journalist who works for the Voice of America where he covers Kurdish politics, refugee issues and conflict in the Middle East and beyond. Sirwan has written extensively on Syria and the Kurds and he is also the author of Nothing But Soot, a novel set in Syria.
The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) is a movement of Americans dedicated to supporting the United Nations. With over 20,000 members (60% under the age of 26) and more than 200 chapters across the country, UNA-USA members are united in their commitment to global engagement and their belief that each of us can play a part in advancing the UN’s mission and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
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