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American Philosophical Society: Benjamin Franklin HallPhiladelphia, PA, United States
 
 

United Nations Speaker Series w. Dr. Abraham Joseph

By Geographical Society of Philadelphia (other events)

Wednesday, March 13 2019 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
 
ABOUT ABOUT

GEO is thrilled to introduce an expert of the United Nations to present at the remarkable American Philosophical Society, located in the heart of the Independence Mall of Philadelphia!

Dr. Abraham Joseph is an expert on International Economic Policy Development and Practice with three decades of experience at the United Nations and with the Governments of India and Timor-Leste.

Upon completion of his tenure with the UN, Dr. Joseph represented Public Service Institute, University of Oklahoma (PSI/OU) in the UN meetings and contributed to “2030 UN Development Agenda on Sustainable Development Goals (2015 – 2030)”. He also has represented PSI/OU in the USAID meetings held in New York and Washington D.C. In July 2016, Dr. Joseph represented the PSI/OU in the “White House Summit on Global Development” in Washington D.C. hosted by President Barack Obama, and also in the President’s Global Development Council Meetings.

As Senior Socio-Economic Adviser of the United Nations (UN), he actively contributed to the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (2000 -2015) and also contributed inputs to the formulation of the United Nations Agenda 2030 on Sustainable Development Goals which was later adopted by the 193 countries in September 2015. 

Join us for a thought-provoking and fun night where we will together explore current global issues such as youth empowerment, protection of our planet by supporting young explorers.