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Suriname Ambassador to the United Nations Visiting Alaska


 Ambassador Henry Mac Donald    

Permanent Representative to the United Nations from Suriname   


"Global Warming: Forest Conservation in the Republic of Suriname and the Way Forward"    


Friday, 2nd December 2011 - Anchorage Hilton Hotel - Chart Room
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. - Program begins at 12:00 p.m.
  Reservations recommended, RSVP by telephone 276-8038 or by email to info@AlaskaWorldAffairs.org.
Lunch Program $25 for Members - $30 for Non-Members - $15 for Coffee and Dessert   

The Alaska World Affairs Council is pleased to host Ambassador Henry Mac Donald, Suriname's Ambassador to the United Nations, at our next event Friday, December 2. Ambassador Mac Donald will be speaking on "Climate Change: Forest Conservation in the Republic of Suriname and the Way Forward."


Ambassador Mac Donald was born in Suriname and joined the Foreign Service of the Republic of Suriname in 1998. He received his legal education at the Law Faculty of the Anton de Kom University in Paramaribo, Suriname (1994) and at the American University in Washington D.C. The Ambassador is also an international advisor on human rights topics and has written extensively on that topic and others - including environmental, diplomatic, and international political issues - for the Suriname Law Journal.


Ambassador Mac Donald has twice chaired the CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Caucus of Ambassadors to the United Nations since his arrival at the international body three years ago. He has also been instrumental in having the first Surinamese national and human rights expert being elected to the Human Rights Committee.


To visit the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Suriname to the United Nations please click here.


To watch Ambassador Henry Mac Donald's interview with South-South News please click here.


Global I.Q. with The Economist 'The World in 2012' 

Free Interactive Webinar Featuring Daniel Franklin 

Tue, 29 Nov, 2011  7:00 AM - 8:00 AM


Every year for over 25 years, The Economist has published "The World in...," a collection of trends and predictions about the year ahead. This year, Dallasear, Dallas/Ft. Worth World Affairs Council President Jim Falk and Daniel Franklin, executive editor of The Economist, will explore The World in 2012 as part of Global I.Q. with The Economist and give an in depth analysis on what to expect in the upcoming year. Join the conversation and submit questions live as Falk and Franklin discuss predictions for the world economy, foreign relations and innovation, as well as trends to watch in technology, business and pop culture.


To register for this free webinar, please click here. 


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