LIVE FROM RIO: An Insider’s Look into the UN Conference on Sustainable Development

UNA-USA Nationwide Conference Call

Friday, June 22, 2012

rio-250.jpgFor those that can’t make it to Rio, UNA-USA’s June Nationwide Conference Call – Rio+20: The Future We Want is the perfect opportunity to connect and engage with the action happening on the ground. Listen in as the UN Foundation’s Robb Skinner gives a full readout of what happened during the conference, what the major players had to say, and what happens next. In addition to a conference recap, he will detail happenings surrounding Rio+Social another opportunity for UNA-USA members to engage with Rio. Rio+Social will take place on June 19, and captures the fact that technology will be the principal driver for starting the conversation on 21st century sustainability issues. For more information on the event, including how to get involved, please visit: www.rioplussocial.com


Fri., June 22, 1 p.m. ET

U.S./Canada Dial-in: 877-397-0291
International Dial-in: 0-800-891-6846
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Please RSVP via email to membership@unausa.org

About our speaker:
Robb Skinner is the UN Foundation's Senior Director for UN Relations and Special Initiatives. In this role, he assists in managing daily operations and activities of the UN Foundation's New York staff in conjunction with the Washington, DC office.

Robb rejoined the UN Foundation in April 2008 after a brief tenure working in international corporate law. Previously, he was the Director of External Relations in the Foundation’s New York Office. Before originally joining the Foundation in April 2006, Robb spent nearly nine years as a Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. Department of State, serving in U.S. Embassies in Trinidad & Tobago, El Salvador, and Côte d'Ivoire, as well as at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. He also practiced law in Chicago, including over three years as a criminal defense attorney with the Office of the Cook County Public Defender.

Robb received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin, spending one semester studying European Union Law at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. His undergraduate degree is from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

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