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Friday, May 18, 2012
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017

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Co-host: Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York & The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS)
Co-sponsor: The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Swaziland to the UN, and the World Youth Alliance

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14:00-14:15 Registration

14:15-14:30 Welcome Remarks & Introduction of Keynote Speakers
Ambassador Andrew Kao, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York
Professor Alistair Edgar, Executive Director, ACUNS

14:30-15:00 Keynote Speech

  • Taiwan’s experiences on Maternal Health, Youth Health and HIV/AIDS
    Dr. Ching-Chuan Yeh, M.D., Ph.D The 12th Minister of Health of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

15:00-15:10 Break

15:10-17:00 Panel Discussion: The global health agenda on maternal health, youth health and HIV/AIDS

MODERATOR:

  • DR. ALISTAIR EDGAR, Executive Director, ACUNS

DISCUSSANTS:

  • Hope in the midst of despair: Lessons learned from the global HIV and AIDS epidemic
    DR. TIMOTHY FLANIGAN, Infectious Disease, Brown Medical School
  • Maternal Health and fertility literacy (TBD)
    DR. ROBERT SCANLON, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hofstra Medical Center
  • Case study: new approaches in youth sexual and reproductive health
    ANNA HALPINE, Founder & CEO, World Youth Alliance
  • Critical Strategies for Successful Negotiations in the United Nations(TBD)
    PETUNINA LINDIWE MNDEBELE, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Swaziland to the United Nations