The United Nations Association of Southern Arizona Speakers Program
Brown Bag Presentation
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
sponsored by the
United Nations Association of Southern Arizona
Presentation from Dr. Roy Morey on
"Reforming China and the Role of the UN"
Who: Dr. Roy Morey, Author, (ret.) Deputy Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at UNDP headquarters in New York.
Time: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 12 noon.
Cost: No Charge.
Place: United Nations Association Center, 6242 E. Speedway on the SW corner of Speedway and Wilmot; (between Beyond Bread & Bookmans).
Dr. Roy Morey will be giving a luncheon presentation on the topic: Reforming China and the Role of the United Nations, addressed in the his latest book “The United Nations at Work in Asia: An Envoy's Account of Development in China, Vietnam, Thailand and the South Pacific.” ... Read more about the book!
After serving 22 years with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Roy Morey retired in December, 1999 and moved to Tucson, AZ with his wife, Delores. During Morey's tenure with the UNDP, he was Deputy Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at UNDP headquarters in New York and Director of the UNDP office in Washington, D.C. He served as the UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator (with the rank of ambassador) in the South Pacific (1981-1983), China (1988-1992), and Vietnam (1992-1996) with overall responsibility for all UN development efforts. In Thailand, he served as Deputy UNDP Resident Representative (1978-1981).
Before joining UNDP, Morey served on the White House staff under President Richard Nixon (1971-1973) and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1973-1977).
Morey received his BA (Social Science) from Northern Arizona University in 1959. After receiving his PhD in Government from the University of Arizona in 1964, Morey was Associate Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. He is an international consultant and serves on the Boards of Directors of the Northern Arizona University Foundation, the YMCA of Southern Arizona and the Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations.
His book, "The United Nations at work in Asia: An Envoy's account of development in China, Vietnam, Thailand, and the South Pacific" (McFarland & Co. 2013) will be available for purchase.
Bring your lunch. Light snacks and beverages will be served.
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Sponsored by the United Nations Association of Southern Arizona.