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An Event Worth Attending

World Vision is launching “Advancing the Debate: Cross-sector partnerships, business and the post-2015 development agenda.” on Tuesday, 10 February 2015, from 8:15-9:30 am (light breakfast will be served at 8:00 am) at the UN Millennium Hotel, Riverview conference room (28th floor), 1 United Nations Plaza, New York, (East 44th Street, between First and Second Avenues). The list of speakers includes:


Charles Badenoch,

Vice-President for Global Advocacy. World Vision

Panelists include:

Cheryl Freeman, Senior Director, Global Advocacy. World Vision

Ambassador Palitha T.B. Kohona, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN.

Gary Cohen, Acting CEO, GBCHealth

Louise Kantrow, Permanent Representative to the UN, International Chamber of Commerce

Other Representatives from UN Missions – TBC

For more information or to RSVP, contact

Robynne Anderson

Robynne has extensive experience in the agriculture and food sector, working throughout the value chain – from basic inputs to farmers in the field to the grocery store shelf. She works internationally in the sector, including speaking at the United Nations on agriculture and food issues, and representing the International Agri-Food Network at the UN.Throughout her career she has worked with farm organisations like the Prairie Oat Growers Association, the National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi and the Himalayan Farmers Association, as well as global groups, to further the voice of agriculture in the food debate. She has also worked with Fortune 500 companies growing worldwide businesses to assist them with issues management and strategy decisions.

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