United Nations Day 2013 public celebration
Thursday, October 24, 2013. 12:00-1:00 P.M.
107 Street Foyer, Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus; 10700 104 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta. For maps and directions click here.
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MC: Vassy Kapelos, Provincial Affairs Reporter, Global Edmonton
Special Guest Speaker: Malcom Azania, Canadian teacher, writer, community activist, radio host and political aspirant, will speak on “Why Syria Should Matter to Canadians”.
Entertainment: Karim Rushdy, Spoken Word Artist, and Brett Leibham, Jazz Guitarist
MacEwan University’s United Nations Committee invites everyone to attend a ceremony to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the United Nations. The program will feature a talk, “Why Should Canadians Care About Syria”, by guest speaker, Malcolm Azania, also known as Minister Faust, a teacher, writer, community activist and radio host.
Following the formal program, members of the Canadian Association of Veterans in Peacekeeping will raise a United Nations flag and white doves will be released. There will also be entertainment and light refreshments will be served.
We encourage all members of the university and Edmonton community to join us in celebration of the founding of the United Nations on October 24th, 1945.
For further information, please contact Celia Smyth at smythc[at]macewan.ca