Photo Credit: Rotary International/Monika Lozinska
Participants attended panel discussions about water and peace, youth and peace, economic development, women’s health, and human trafficking.
Amina J. Mohammed, special adviser of the UN secretary-general on post-2015 development planning: “We have the resources in the world to deal with the issues we have today. We need to find a way to unlock that.”
Rotary Day at the United Nations was attended by more than 1,300 Rotary members and Rotaractors.
Activist and organizer Kani Diop speaks at a women’s health panel about female mutilation.
From left: Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair John Kenny, Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang, and RI Representative to the United Nations Joseph Laureni.
Nana Taona Kuo, senior manager for Every Woman Every Child’s health team, says, “When women and children are healthy and strong, entire economies grow.”
Ed Futa, dean of the Rotary Representative Network and a past Rotary general secretary, urges attendees make a difference in their communities.