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United Nations Peace Action Webinar
21/09/2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
The United Nations Association of Australia (NSW) brings you a webinar on the United Nations’ role in maintaining international peace and security.
It will cover a range of topics, including:
- The UN Charter and Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- United Nations principal organs
- The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- Department of Peace Operations
- Action for Peacekeeping (A4P)
- Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs
- How can young people can contribute to peacekeeping?
- And more!
About the Speaker…
Tim Ford lives in Sydney and the NSW Central Coast. He retired from the Australian Army in 2003, following an extensive 40-year career in the Australian Defence Force and the United Nations.
From 1998 until 2002, Major General Ford served in a number of high-ranking United Nations peacekeeping appointments including as the Head of Mission of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO) in the Middle East, and as the Chief Military Adviser in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations at UN Headquarters, New York. He continued to assist the UN and other regional organisations as an adviser on peace operations and as a mentor for the UN Senior Mission Leadership (SML) Course until 2010.
Tim was Chair of the of the US based Peace Operations Training Institute from 2010-2017 and is the author of their course “Leading Within UN Peace Operations”.
From 2005, Tim was the Chair of the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial Project. This national memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra was dedicated on 14th September 2017, the 70th anniversary of Australian peacekeeping.
Tim is currently the Vice President (Operations) of the United Nations Association of Australia (NSW Division). He continues to write and present about UN peace operations in a range of forums.
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