All Java Cafés are free, casual opportunities to discuss issues and events related to the United Nations and the world. We provide coffee, tea, cocoa, brief presentations and time for questions and conversation. Learn about upcoming Java Cafés here. We hope you will join us!


OUR November 13, 2018 CAFÉ TOPIC:

A Day in the Life of a UN Peace Keeper

Join us for our November Java Café - Global Conversation with presenter Ronald Quejas-Risdon. 

Mr. Quejas-Risdon served in the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations from 1993. Among other roles within this department, he served in high-profile, frequently hazardous assignments in Somalia, Kuwait, Iraq, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Afghanistan - and completing his assignments as regional Head of Office on the border between Sudan and South Sudan. Though retired now, Mr. Quejan-Risdon has been called back for assignments in East Timor, DRC and Sudan. He recently visited the Kakuma Refugee Camp, home of the school for which the Greater Lansing UNA is fundraising. Prior to his work with the United Nations, he was in the Peace Corps, received degrees in Social Anthropology, Labor Relations and HR Administration. He is currently writing memoirs of his life as a UN peacekeeper.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

7 pm - 8:30 pm

East Lansing Public Library

Large Meeting Room

To Be Scheduled at a Later Date:

GL-UNA Meet and Greet

A great opportunity to your GL-UNA Board and members. Watch for email announcement for new date! 


East Lansing Public Library 

Large Meeting Room

P.O. Box 1853
East Lansing, MI 48826

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