UN Day Evening Program

Global Education Motivators Presents:

A Better World Through
the United Nations

A Community Event and Silent Auction at Chestnut Hill College
to benefit Global Education Motivators


Where: East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA
When: Monday, 29 October, 2012
Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Who: Educators, Activists, and Community Members

Keynote Speaker: Juan Carlos Brandt, Chief ofAdvocacy & Special Events
                                  United Nations Department of Public Information


Join Us for a fantastic evening to:
  • Celebrate Global Education
  • Enjoy a Wine and Cheese reception
  • Learn More about the UN
  • Interact with other global education supporters
  • Participate in a Discussion on Global Education
  • Support the work of GEM via a Silent Auction Items: donors include restaurants, grocery stores, and more

About Juan Carlos Brandt:
Mr. Juan Carlos Brandt is currently the Chief of Advocacy and Special Events in the United Nations’ Department of Public Information. In this role, he is responsible for the work of the Holocaust Programme, the Messengers of Peace and Goodwill Ambassadors Programmes, the UN Works campaign, and the Reham Al-Farra Journalists’ Fellowship Programme. Prior to these responsibilities, Mr. Brandt was the Chief of the Non-Governmental Organizations’ (NGOs) where he managed relationships between more than 1,600 representatives of Civil Society and the Department of Public information. Prior to this, Mr. Brandt was the Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Australia and the South Pacific. Mr. Brandt was based in Sydney, and was responsible for New Zealand, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. Mr. Brandt joined the United Nations in 1984 as Information Officer in the United Nations Information Centre in Washington, D.C. where he worked as a Spokesman for former Secretaries General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, and Kofi Annan. Mr. Brandt is a national of Venezuela and graduated from the Catholic University in Caracas, where he earned a degree in Mass Communications and Journalism.

Donations have been given by the following businesses and organizations for the Silent Auction:
Acme Markets
Bredenbeck’s Bakery - 8126 Germantown Avenue  Philadelphia, PA 19118
Bruno’s Restaurant - 9800 Germantown Avenue  Philadelphia, PA 19118
Cafette - 8136 Ardleigh Street  Philadelphia, PA 19118
CinCin - 7838 Germantown Avenue  Philadelphia, PA 19118
Dalessandros Steaks and Hoagies - 600 Wendover Street  Philadelphia, PA 19128   
Giant Food Stores - 1844 Bethlehem Pike Flourtown, PA 19031        
Iron Hill Brewery - 1460 Bethlehem Pike  North Wales, PA 19454
Morris Arboretum - 100 East Northwestern Avenue  Philadelphia, PA 19118
Peace Day Philly Basket - http://www.peacedayphilly.org/
Playing for Change CD
Sharon Katz & Peace Train CDs (autographed) - website
Tavern on the Hill - 8636 Germantown Avenue  Philadelphia, PA 19118
Happy Daisy Mae Hand Crafted Glass - website
United Nations Bookshop

Check back as new donations are arriving!!

Cost (Pay via PayPal below, or make checks payable to Global Education Motivators)

Pre-purchased tickets $12, Tickets at the door $15

Number of Tickets

For more information visit www.gem-ngo.org or contact:

Global Education Motivators (GEM) 
   Tel: (215) 248-1150
 Fax: (215) 248-7056
 9601 Germantown Avenue    Email: cusimano@chc.edu
 Philadelphia, PA 19118    URL: www.gem-ngo.org
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