Seventh Annual Psychology Day at the United Nations

Mar 20, 2014

Seventh Annual Psychology Day at the United Nations 

2014 Theme: 

Psychology's Contributions to Sustainable Development: Challenges and Solutions for the Global Agenda

Date, Time, and Place:

Date: Thursday, 24 April 2014

Time: 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: UN Headquarters Conference Building CR-1 New York, NY*

*Venue details and directions will be posted on the website and emailed to registrants prior to the event.

Program Overview:

This event will focus on the three pillars of sustainable development, with presentations from psychologists and UN representatives addressing how the science and practice of psychology can be used to advance social, environmental, and economic well-being.

Keynote Address: Dr. Maya Shanker (Senior White House Policy Advisor)

Panel: Social, Environmental, and Economic Sustainability: Psychological Contributions for the UN Post 2015 Agenda

• Dr. Saths Cooper (President, International Union of Psychological Science)

• Dr. John Lawrence (Former Principal Adviser & Deputy Director, UNDP) 

• Dr. Elke Weber (Director, Center for Research On Environmental Decisions, Columbia University)

Detailed program and list of speakers to be made available at:

Reception: (Immediately Following)

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Cibo Restaurant 767 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10017 (between 41st St & 42nd St)


Registration is required as space is limited.

Due to UN Security restrictions, registration will close on April 15, 2014.

To register, please visit

Planning Committee Co-chairs: Dr. Rashmi Jaipal ( and Dr. Lori Foster Thompson (

For a list of Co-Sponsoring Organizations, go to:


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