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Event Details

Event Date

9 November 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm


International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
4 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7SR
United Kingdom

Lynn Everson will speak on “Social media - key to NGO engagement”.  Lynn (BA Hons (1983), MA (2010) MITI (2000), MCIL (1986) studied at Bristol University.   She has been the President of BPW (Business and Professional Women) between 2013-2016. She is a Linguist also the European & Managing Director at Lifeline Language Services Ltd. and an ATC Council member, an active Francophile and Hispanophile. She is also a Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.  In her spare time she rides pillion on her husband’s Harley!

In the discussion UNA-UK will be represented by Dr. Carl Wright (Elected Trustee for the Ordinary Members; Secretary-General Emeritus, Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF).

Laurel Hart (UNA-UK’s Outreach and Campaigns Officer) will also represent UNA-UK.  Laurel will share her experience and expertise in “Working to increase the involvement of all in UNA-UK, by different means of engagement”.  As Outreach & Campaigns Officer, Laurel leads on UNA-UK’s outreach. Before joining UNA-UK, Laurel worked in policy for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs at the United Nations in New York. Prior to this role, Laurel worked in human rights education for Amnesty International and as a legal caseworker for Body & Soul charity, an HIV advocacy charity. Laurel acts as a delegate and regional board member for Remembering Srebrenica and as a London advisory board member for Tell Mama, working to combat intolerance and hatred in society. She has been an ambassador for the Holocaust Educational Trust for seven years, engaging students and the wider public in genocide prevention and education. Laurel holds a first class history degree from the University of Bristol, specializing in genocide studies.

All are welcome, please contact  Sally Spear or Rubi Bhattacharyya to confirm your attendance as the IMO needs to know numbers attending - and then you will receive further information :-

(Rubi = 020 8959 2805 after 6 p.m. or  

Sally =  01582-765572 or e-mail



Mrs Rubi Bhattacharyya


020 8959 2805