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The 2014 Program may be downloaded
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at the United Nations


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


All are welcome! 

Please inform colleagues, students, and friends of this special event!




DATE: Thursday, 24 April 2014 


TIME: 2:00pm - 6:00pm


PLACE: United Nations Headquarters Conference Building CR-1*

*Directions will be posted on the website soon and emailed to registrants prior to the event.   



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

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


**Detailed program and list of speakers will soon be made available at



Registration is required as space is limited.

Due to UN Security restrictions, registration will close on April 20, 2014.

Planning Committee Co-chairs:

Dr. Rashmi Jaipal ( or

Dr. Lori Foster Thompson (

RECEPTION Information (optional):

NOTE: When you register online for the event, you will also be asked if you wish to attend the reception at:

Cibo Restaurant
6:00pm – 8:00pm

767 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10017

(between 41st St & 42nd St)


Psychology Day 2014 Program (final3).pdf
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Psych Day 2014 press release FINAL.pdf
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Psych Day 2014 Flier April 7 2014.pdf
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