The Humpty Dumpty Institute
The Humpty Dumpty Institute to Take United Nations Diplomats to Charleston, SC
June 25th, 2009
New York City, N.Y. — The Humpty Dumpty Institute through its “U.N. Across America Program” will bring a delegation of women U.N. Permanent Representatives to Charleston on June 28th-30th, 2009 (see list below). The delegation will arrive in Charleston on Sunday afternoon, June 28th and will be hosted that evening for a reception at the home of James Swink, CEO of the Young Pecan Company. On Monday June 29th the delegation will tour the Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center with Glen Robert of Anson Mills, followed by a tour of Gullah Culture on St. Helena’s Island. The group of ambassadors will also take part in a panel discussion on Women’s Issues on Tuesday, June 30th, at 9:00 a.m. at the Francis Marion Hotel. The purpose of the panel is to create a dialogue between the Ambassadors and women leaders in the Charleston area on a variety of local and global issues.
HDI is a Manhattan-based Institute that forges innovative public-private partnerships to find creative solutions to difficult humanitarian problems through a series of unique programs. Currently, HDI's mandate is to improve U.S.-U.N. relations, to remove landmines around the world, and to help alleviate domestic and international hunger. To learn more about HDI's international programs, please visit www.thehdi.org.