An evening with Mr. Patrick van Weerelt (United Nations)
The American German Business Club is privileged to welcome Mr Patrick van Weerelt for an insightful interview on his successful international career, the United Nations (UN), United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) and expat life in Bonn.
Patrick van Weerelt (the Netherlands) leads the work of the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development based in Bonn, Germany. The Knowledge Centre is a direct response to the comprehensive learning, training and knowledge management needs of UN staff and partners in the context of the Protected content for Sustainable Development as well as the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Patrick has extensive capacity development, policy and program experience in the field of sustainable development, democratic governance and human rights and has served at HQ, Regional and country level for the United Nations. Prior to joining the UN System Staff College, Patrick served as UNDP Practice Leader for Democratic Governance in West- and Central Africa (based in Dakar) covering 23 countries in the sub-region, and as Senior Human Rights Adviser at UNDP HQ in New York. He began his UN career at UN OHCHR in Geneva following which he moved to UNDP in South Africa. Patrick is a lawyer by training and served for several years as Adjunct Professor at Washington College of Law, American University, Washington D.C.
Join for an interesting evening with Mr Patrick van Weerelt, food, drinks and networking.
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