What Future the UN?

Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey

November 14, 2003

Location: Seton Hall University School of Law, one block from Penn Station Newark at McCarter H’way and Raymond Blvd, 15 minute train from NYC

Seating can be assured only to those who register in advance.

Information: hotels, transportation, directions: www.wfa.org/rsvp

To Register (no fee): RSVP@wfa.org or WFA 418 7th St SE, Wash. DC 20003 or/Fax: 202-546-3749

Sponsors: The Center for War/Peace Studies (CW/PS); United Nations

Association-USA (UNA-USA); Seton Hall University John Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations; Rutgers University Center for Global Change & Governance & the School of Law-Newark; and The World Federalist Association (WFA).

Co-sponsors: The World Federalist Movement (WFM); The American Bar Assoc. Section of International Law & Practice (ABA-SILP); The Center for UN Reform Education (CURE); The League of Women Voters (LWV); The American Assoc. of Jewish Lawyers & Jurists (AAJL&J); The Campaign for UN Reform (CUNR); The American Assoc. of University Women (AAUW); The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS); One World Now; and The Unitarian Universalist Assoc. (UUA).

Webcast: The conference will be available on the internet starting on November 18, 2003. You and your colleagues around the world, are invited to access the conference at these Home Pages: www.wfa.org www.unausa.org

Click “UN Conference”

Catering: The Newark Club, 1 Newark Cntr. 22nd fl. McCarter H’way & Raymond Blvd, Newark


“What Future for the UN-If the United Nations Were Being Created Today?"

8:30 to 9:15 Continental Breakfast

9:30 Opening Ceremonies: Mr. Kevin Sanders, M.C.

Dean Patrick E. Hobbs, Seton Hall Law School,


Senator Jon Corzine, Foreign Relations Committee, Remarks

Mr. Walter Cronkite, Keynote Address (on video)

Livingston High School Chamber Singers

10:15 Diplomats’ Panel: Barbara Crossette, former NYTimes UN Bureau

Chief, moderator;

Sir Brian Urquhart, former Under-Secretary-General

Hans Corell, Under-Secretary-General/The Legal Counsel

Amb. Wm. Luers, President, UNA-USA

Amb. David Malone, President, Int’l Peace Academy

11:15 Scholars’ Panel: Video of Int’l Law Professors

Bruce Rosen, Esq. NJLaw Journal Editor, moderator

Saul Mendlovitz, Rutgers Univ.

Ved Nanda, Univ. of Denver

Robert Johansen, Notre Dame Univ.

Anne Marie Slaughter, Dean, Princeton Univ. Woodrow Wilson School

12:15 Civil Society Leaders’ Panel-Charter Amendments and a new Charter:

Kent Manahan, NJN News Anchor, moderator

Dr. Edward C. Luck, Columbia Univ.(on video)

Dr. Tad Daley, Int'l Policy Chair, So Cal. Americans for Dem. Action

Hon. John B. Anderson, President, World Federalist Association

Don Kraus, Ex. Director, Campaign for UN Reform

Bill Pace, Ex. Director, World Federalist Movement

1:15 Lunch: Registrants - Main floor cafeteria or nearby restaurants;

Speakers - Dean's Luncheon, Newark Club, 22nd Floor.

2:15 Civil Society Scholars’ Panel on Incremental Changes:

Tony Jenkins, President, UN Correspondents Association, moderator

Jerry Fitzgerald English, Esq., former NJ Cmsnr, Port Authority of NY & NJ

Lucy Webster, Economists Allied for Arms Reduction

Professor Walter Hoffmann, Ex. Director, Center for UN Reform Education

Stephen Greenwald, Vice Pres. Amer. Association Jewish Lawyers & Jurists

3:15 Civil Society Scholars’ Panel on Charter Amendment and new UN Charter:

Len Fisher, Assoc. Editor, Newark Star-Ledger, moderator

Prof. S. Azmat Hassan, Seton Hall U. School of Diplomacy & Int’l Relations

Prof. Richard Langhorne, Rutgers U.Director, Cntr.Global Change & Governance

Prof. Joseph Schwartzberg, Prof. Emeritus, U. of Minnesota

Myron W. Kronisch, Esq. Director, Center for War/Peace Studies

4:15 Registrants: Two minute Statements or Questions to Panelists

5:00 Adjournment.


Posted October 15, 2003