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Global Solutions through the Science and Practice of Psychology

Psychology Day at the United Nations

psychday logoPromoting Well-being in the 21st Century: Psychological Contributions for Social, Economic and Environmental Challenges

Thursday, April 20, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm
United Nations Headquarters Conference Room 4
New York, New York

Website: unpsychologyday.org
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UNPsychologyDay
Twitter: @UNPsychologyDay#PsychDayUN2017


Opening remarks:

H.E. Ambassador Ruben I. Zamora, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the United Nations
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Otto Caleb, Former Permanent Representative of Palau to the United Nations

Environmental Challenges

Minu Hemmati, Ph.D., Psychologist and Senior Associate, MSP Institute eV

Economic Challenges

Ann Masten, Ph.D., Psychologist & Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota

Social Challenges

Doug Oman, Ph.D., Psychologist, professor in the School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley

United Nations Perspective

Gustavo Gonzalez-Canali, M.D., Senior Advisor and Focal Point for NCDs, UN Women

Closing Remarks

Reception (Advance reservations required)
Hotel ONE UN, 1 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017


The Psychology Coalition at the United Nations (PCUN) is composed of representatives of psychology and psychology-related organizations that are Non-Governmental organizations (NGOs) accredted at the United Nations (UN) and those affiliated with UN departments, agencies and missions


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