International Service Division

International Service Division


Our monthly Rotary UN breakfasts take place adjacent to United Nations Headquarters in New York

 Chairs and Committees for Rotary year July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012

Chair: John L. German
Co-Chairs: Kaan Soyak, Sonny Lee
District 7230 Liaison: Matts Ingemanson
Board Liaison: Giorgio Balestrieri
RCNY at the UN Newsletter ( Thomas McConnon


Ambassadors of Friendship - Harold "Bill" De Long
World Community Service - Scarlet Pildes, Chair
Conflict-Prevention/Conflict-Resolution for Peace & Sustainable Development - Giorgio Balestrieri, Chair
Rotary Extension - Kaan Soyak, Chair
Gift of Life - Fredlee Ann Kaplan, Chair
Intercultural Exchanges - International Days/Recognition Days - Helen Reisler, Chair
ICT Projects - Education/Literacy - John L. German, Chair
Rotary UN Breakfast Meetings - Josef Klee, Chair
UN Public-Private Alliance Projects - David Stillman, Chair
UN/RI Programs - Sylvan Barnet, Chair
Young Girls Education - Yasuko Hara, Chair
RI Convention - Sheri Best, Chair

Rotary UN Breakfasts

All Rotarians are invited to reserve and attend -- Rotary UN breakfasts are normally scheduled on the third Wednesday of the month, 8:30 AM to 10 AM, and take place adjacent to United Nations Headquarters in New York. These meetings provide an opportunity to stay informed regarding the work of the United Nations, world politics, peace, and other international topics, and to exchange views on related topics with UN officials, representatives of UN member states, and other invited organizations.

To reserve to attend Rotary UN breakfasts, or to receive email notices about them, contact the office of The Rotary Club of New York -- click on Contact Us above on this webpage.

RCNY at the UN Newsletter

This newsletter demonstrates and highlights the commitment and continuing support of Rotary to the United Nations and to the Millennium Development Goals. It also serves as a platform for information and dialogue between Rotarians who are interested in the work of the United Nations, and in contributing toward achieving its goals.

We invite you to share your experiences from collaboration in projects between Rotary and the United Nations. Please forward any examples and comments regarding recent projects to


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warmly welcomed Rotary International President 2007-2008 Wilfrid J. Wilkinson at the 3rd annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner of the United Nations Association of New York (UNA-NY) at United Nations Headquarters in New York, Thursday October 25, 2007, wnere Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation were honored with a UNA-NY Humanitarian Award "for their outstanding achievement and very significant efforts to provide clean water to millions of people around the world"