ACEI's UN Presence

ACEI has Consultative Status at the United Nations and membership in the NGO Committee on UNICEF.

ACEI UN representatives attend annual UN Department of Public Information (DPI) conferences, participate in Working Groups affiliated with the NGO Committee on UNICEF, and attend annual conferences sponsored by the Committee on Teaching About the United Nations (CTAUN). Additionally, ACEI representatives attend educational events at UN Headquarters in New York, U.S.A., and in Geneva, Switzerland.

We are pleased to introduce two individuals who will be acting as our UN representatives in Geneva, Switzerland:

Justine Heckmann
Justine is from Toulouse in France, where she received a master's degree in International Development at Sciences Po Toulouse. Justine’s specialties are in international relations and human rights. She is familiar with the United Nations (UN) system, having worked with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Her work experience includes promoting child rights and addressing child protection issues.

Cassandre Guibord Cyr
Cassandre is from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Cassandre has a master's degree in Political Science from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her background is in international relations and the United Nations. She is very familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through her work with the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva. Cassandra also specialized in youth, education, and human rights policy—particularly in terms of gender-based rights frameworks.

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For more information about the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG):

Anne Bauer