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Elyssa Koren

Director of United Nations Advocacy

Elyssa Koren serves as United Nations counsel and director of UN advocacy for ADF International.

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Elyssa Koren serves as United Nations counsel and director of UN advocacy for ADF International. Koren provides UN member state representatives with invaluable legal resources to shape UN documents to protect and affirm the innate dignity of every person. Working at UN Headquarters in New York City, she assists with crafting resolutions, statements and legal arguments for negotiations. Koren participates annually in the work of the Second and Third committees of the General Assembly, the Commission for Social Development, the Commission on the Status of Women, the Commission on Population and Development, in addition to other important special sessions. Koren obtained a J.D. and a M.A. in international relations at the University of Toronto in 2011. She also earned a B.A. in political science with a minor in history and international development studies at McGill University in 2008. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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