Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 18, 2012

The Obama Administration is working to build a modern, more efficient, more effective United Nations. On Friday, January 20, U.S. Representative to the United Nations for UN Management and Reform Joseph M. Torsella will discuss next steps in the Administration’s agenda for reforming the United Nations in an era of expanding global demands and limited global resources. This event will be held at the Council on Foreign Relations (1777 F St, NW) in Washington D.C. from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Members of the press are invited to attend, but are required to RSVP by 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 20, to Please indicate if you will attend in person or dial in to the listen-only conference call.


Please dial in 5 minutes before the start of the event.

Event Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET

U.S. Callers: 1-800-351-6809

International Callers: 1-334-323-7224

Password: UN

Media Contact:
Lucy Dunderdale
Communications Coordinator, Communications and Marketing
Council on Foreign Relations

Kurtis Cooper
Deputy Spokesperson
United States Mission to the United Nations

PRN: 2012/075