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11/23/2016 03:34 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

UN Women For Peace Association Co-Hosted International Emmys Event

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On Friday, November 18 Jerusalem Capital Studios (JCS) International, the media company owned by philanthropist and Jewish leader,the Honorable Ronald S. Lauder, partnered with UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) to host the opening cocktail party for the International Emmy World Television Festival for the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

I was among the evening's speakers, the other speaker included Michal Grayevsky (President of JCS Group and JCS International), Hon. Ronald S. Lauder (Owner of Jerusalem Capital Studios International), Fred Cohen (Chairman of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences), and Camille Bidermann (Executive Director at the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences).

UN Women For Peace Association's board members were also there to celebrate the evening: Rema DuPont, Valbona Neritani, Sharon Bush, and Nassrin Iromloo Zahehi.

At the event, JCS and the International Emmys announced a 10 year, $1.5 million commitment and the launch of the JCS International Young Creatives Award.

The event celebrated women and peace, recognizing that the arts have long unified communities and catalyzed conversation. In a year that has seen a particular focus on women and their global contributions, JCS International teamed up with the UNWFPA to honor women at the United Nations, an iconic symbol of peace and prosperity around the world.

For More About UN Women For Peace Association: https://www.unwomenforpeace.org/take-action