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UN faithful

india Updated: Nov 06, 2009 17:59 IST
Damini Purkayastha
Damini Purkayastha
Hindustan Times
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What
The celebration of United Nations Day on October 23. The evening also marked the International year of Natural Fibres 2009 and had artisans display wares made of sustainable fibres.

Where
United Nations Lawns, Lodhi Estate

Who
The evening was attended by several ambassadors, UN officials and diplomats. UN Resident Coordinator Patrice Coeur-Bizot spoke about the UN’s committment towards the development of local textiles. Also at the event were danseuse Geeta Chandran, Seher’s Sanjeev Bhargava and Director, UN Information Centre for India Shalini Dewan, among several others.