Melissa Fleming, author of ‘A Hope More Powerful Than The Sea’ in conversation with Maher Nasser, Acting Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, DPI.

The true story of a woman who risked everything for the promise of a safe future. This is the journey of Dooa Al Zamel told by Melissa Fleming, Head of Communications and Chief Spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR).   Ms. Fleming gives voice to the millions of people forcibly displaced from their homes. She sheds light on one of the most pressing humanitarian crises of our time and paints a vivid portrait of the triumph of the human spirit.

Location: United Nations Bookshop – GA Building Visitors’ Concourse

When: May 18th, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm.

The event is open to UN pass holders and visitors.For further information, please email at