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BookTalkUNA - "The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches From Syria"

UNA New York Chapter

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Join UNA-USA New York for an evening with Janine di Giovanni — meet and hear a great writer who has been called "one of the finest foreign correspondents of our generation" share her experience about what it takes to cover a war — and why she has to do it.

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Annual Meeting 2016

UNA Westchester Chapter

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Please join us for UNA-Westchester's Annual Meeting 2016. Our keynote speaker is Former Ambassador of Vanuatu, H. E. Robert Van Lierop, the first chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS). Ambassador Van Lierop has lectured internationally on “The Rising Challenge of the Sea” and has served as a leader in UN efforts to confront the challenge of climate change for over three decades. He will address “UN leadership in achieving a climate change agreement."
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The UN at the Crossroads

UNA-NCA

Friday, April 29, 2016
A Discussion of the Decisions and Dilemmas facing the Incoming Secretary General
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From the Arab Spring to Human Trafficking: What Must Be Done.

UNA Frankfort Chapter

Monday, April 25, 2016
Racha Haffar, currently a Fulbright Scholar teaching at the University of Kentucky, will address the Frankfort Chapter of the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) on Monday, April 25, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort at 6:30 p.m.
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Human Rights Conference

UNA Tampa Bay Chapter

Saturday, April 23, 2016
UNA-Tampa Bay is partnering with the University of Tampa to host their 5th annual human rights conference. This day long event will bring together academics, community advocates, and non-governmental organizations, among others. More information to be announced.

Tampa Bay Model United Nations Conference

UNA Tampa Bay Chapter

Friday, April 22, 2016
If you have ever wondered where our fundraising event dollars go to, look no further than Model United Nations.  Our chapter is proud to partner with the USF Model United Nations Team in organizing two Model UN Conferences for our Tampa Bay Area Students.  The November 13th conference was an enormous success with 196 students attending.  The April 22, 2016 Model United Nations Conference provides yet another opportunity for our middle and high school students to engage in global issues and learn valuable skills.
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Understanding Russia Today: A UN Perspective

UNA Connecticut Chapter

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Dr. Sergi Kambalov, a Russian economist and expert on Russia, who served at the UN for 21 years, will explore current complex issues and their present contentious unfolding. Following Dr. Kambalov's lecture, foreign policy students from Shepaug Valley High School and Marvelwood School will each offer presentations. The students, including Bianca Getzel, on of Gunn Memorial Library's pages, will represent and speak as Ambassadors from diferent from different countries to the UN Security Council and will try to expose their nations' view on Russia today.

Program begins at 2:00pm EST.

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Spring 2016 Young Professionals' Career Dinners

United Nations Association of the National Capital Area

Saturday, April 16, 2016

UNA-NCA invites you to save the date for the spring 2016 installment of its signature Young Professionals' Career Dinner Series!  This semi-annual event brings together young professionals with experts in their chosen fields, to discuss career paths, share personal stories, and network. The evening begins with a networking reception at the United Nations Foundation, followed by separate topical dinners at UNF and at private homes in the DC Metro Area. Each dinner features distinguished speakers who will answer attendees' questions and offer advice based on experience in the industry.

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UNA GM: Luncheon & Reception

United Nations Association of Greater Milwaukee

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Milwaukee will have a world class speaker at our April 9 luncheon to honor the four centenarian UNA members. Chris Whatley serves as Executive Director of the United Nations Association of the United States. He leads the UNA's national staff in Washington and New York, and heads up the association's efforts to increase membership, advocate on behalf of the UN and UN causes, and educating the next generation of UN supporters in the U.S. through the UNA's Global Classrooms Model UN program.

Save the Date – April 9, 2016
UNA of Greater Milwaukee luncheon honoring: Charlotte Bleistein, Minnie Frew, Richard Franz and Joan Robertson.


Children on the Run: UNICEF’s Work in Syria

UNA San Fernando Valley Chapter

Sunday, April 3, 2016
Join UNA San Fernando Valley for their 2016 Speaker Series, with special guest Cambria Findley-Grubb, Community Engagement Fellow, Los Angeles, U.S. Fund for UNICEF (AKA the United Nations Children's Fund.) Come and hear what UNICEF is doing to help the thousands of children who have been adversely affected by the civil war in Syria. This is an opportunity to learn firsthand what it being done on the ground and to lend your support. We hope you will join us!
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United Nations Fair

United Nations Association San Fernando Valley Chapter

Friday, April 1, 2016
The United Nations Fair is an amazing festival showcasing the incredible diversity we have at Carpenter Charter School!  Families volunteer to represent their countries with displays that include food, games, and activities.  Children will get 'pasports' which they have stamped as they visit different tables.  Kids can wear traditional clothes to school that day.
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Kevin M. Kennedy: Syrian Crisis Update

UNA San Diego

Thursday, March 31, 2016
The U.N. Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syrian Crisis, Kevin Kennedy is visiting the local United Nations Association of San Diego (UNA-USA San Diego) on March 31st, 2016. U.N. Assistant Secretary-General Kennedy has chosen San Diego as the place to share with members of UNA-USA San Diego about the ongoing UN efforts in addressing the Syrian refugee crisis.
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Human Rights Violation: A lecture seminar by Mr. David Hawk

UNA Tampa Bay Chapter

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
UNA Tampa Bay is proud to announce USF St. Petersburg will host Mr. David Hawk to present a lecture on “Documenting and Reporting Human Rights Violation: Case Studies of North Korean Refugees in South Korea and Refugees in Rwanda and Cambodia” on March 29th, 2016 at 6:00 pm at Poynter Corner, Library of USF St. Petersburg.

UNAFF Traveling Film Festival: DC Environmental Film Festival

United Nations Association Film Festival

Monday, March 21, 2016
See the DC premiere of UNAFF's stunning documentary Stink during the 24th Annual Environmental Film Festival (March 15th - 26th, 2016.)
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Annual Meeting & Luncheon

UNA Maine

Saturday, March 19, 2016
UNA Maine invites you to attend our Annual Meeting & Luncheon, alongside special guest speaker Matthew P. Ward.  Together we will dicuss UNHCR's perspective on the ongoing refugee crisis.
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Women's Responses to Water Crisis in the U.S. and Abroad

UNA Southern New York Division

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Join UNA Southern New York Division, in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha, for an in-depth discussion on the water crises occuring around the world and in our own neighboring states.
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Business Leadership in Climate Change and Sustainable Development

United Nations Association of Greater Milwaukee

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Join UNA Greater Milwaukee, and special guest speaker Clay Nesler (Vice President, Global Energy & Sustainability, Johnson Controls) for an informative discusson on the role of the private sector in Climate Change & Sustainable Development efforts.
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UNA-NY Screening the Issues: Mustang

United Nations Association of New York

Friday, March 11, 2016
In honor of International Womens Day, we are delighted to present Deniz Gamze Ergüven's debut film MUSTANG — a powerful, Academy Award- nominated portrait of female empowerment.
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International Women's Day Program: The Current Refugee Crisis and its Impact on Human Trafficking

United Nations Association of Connecticut

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
The flow of refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries has led to the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. The desperate circumstances faced by an ever-increasing number of refugees, particularly women and children, make them prime targets for human trafficking. The demand for a viable global solution which restores dignity and hope to the lives of those affected has never been greater.  
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International Women's Day

UNA Westchester

Saturday, March 5, 2016
UNA-USA Westchester, the Yonkers Public Library, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Invite you to celebrate INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2016: “Women’s Political Empowerment: Cracking the Glass Ceiling.”
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