World Bulletin

February 23, 2012



More than 850 Members and Guests Join UNA-USA for Members’ Day at the UN
More than 40 Chapters hosted events across the country honoring women’s political, economic, and social contributions to the world on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Additionally, Executive Director, Patrick Madden announced the launch of the association’s first affinity group, UNA Women.


Patrick Madden

From the Executive Director

A Woman's Worth
by Patrick Madden

A few weeks from now, on March 8, the world will celebrate International Women’s Day to honor women’s political, economic, and social contributions to the world.  Read More >


Updates from UNA-USA

in-district-wb-febSchedule In-District Advocacy Meetings Feb. 18-29

Nationwide Conference Call Wrap-up: The UN’s Role in Sustainable Development

What to Watch at the UN Human Rights Council

Save the Date: UNA-USA Annual Meeting


Highlights from The Interdependent

syria-300-wb-febSyrian Refugees Stream into Lebanon's North

EU Offers Green Road Map for Rio, but Detours Lie Ahead

Warnings of Food Crisis on Africa’s Two Coasts

Qadhafi’s Legacy Casts a Dark Shadow over the Sahel

Small Interventions, Big Gains in Liberia's Fight Against Malaria


From the UNA-USA Chapters

Daniel Sullivan Blog Post: The United States Must Continue to Fully Fund the United Nations and Congress Must Oppose H.R. 2829

NCA Intern Explores Fairy Tales and Gender Stereotypes

Davis Chapter Raises $13,000 for UNICEF

UN Foundation News

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Featured on CNN

The Million Moms Challenge Announces Winner of “Imagine Me & You” Photo Contest

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner Applauds United Nations Secretary-General's Five-year Vision