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UN Day Gala

United Nations Association Houston

Thursday, October 23, 2014
The UNA Houston will hold its annual UN Day Gala at The Junior League of Houston. Honorees will be Ambassador Edward Djerejian (former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Jordan, now Director of the Baker Institute for International Studies), and Mr. Vincent Maggio, UN advocate and philanthropist. Guest speaker will be Mr. Dujarric, spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General.

When: Tuesday October 23rd, 2014

Time: 6:00 PM Reception, 7:00 PM Dinner Program

Where: The Junior League of Houston
               1811 Briar Oaks Lane
               Houston, TX 77027

Tickets can be purchased online at www.unahouston.org  or by contacting the UNA Houston office (832) 448-0538.
Please note that all tickets must be purchased prior to October 15th due to limited seating.  Individual tickets cost $75 for UNA Members and $100 for Non-Members.  Table sponsorship opportunities are also available. 

UN peacekeeping: building peace after hostilities cease

UNA Brooklyn

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Join UNA Brooklyn for a spectacular panel discussion on the critical components of successful UN peacekeeping operations: Christopher O'Donnell, a program officer with the UN Department of Peacekeeping, DDR section, with ten years of very recent field experience in DDR operations; Professor Mark Ungar from Brooklyn College, who has published extensively on post-conflict, multilateral efforts with a focus on Central America. 
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UN Expert to Address Crisis in Iraq, Syria at UN Day Program

Connecticut Chapter

Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Deputy Director of the United Nations Middle East and West Asia Division, Darko Mocibob, will speak on "The Current Crisis in Iraq and Syria" at Norwalk Community College (NCC). The program takes place on Thursday, Oct. 23rd in the GenRe Forum on the NCC East campus, 188 Richards Avenue, at 11:30 a.m.  The public is invited and there is no charge.
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UN Day

UNA San Fernando Valley

Monday, October 20, 2014
“Seeding the Middle East with an educational philosophy that embraces life, learning, the arts, the earth and all the children” is the mission of the interfaith nonprofit, reGeneration founded by Shepha Schneirsohn Vainstein.  What better way to commemorate United Nations Day, the premiere international organization created to put an end to conflict around the world.
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Spotlight on UNICEF

UNA Milwaukee

Sunday, October 19, 2014
Join UNA Milwaukee to celebrate and honor the 69th anniversary of the United Nations!
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My First MUN Training Conference

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Location: George C. Marshall High School, Falls Church, VA

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Into the Blue: The State of our Oceans and the Role of the UN

UNA-Georgetown

Saturday, October 18, 2014
On Thursday, September 18th

Discussion from 5:30 to 6:30 PM

Mortara Center for International Studies

3600 N Street NW, Washington D.C.

Reception to follow

 
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Young Professionals Career Dinner Series

United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA)

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Join us for the Fall 2014 Career Dinner Series - one evening could launch your international career.

The International Career Dinner Series is a signature, annual event inviting young professionals to engage with Washington's top professionals in their chosen field. The event begins with a networking reception at the UN Foundation followed by topical dinners held in private homes throughout the DC Metro Area. Each dinner features distinguished speakers who will share their stories, answer your questions, and offer advice based on their experiences in the industry.

Thank you to UN Federal Credit Union for being a proud sponsor of this event!
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UN Day Awards Banquet

Greater Birmingham Chapter

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Location: At the Club Atop Red Mountain in the Ballroom, Birmingham, AL

The statewide observance of United Nations Day will bring together civic leaders, international educators, and outstanding students to engage in the discussion of events taken right from today’s headlines.
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Reflections on Peace: A Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha Communal Dinner Celebration

United Nations Association of the USA Southern New York State Division

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
UNA-SNY Young Professionals present: Reflections on Peace a Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha Communal Dinner Celebration.
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The Threats and Costs of Getting the Facts: A Review of Journalism Safety

United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
UNA-NCA’s Peace and Security Committee and The Pulitzer Center invite you to an expert panel discussion on the threats modern journalists face chasing the story.  Featuring speacial guest speakers: George Papagiannis, External Relations and Information Officer – UNESCO’s Washington Liaison Office; Tom Hundley, Senior Editor - Pulitzer Center; and Mesfin Erko - Former Radio Journalist and Torture Survivor representing the Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition.
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Sustainable Development Committee Meeting

United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA)

Monday, October 13, 2014

The UNA NCA Sustainable Development Committee is seeking new members!  We are excited to invite all new and existing members and non-members to our open committee meeting - come learn about ways to get involved and volunteer!


We will brainstorm topics and ideas for upcoming programming in areas of economic, environmental and social justice sustainability - specifically best practices and the future of sustainable development in Information and Communication Technologies, Climate Change, Gender, and Law and how they tie back to the Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals.
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Hike to Help Refugees - Nebraska

Nebraska Chapter

Saturday, October 11, 2014
 In response to the great explosion in refugee numbers in places like Iraq and Syria and South Sudan, the United Nations Association of Nebraska, with support from many Lincoln Churches and organizations, is asking people of all ages in Lincoln to join in a Hike to Help Refugees.
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Climate Change: A Persistent and Ever New Frontier

Connecticut Chapter

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Join UNA Connecticut for a discussion the most recent Climate Summit at the UN.
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HWUMUN Dubai 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Location: Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus, Dubai

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Happy Hour - A Toast to Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday

United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA)

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Eleanor Roosevelt was a staunch advocate for the United Nations in her role as delegate to the General Assembly. Join our Human Rights Committee for a happy hour and toast to her birthday!

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Rwanda’s Recovery Through Reconstructed Families

Connecticut Chapter

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Join our Connecticut Chapter for a lecture on the Rwanda Youth Healing Center.
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America's Role in the World Matters to Arizona

US Global Leadership Coalition

Monday, October 6, 2014
Join Michael M. Crow, President of Arizona State University, with guest speakers Shelly Esque and Rajiv for a luncheon discussion on the shared role of academia, business and government in building a better safer world.
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UNA-Southern Illinois Congressional Potluck Dinner

UNA-Southern Illinois

Monday, October 6, 2014
UNA-USA of Southern Illinois will host a meeting and potluck dinner featuring special guest speaker Congressman William L. Enyart U.S. Representative (112th Congressional District) on the United Nations.
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Is the United Nations Still Relevant?

United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA)

Sunday, October 5, 2014
When: Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 10:00 am

Where: Chalice House, Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Speaker: Chris Whatley, Executive Director, United Nations Association of the United States of America

Introdution by: Ambassador Donald T. Bliss (Retired), President, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area
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