Past Events

UN Book Club: And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

UNA Midpeninsula

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Join UNA Midpeninsula for an in-depth discussion on Khaled Hosseini's novel And the Mountains Echoed.  The UNA Midpeninsula Chapter hosts a Book Club focused on United Nations issues and related topics. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Jane Chai: (650) 566-1935 or email: janemc@writerite.com to get location information. 

Global Conflict Resolution World Refugee Day

UNA Chicago

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Join us to hear what Global Conflict Resolution Director, Sana'a Hussein, and her Committee have been up to. Also, find out how you can get involved in World Refugee Day and Dare's Advocacy Campaign! 

Coffee Talk Speaker's Series: Water Wisdom

UNA Pasadena

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
We are currently faced with decisions we must make regarding water.  We are challenged by the ongoing drought, radically depleted groundwater, and our own cultural biases. Perhaps a look at how water is used in other cultures may offer some valuable clues to improving our local systems and overcoming these persistent, contemporary difficulties with WATER.

Teaching the Holocaust & Genocide from a Global Perspective

United Nations Association of Connecticut

Friday, May 15, 2015
As part of an ongoing initiative to promote Human Rights Education in K-12 classrooms, the Dodd Center partnered with the UNESCO Chair & Institute to provide resources for teachers seeking to integrate human rights principles and outcomes into their curricula.  This one-day workshop will provide participants with expert guidance along with lesson resources and materials necessary to teaching the holocaust and genocide from a global perspective.

A Glimpse of Iran Today with a Special Emphasis on Women

UNA Rose Villa

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Join UNA Rose Villa for their special spring program highlighting special guest Charlann Boeschan, who has just returned from a 20-day trip to Iran.  She is the daughter of Charlotte Robinson, the Co-President of the Rose Villa Chapter.  This program will be in the Rose Villa Recreation Hall Classroom, 13505 SE River Rd, Milwaukie, and is free and open to the public.  Parking is limited due to major construction.  

Human Rights vs Foreign Policy Imperatives - A Look at State Dept. Operations

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Join the Human Rights Committee for a UNA-NCA members-only, off-the-record discussion with Dr. Wesley Reisser, Officer in the Department of State's International Organization (IO) Bureau's Office of Human Rights & Humanitarian Affairs.

Model UN Public Lecture Program: Monona Grove HS HNMUN Experience

UNA Dane County

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 * Madison Central Public Library * Room 301 * 7:00 - 8:30 pm
In February of this year, Monona Grove Social Studies teacher, Jeremy Wallace arrived in Washington DC with 12 of his Model UN students to attend one of the biggest Model UN conferences in the world. UNA/USA Dane County's May 12th program will be presented by the students who attended the three-day meetings. UNA/USA Dane County is pleased to have helped the students make the trip.

UNA Portland Spring Meeting

UNA Portland

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Join UNA Portland's Board of Directors to plan future activities will be in the Fireside Room at First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland.  All members and guests are welcome to attend and participate in the discussions. 

Kadir Has University Model United Nations Conference

Friday, May 8, 2015
Location: Kadir Has University, Cibali Campus, Istanbul, Turkey


Argentina, the Country in Crisis—Yet Again

UNA Sarasota-Manatee

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Join us for this special program. Ambassador James D. Walsh, former U. S. ambassador to Argentina, will speak on “Argentina, the Country in Crisis—Yet Again” to the United Nations Association-USA, Sarasota-Manatee Chapter. Ambassador Walsh’s remarks will range broadly over the 2000-2015 period covering topics from government crisis to everyday life in Argentina. The program will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2015, 5:30pm-7:00pm, at the Selby Library’s Geldbart Auditorium, 1331 First Street, Sarasota. A reception will follow the presentation.

Balkan Model United Nations

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Location: TBA, Saranda, Albania


Balkan MUN

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Location: Saranda, Albania


The Smile of the Child

United Nations Association of New York

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Join UNA-NY with special guest Costas Yannopoulos, chairman of THE SMILE OF THE CHILD, for a presentation and discussion about this ambitious Greek NGO which recently won the European Citizens Prize 2014 given by the European Parliament, for its work on promoting children's rights.  This phenominal discussion will be preceded by UNA-NY's Annual Meeting.

Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Lives

UNA San Diego

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Join our Young Professionals for a discussion on survivors of human trafficking in their daily efforts to reclaim their lives.

Remembering Rwanda

United Nations Association of Birmingham

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Join UNA Birmingham and Dr. Millicent Bolden of Samford University for an excitinga presentation by humanitarian aid worker, author, and activist - Carl Wilkens.

America's Special Relationship With Israel

UNA Frankfort

Monday, April 27, 2015
Please join UNA Frankfort for a special discussion on America's 'Special Relationship' With Israel, with special guest speaker Dr. Michael Cairo  

Poking a Stick at the Russian Bear: A Look at U.S.-Russian Tensions over Ukraine

United Nations Association of Nebraska

Monday, April 27, 2015
Please join UNA Nebraska for an exciting discussion on US-Russian relations, with special guest speaker Jerry Petr!

UN & U.S. State Department: Career Talk Luncheon

UNA San Diego

Monday, April 27, 2015
Have you ever thought of working for the U.S. State Department or even the United Nations?  Join UNA San Diego, for a discussion with State Department Representative Megan Mattson for an exciting discussion on new international oportunities!

Food Sustainability: Good Intentions, Unintended Consequences

United Nations Association of Orange County

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Please join UNA OC alongside special guest speaker Anuradha Prakash, Ph.D. to discuss the future of food stability.

UN 59th Commission on the Status of Women & Update on CEDAW

United Nations Association Kentucky Division

Saturday, April 25, 2015
You are Cordially Invited to join UNA's Kentucky Division, alongside UNA Frankfort & Louisville, to duscuss the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW.)  The event is free to the public and will include a panel of special guests!

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