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Human Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month in the USA
 
UN Office on Drugs & Crime focuses on human trafficking and migrant smuggling. View website at UNODC.org

Human trafficking is the acquisition of people by improper means such as force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them. Smuggling of migrants involves the procurement for financial or other material benefit of illegal entry of a person into a State of which that person is not a national or resident. Virtually every country in the world is affected by these crimes.

GenUN Youth Launch Party Saturday,March 28, 2015

Middle and High Schoolers and College Students

You're invited to our GenUN Youth Launch Party

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10 am
SVUNA President's home:
20644 Nancy Ct. Cupertino CA 

Help make your world a better place for all. Support the United Nations for a just and livable world. First project: 7th Annual Cupertino Earth Day. 

Contact: SVUNA Shirley Kinoshita svuna2012@gmail.com or Pinky Mukherjee pinkyminko@gmail.com

"Empowering Women" International Women's Day Program

Empowering Women 
with Maja Marjanovic & Erin Keeley

International Women's Day

Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2 pm

St. Jude's Episcopal Church
20920 McClellan Rd. Cupertino CA

International Women's Day is a United Nations Observance and a national holiday in many couinties, but not in the USA.  UN Women was created in 2011 from four separate women's agencies, and headed by an Undersecretary-General.  This program celebrates the role of women and highlights issues and future possibilities.

Holday Peace Fair 2014



Holiday Peace Fair
Saturday, December 6, 2014
11 am- 4 pm
Campbell United Methodist Church
1675 Winchester Blvd, Campbell CA
VTA Bus routes 60 & 82 
Holiday Gifts. Chldren's Activities
Entertainment. Lunch & Desserts
Donation $2 at door
Benefits San Jose Peace &Justice Ctr.
Cosponsors: 
SJ Peace & Justice Ctr. www.sanjosepeace.org
 Silicon Valley UNA-USA http://siliconvalleyuna.vpweb.com
WILPF San Jose www.wilpfsanjose.org

More info: 408 779-4647

























Books for Zambia

Books for Zambian Women & Children   

Silicon Valley United Nations Association is collecting used book until May 18, 2014 to benefit Zambian Women & Children.

We need nonfiction books in good clean condition. Recent editons & paperbacks preferred.  Please bring books by May 18 to SVUNA President’s Home, 20644 Nancy Ct., Cupertino CAThank you.   

Your donations will benefit Zambians like my friends, Edina & Chipo Longwe from Lukasa, Zambia, Africa.

Edina was a overseas student majoring in Business at DeAnza College in Cupertino and Oregon State University.

UNICEF Children Helping Children Opportunities

UNICEF – How Children are Helping Children  
WHEN:Sat. March 22, 11:30 am-1:30 pm.   

WHAT/WHO:Helen Liang, UNICEF Global Citizen Fellow, provides overview of UNICEF’s education and advocacy projects. Special focus on Youth’s Role in Water Crisis.March 22 is UN World Water Day.Seeunwater.org/worldwaterday/home/en   Local middle-school and high-school youth discuss their UNICEF and UN campaigns and projects.   

WHERE:SVUNA President Shirley Lin Kinoshita’s home, 20644 Nancy Ct.
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