United Nations Association-USA
A Little Known History of Advocacy & Action
You're invited to a free community program to find out more about the United Nations Association-USA. Co-hosted by MidPeninsula and Silicon Valley UNA chapters.
More than ever we need advocates for the United Nations international humanitarian, human rights and peace efforts. Find out more about us at this event.
You're invited to our UN Day event.
United Nations Day Celebration
Saturday, October 24, 2015, 2 pm
St. Jude's Episcopal Church -Classroom 5
20920 McClellan Rd., Cupertino CA
Speaker: Micah Spangler
Model United Nations
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
9 am-6 pm
Univ. of California, Berkeley CA
LOCATION: University of California, Berkeley Ca (exact location pending)
REGISTRATION: Pre-Registerfor $30 until Sept. 25
After Sept. 25, $35
Price includes: fees, materials, breakfast, lunch
REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE AT: www.igmun.org
COMMITTEE TOPICS: Peace & Security, Global Health, Human Rights, Women's Rights, Climate Change, Internet Security, Post2015 Development, Security Council.
Peace Forum 2014
Forging Peace & Human Security:
From Aspiration to Action
"How Can Love, Compassion & Empathy Transform
Values & Behavior to Achieve Peace?"
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1:30 pm-5:00 pm
St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Avenue, Berkeley
Speakers:Victor Kazanjian, Exec. Director, United Religious Initiatives
Kazu Haga, East Point Peace Academy,
Riess Potterveld, Press. Graduate Theological Union,
Samina Sundas, Exec. Director, American Muslim Voice
From UNA USA San Francisco Chapter President Pablo Castro
Time to Unite Again for Peace
I am sure that as you read
these lines you would agree with me that the world needs more than a little
help when it comes to peace on the planet.
I am usually very optimistic
when it comes to trying diplomacy rather than weapons, but from what I see and
read about the Middle East, Ukraine, Russia, Africa, United States, it seems
that diplomatic efforts are not having any meaningful effects lately.
Become a country's delegate to the United Nations! This United Nations Association annual conference is for all ages interested in finding out how to work together to resolve the world's urgent issues. Location: San Francisco State University. Cost is $30, after Sept. 15, $35. Register online now at www.igmun.org
Silicon Valley UNA's Paula Rochelle, is the conference leader. Email or phone her to find out more about IGMUN, arrange carpool: email@example.com 408 255-4379. REGISTER TODAY!
You are invited to celebration United Nations Day! Thursday, October 24, 2013, 7 pm.
Teresa Cox, Trade Advisor to the Obama Administration, with extensive community and business experience, speaks about International Trade, Current Issues and Trends. Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave., Cupertino CA 95014. Free and open to the public.
Disarming Tea Party
Saturday May 18, 2013
11:30 am-1:30 pm
Home of Raging Granny Shirley
1 408 255-6559
Hosted by Women's International League for Peace & Freedom (San Jose Branch) and Silicon Valley UNA-USA.
Enjoy delectable tea savories & sweets with tea.
Connecting International nuclear disarmament activities (see http://wilpfinternational.org) with local efforts.
Presentation by leaders of Lockheed Vigil in Sunnyvale CA. See www.wevigil.org
Cost $20. Checks made out to WILPF San Jose.
Our local chapter supported and celebrated Earth Day at local Earth Day events. Thank you to our volunteers at the 2013 Cupertino Earth & Arbor Day festival.
Our membership is growing daily as we share the mission of the United Nations among our fellow Americans to end the scourge of war and work for harmony among nations. Volunteers at events like this and programs make our efforts possible.
To join Silicon Valley UNA-USA online and pay by credit card, go to www.unausa.org/join
To join SVUNA-USA by mail, ask us for a membership form and pay by check.
"Billions of people are vulnerable to water scarcity and deteriorating water quality. What's the solution? Step up water cooperation!
This winter of February 2013 a record snowstorm hit much of the Northeast region of North America. It reminded me of the 1979 blizzard that paralyzed much of the middle of this continent.