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5th Intergenerational Model United Nations - Oct. 10

You're Invited!

5th Intergenerational 
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



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

Annual Disarming Tea Luncheon -Sat. May 17, 2014,11:30 am

Disarming Tea Luncheon 
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:30 am-1:30 pm 
SVUNA President’s Garden Home 
 20644 Nancy Ct. Cupertino CA 95014  

Can We Find Hope in Resisting this War Making Empire? 
Featuring Susan S. Crane  

Susan has been a war tax resister and war resister most of her life. She has taught children in Ukiah, California as a teacher and director of a child care program. While raising her own children, she questioned how we, as a nation, could kill children in other countries by our war making.

Human Rights Day Events December 10, 2013

Human Rights Day Celebrations December 10, 2013SVUNA President: Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7:42 AMSave the Date: Human Rights Day events: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Noon- 1 pm. Flag Raising Ceremony to celebrate Human RIghts Day. Hosted by Santa Clara County Supervisor Don Cortese, Office of Human Relations, Human Relations Commission and Silicon Valley UNA-USA. At County McEntee Plaza/Breezeway, 70 W. Hedding St., San Jose, CA.  The USA and UN Flag will be raised. Speakers, music, refreshments and copies of UNDHR (United Nations Declaration of Human Rights) will be distributed.

World We Want - Conversations PostMDG 2015-2030

Come join this global conversation in your own neighborhood.  UN Secretary General has asked all of us, public voices, nonprofits, civil society, what are the most urgent issues our world faces after the UN Millennium Development Goals end in 2015. Find out if we've achieve or failed to reach these MDGs. Tell us where you think the most urgent issues we face. We need your input. For background go to www.worldwewant2015.org

Discussion will be led by our SVUNA GenUN Youth leaders. They are our future but we can help shape the direction and focus.

Human Rights Day Celebrations December 10, 2013

Save the Date: Human Rights Day events: 

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Noon- 1 pm. Flag Raising Ceremony to celebrate Human RIghts Day. Hosted by Santa Clara County Supervisor Don Cortese, Office of Human Relations, Human Relations Commission and Silicon Valley UNA-USA. At County McEntee Plaza/Breezeway, 70 W. Hedding St., San Jose, CA.  The USA and UN Flag will be raised. Speakers, music, refreshments and copies of UNDHR (United Nations Declaration of Human Rights) will be distributed. Free and open to public.

UN Peace Day Brunch Program with Dr. Sharat G. Lin

Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace 

Dr. Sharat G. Lin
"Global Peace & Social Justice: The Future of the UN"

Brunch Program: 
Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 
9:45 am-noon
Church of the Valley, 400 N. Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara CA

Free & open to the Public. 
Suggested Donation $5-20
Benefits 
San Jose Peace & Justice Ctr
Silicon Valley UNA-USA
sanjosepeace.org          http://siliconvalleyuna.vpweb.com

Contact: Shirley 408 255-6559 svuna2012@gmail.
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