International Women’s Day Celebration – March 8, 2014

Silicon Valley United Nations Association invites you to

International Women’s Day Celebration
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 2 pm
St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 20920 McClellan Rd., Cupertino CA 95014

Twenty Years On

Reflections on the 4th UN World Conference on Women, Beijing China 1995

Featuring Robin Abrams, Moderator

Panelists: C.J. Maupin, Betty Taylor, Sheila Brady, Nancy Keith Kelly

Silicon Valley UNA-USA

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Q&A session follows. Free and open to the public

Join the United Nations World Survey and Consultations November 2013

As the United Nations Millennium Development Goals end in 2015, the process of looking at the next decade’s most urgent issues has begun.  Help the United Nation assess what people like you are concerned about. Take the survey at http://www.myworldsurvey2015.org 

In addition to high level panel of experts taking on the post-Millennium Development Goals past 2015, and collecting your input, many members of civil society, including the chapters of the United Nations Association of the United States of America are holding Post MDG2015 consultations, called “The World We Want” to discuss the issues. Sixteen major themes have been identified and are part of the conversation. They are listed at the My World Survey.

Silicon Valley UNA-USA will be holding a “World We Want” post-MDG 2015 consultation or discussion Saturday, November 30, 2013, noon-2 pm in Cupertino California. The program is free, includes pizza lunch and is open to the public. RSVP is required by 11/28/13. To reserve a place, email to  svuna2012@gmail.com or phone Shirley 1 408 255-6559. More information is available on the chapter website, http://siliconvalleyina.vpweb.com 

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“The World We Want” – Post MDG Conversations On Our Most Urgent Issues 2015-2030

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Come join us for discussions on the world we want as the UN Millennium Development Goals expire. All the nations of the world agreed on these 8 goals which expire 2015. Find out if we’ve achieved them and where we go from there. see http://www.worldwewant2015.org
Location in Cupertino. RSVP required: svuna2012@gmail.com 408 255-6559
Saturday, November 30, 2013, noon-2 pm. Pizza Lunch served.

Seeking Peace and Safety at Home and Abroad.

P1000873Today, December 14, 2012, Silicon Valley United Nations Association chapter joins with all who are deeply saddened and dismayed by the most recent mass murder in our nation, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We ask prayers for comfort and peace for those closely affected by this tragedy. May all who seek peace at home and abroad diligently redouble our efforts.

UN Human Rights Day 2012

The rights of all people are guaranteed by the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, created in 1948 following World War II.

This year our UNA-USA chapter celebrates our launch and Human Rights Day on December 9.  If you’re in the area come join us. Details at http://siliconvalleyuna.vpweb.com

Learn more about Human Rights Day at this  link: http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/