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 email@example.com or phone Shirley 1 408 255-6559. More information is available on the chapter website, http://siliconvalleyina.vpweb.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 408 255-6559
Saturday, November 30, 2013, noon-2 pm. Pizza Lunch served.
On February 14 (Valentine’s Day), people around the world are asked to dance and rally in support of ending violence against women. One in three women experience violence and rape. This has to end. See our November 2012 on this subject.
Today, 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.
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/
USA wants to shift UN climate proceedings from UN track to economic forum run by major corporate polluters. Read about this in the latest issue of the Guardian:
Contact your Congressperson to say this is wrong way to go.