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

408 255-6559

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


SVUNA supports the One Billion Rising campaign

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.

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

Learn more about Human Rights Day at this  link:


Sustainable Development: The Future We Want

Just published, the working document from the June 2012 Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or economic development.

Most of the nations of the world have met and agreed to support these principles which reaffirm the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNDHR) and Millenium Development Goals (MDG). Check out the UNDHR and MDG on the web, if you’re not familiar with them.Image


UN Headquarters Update after Hurricane Sandy

Thank you for following our blog. News of UN HQ posted on

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Have a Great Day! Love squeaks from Silicon Valley Sam



UN World Food Programme

Silicon Valley Sam searching for food. What is the UN World Food Program and who benefits and who contributes? Find out at these links:


SVUNA Chapter Certification from UNA/BWF

SVUNA Chapter Certification from UNA/BWF

SVUNA President Shirley Lin Kinoshita received Chapter Certification plaque from Jordie Hannum, Director Better World Campaign on October 20, 2012 in Cupertino, California