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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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.

http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/futurewewant.html

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 http://blogs.un.org/blog/2012/11/02/how-unhq-fared-during-hurricane-sandy/

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