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The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program is Now Welcoming Applications!

  The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is now accepting applications for the 2019 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program at www.rangelprogram.org!     The Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the 2019 Fellowship. The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a U.S. Department of State program, administered by Howard University, that seeks to attract and…
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Become a Global Goals Ambassador

 UNA Chicago Chapter is looking for Global Goals Ambassadors to support the Sustainable Development Goals throughout 2018!     Benefits of Being a Global Goals Ambassador: Opportunity to serve as a brand ambassador for the Global Goals and UNA Chicago Recognition as a Global Goals Ambassador on UNA Chicago website and other social media outlets…
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Global Goals & Young Professionals Mixer Aug 2nd

  We’re very excited to announce the young professionals and global goals mixer and networking event in August. The idea came about when we realized that a large group of our members were graduating college or have recently done so. Because of this, this event is geared towards young professionals, and how they fit into…
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National Summit in DC 2018

Thanks to the UNA-USA network, the 2018 UNA-USA Leadership Summit was a resounding success! With over 500 attendees from 46 states including the District of Columbia, this year’s Summit was the largest convening to date. For three incredible days, UNA members heard from notable speakers . These speakers included Thomas Pickering, U.S. Ambassador to the…
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UNA-Chicago World Refugee Day

In 2017 alone, every 2 seconds someone was forced to flee their home due to war, violence, or persecution. That equals 68.5 million people. To put that number in terms that might be easier to grasp, that means 44,000 people per day –ordinary people like you and me – were forced to leave everything behind…
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World Refugee Day Event

UNA-Chicago Honors World Refugee Day Date and Time Wed, June 20, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM CDT Location Athena’s Restaurant 212 South Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60661 Description Join UNA- Chicago for a fun-filled evening at Athena’s Restaurant supporting Adopt-A-Future. 100% of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Adopt-A-Future. Adopt-A-Future is…
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Human Rights Day: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70!

Happy Birthday to The Universal Declaration of Human Rights! Learn about this significant document, your rights, and how to empower others.

Universal Children’s Day 2017

To celebrate this year’s Universal Children’s Day, UNICEF invited children from around the world taking over key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted on November 20th. “From Auckland to Amman and from New York to N’Djamena, we want children…
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World Science Day 2017

Today, the complexity of the world’s issues goes beyond the framework of a single discipline. Sciences, technology and innovation provide key answers to build peace and bolster sustainable development. We need more integrated science to strengthen water management, to ensure the sustainable use of the ocean, to protect ecosystems and biodiversity, to tackle climate change and…
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Annual Meeting 2017

2017 has been a successful year for UNA Chicago programming and chapter growth.  To celebrate, we gathered with fellow global citizens at our Annual Meeting over appetizers as we highlighted our work and reviewed our goals for next year.