Tag: Education

UNA Chicago

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.

United Nations 72nd Session of the General Assembly

The General Debate opens today and continues through September 25th with the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.

Global Peace Picnic 2017

Our third annual collaboration with the City of Chicago’s World Music Festival and commemorating the UN International Day of Peace.

“An Inconvenient Sequel” Film Screening and Reception

About “An Inconvenient Sequel“ In the follow up to An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore continues his tireless fight traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant – as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never…
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Give the Globe a Shot

“You only have to care about one thing for it to be your platform. For you to make change.” – Karen Olivio “You have to be courageous enough to say “this is what I believe” and encourage those to have the conversation, but to also listen.” – Jonathan Kirkland Six members of the Chicago cast…
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Meet Samantha Ware: Actress & Advocate

Meet Samantha Ware. On stage, she plays Peggy in Chicago’s Hamilton production. Off stage, she’s an advocate for the Global Goals.