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08 November 2019
Full Coverage of UN Month 2019

UNA-NCA celebrated the United Nations' 74th Anniversary this year focusing on the theme "Our Planet.  Our Future."  Three events were hosted in honor of the organization, beginning on October 8th with the annual Eleanor Roosevelt Happy Hour, celebrating the former First Lady and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  We then hosted UN Environment Program Executive Director Inger Andersen for a convesation with Center for Climate and Energy Solutions President Robert Perciasepe, moderated by the UN Foundation's Managing Director for Climate and Energy, Ryan Hobert.  Finally, UNA-NCA concluded UN Month with a discussion on "The UN and Human Rights in 2019" featuring keynote remarks by UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour, followed by a discussion with Ambassador Keith Harper (ret.), former U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Human Rights Council, and Ambassador Sarah Mendelson, former U.S. Permanent Representative to ECOSOC.

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October 8 - Eleanor Roosevelt Happy Hour


October 18 - Our Planet.  Our Future


October 28 - The UN and Human Rights in 2019