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28 September 2013

Advocacy Training for Maryland Residents

Come learn the "how-to's" of advocacy and current issues related to the UN

UNA-NCA is offering an advocacy training session led by UNA-NCA VP of Advocacy Melissa Kaplan, and a special guest from the UN Foundation’s Better World Campaign.  The session will cover both the “how-to’s” of advocacy as well as some current, substantive issues related to the UN.  Participants will gain an understanding of how to approach advocacy conversations and some go-to information to share with their District’s representatives.

When: September 28, 2013
                 1:30 – 3:30 pm.

Where: Silver Spring Civic Center,
                  Suite 201, 1 Veterans Pl
                  Silver Spring, MD 20910

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21 September 2013

Peace on Earth: The Shift into Oneness

Join the UNA-NCA and the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy for a global meditation celebration honoring the 2013 UN International Day of Peace. 

When: September 21, 2013
                10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Where: West Lawn, United States Capitol
                  East Capitol Street NE
                  Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
  • John W. McDonald, US Ambassador (ret.)
  • Barbara Marx Hubbard, Founder of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution

US Ambassador (ret.) John W. McDonald, originating founder of the UN International Day of Peace will open the day's ceremonies. Barbara Marx Hubbard, Founder of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution, will give an exclusive keynote address via webcast to those on the Capitol's West Lawn.

Peace on Earth: The Shift into Oneness is an inter-faith, inter-belief, inter-path event that will include talks, blessings, prayer, music, dance, chanting, and meditation.

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17 September 2013

US Priorities at the 68th UN General Assembly

Join UNA-NCA, UNA-USA, the State Department, and the Better World Campaign for this lunch and panel discussion

For 68 years, the annual opening of the UN General Assembly has served to focus global attention on pressing issues and enduring challenges. This year’s General Assembly will convene with the member states, including the US. They will prepare their delegations for high-level diplomacy on matters related to development, peace and security issues, regional conflicts including Syria, human rights, climate change, the state of multilateral diplomacy, Post-2015 agenda, and a more effective UN system. This briefing is cosponsored by Congressman Mark Meadows and Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s offices.

When: September 17, 2013
                 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Where
:  Capitol Visitors Center
                   Room HVC 201 A & B
                   Washington, D.C.

Special Guests:
  •  Barbara Lee, California's 13th District, US House of Representatives
  • Mark Meadows, North Carolina's 11th District, US House of Representatives
  • Dean Pittman, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, US Department of State

Moderator:
  • Kathy Calvin, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Nations Foundation 

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24 July 2013

Breaking into International Careers

Presented by UNA-NCA and the Young Professionals program

When:  July 24th

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.               

Where: Kenney Auditorium at SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Panelists: 

  • Mike Beard, Executive Director, United Nations Foundation Advocacy and Global Health Director, Better World Campaign (BWC)
  • Will Davis, Director, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Washington Representational Office
  • Celia Richa, Senior International Policy Advocate, Futures Without Violence

Moderator: Brooke Loughrin, US Youth Observer to the United Nations

Please register to attend.

Event Ticket Prices:
$15 for UNA-NCA Members
$25 for UNA-NCA Non-Members
$10 for Student Members
$15 for Student Non-Members

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18 July 2013

Social Justice and Corporate Social Responsibility Happy Hour

Presented by UNA-NCA's Sustainable Development Committee and the YP Asia-Pacific Committee

When: July 18th
                 6:00 - 8:00 p.m

Where: James Hoban's Pub
                  1 Dupont Cir NW, Washington, DC 20036
 
Join us for a networking happy hour at the 100% wind-powered James Hobans' Pub. This happy hour is for those interested in social justice and corporate social responsibility. Happy hour deals will be extended until 8 p.m. for those who have RSVP'ed. Please register to attend.

Sarah Glenn, an accomplished recruiter at TRAK Services, will be at the happy hour to give advice and answer questions regarding our chosen topics. Throughout her two-year tenure she has helped hundreds of individuals find both permanent and temporary positions in countless industries from non-profits and associations to major DC businesses and corporations.  She works with these individuals to design intentional career moves and coaches on resume and interview techniques.  In order to reach a broader audience, Sarah also shares career, networking, and job searching advice through her top read blog on Cloture Club and hosts events through Beers and Careers.  Sarah is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Dickinson College.   





26 June 2013

YP Asia-Pacific Committee Meeting

Addressing the Committee plans for the fall

When: June 26th
                 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Where: 1023 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington DC 20005

Agenda:

6:00 - 6:10 Introductions
6:20 Announcements (including upcoming events)
6:35 Discussion of the upcoming fall event
6:50 Discussion of the career dinner in October
7:00 Q&A and closing remarks

Please register to attend. 



25 June 2013

Achieving Women's Potential in the World

Overcoming the Barrier of Human Rights Issues
Presented by UNA-NCA's Human Rights Commitee

When: June 25th
                 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (Light refreshments will be provided)

Metro: Dupont Circle

Panelists: 
    • Manon DeFelice, JD, Executive Director & General Counsel of the AHA Foundation
    • Dr. Alaka Basu, Senior Fellow, UN Foundation
      • Saba Ghori, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Global Women’s Issues, State Department
      • Layli Miller-Muro, Founder and Executive Director, Tahirih Justice Center

    Moderator:
     
    Karen Mulhauser, Past President, UNA-NCA

          $10 for Members
          $20 for Non-Members

    Please register to attend.
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    07 June 2013

    UNA-NCA Annual Meeting

    When: June 7th
                     6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.)
                     Reception at 7:15 p.m. 

    Metro: Dupont Circle

    Suggested contributions of $5-$20.

    Please register to attend by June 3rd. 

    Come meet the new UNA-NCA Board members, network with the Board of Directors and Advisory Council members, and hear our accomplishments for the year at the UNA-NCA Annual Meeting. We will also present our 2012-2013 Annual Report, the 2013 Election results, as well as the recipients of our annual awards. 

    Recipients: 
    • Evelyn Falkowski  Service Award: Stephen Moseley and Melissa Wolfe
    • Arthur W. Johnson Leadership Award: Karen Mulhauser



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