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18 June 2018

UNA-NCA Internship Opportunities



UNA-NCA Program Assistant
Global Classrooms DC Program Assistant
Global Classrooms DC Youth Intern (Only open to High School Students)

About the Program
UNA-NCA and Global Classrooms DC offer year-round, unpaid internships to current students (undergraduates and graduates) and recent graduates.  Both UNA-NCA and Global Classrooms DC Program Assistant positions are available for extension into the next possible semester.

UNA-NCA is also seeking one intern for an eight month internship that will additionally assist with our annual Spring Graduate Fellows Program.

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22 August 2018

Equality: It’s All in the Family Film Screening and Panel Discussion

The African Affairs Committee in collaboration with the George Washington University and the Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) as part of their Global Advocacy campaign will host an event to raise awareness of and educate the public on discriminatory family laws around the world. There will be a screening of WLP’s documentary film on the topic followed by a Q&A session with a special focus on family law reform in Africa targeting the SDG #5: Gender Equality.

When: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: The George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street NW, Room 505, Washington, DC 20052
Cost: Free
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13 September 2018

The UN, Human Rights, and Russia

Join UNA-NCA's Human Rights Committee for The UN, Human Rights, and Russia. In addition to focusing on the actions and inactions of the UN Human Rights Council in addressing human rights in Russia, there will also be a focus on the impact of Russia on the treatment of human rights by the United Nations – in development of the UN’s Human Rights Council and the UN’s human rights actions and inactions concerning individual countries with a tie to Sustainable Development Goal #16: Peace and Justice. With an exciting list of expert panelists and moderation by Doug Wake, lead author of UNA-NCA's recent four-part background paper on the subject: Read Part I here, Part II here, Part III here, and Part IV here.

When: Thursday, September 13th, 2018 from 5:30-8PM
Where: American Jewish Committee
CostMembers & Students*: Free Non-Members:$5.00

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20 September 2018

The Critical Challenges of Human Trafficking and Corruption

Join the UNA-NCA International Law Committee for an engaging discussion on the integral role corruption plays in human trafficking and migrant smuggling. The panelists will explore how the international community, governments, financial institutions, and the private sector can scale up coordinated efforts to disrupt the financial flows associated with these criminal industries. They will share their perspectives on how we can end the financial chain supporting these human rights abuses by strengthening transparency and enforcement initiatives to unmask and hold accountable those profiting from and complicit in these exploitative crimes.

Keynote Lead Speakers: 
  • Katie Ford, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Freedom For All
  • Ambassador Luis C. deBaca, Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (2009-2014), Director of the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking ("SMART Office") (2014-2017)

When: Thursday, September 20, 2018 
Where: United Nations Foundation, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave NW #1200, Washington, DC 20006
Cost: Members & Students*: FREE | Non-Members: $5 
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