Monthly Archives: July 2013

From the President, July 4, 2013

From the President: July 4, 2013 The United Nations Association of San Francisco recently had a small but important election. We chose the Officers to the Executive Committee; I am very proud to say that the election process was successful. … Continue reading

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UNA-SF V.P. Elena Shturman wins Global Young Achievement Award

Congratulations to our own Elena Shturman for her work for the U.N. which has been honored by an award from national UNA-USA.   See below for the salient parts  of the letter announcing the award. Tuesday, April 30, 2013 RE: 2013–Global … Continue reading

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Thank A UN Peacekeeper Today

Dear UNA-USA Member, Earlier this week, the United Nations deployed more than 12,000 Peacekeepers to Mali, a war-torn country in West Africa.  Mali has transformed from a highly respected, democratic nation into a terrorist breeding ground following a coup d’état … Continue reading

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From the President, May 22, 2013

From the President: May 22, 2013 I often wonder where I am going and whether I am on the right track. It is good to know if the road we are on will safely take us to our destination. I … Continue reading

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UNA Day on the Hill

Here is a photo of Elizabeth Weinberg with Pablo Castro of UNA-SF.  Rita Maran is second from left in back row right beside Elizabeth.  This was at the 2013 advocacy round that UNA-USA sponsors each year in June, bringing advocates … Continue reading

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