The United Nations Association of San Francisco was pleased to bring to you Equal Justice for Women, a special program in celebration of International Women's Day, in partnership with the American Legion Post 315, and the UNA-USA Marin Chapter. The program explored the impact of gender equality and UN SDG #16 by bringing together leaders who champion gender parity locally and on the national stage. Our conversation took a deep dive into the ways women strive for equality in work, education, family violence and human rights.
On Monday, December 10th, 2018, we celebrated 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. with four special sessions from 12 noon to 9 pm, at the birth place of the United Nations, the War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue. Room 210. The Celebration is presented by the UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION, USA, Chapters of SAN FRANCISCO, MARIN COUNTY, SAN DIEGO, and BEVERY HILLS, in Partnership with the AMERICAN LEGION POST 315, as well as the UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER ON HUMAN RIGHTS and the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY LAW HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER.
Program Sponsors included the Consulate General of Switzerland, the Association of Junior Leagues International, and the League of Women Voters of San Francisco. Featured speakers include SCOTT P. CAMPBELL, Senior Human Rights Officer, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights, and KAREN FERGUSON, Ph. D., Executive Director, International Rescue Committee.
Our UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY Celebration will break the silence locally and globally about female genital mutilation and child marriage. We are bringing H. E. Ambassador Moushira Khattab from Cairo to celebrate UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY and her success in ending female genital mutilation and child marriage.
Surprisingly, we have an estimated 500,000 victims in the USA. At least 23 States do not have child marriage laws. Our panel of thought leaders will share their outstanding campaigns to save girls from ongoing violence. Charming GenUN Members from the Lee Kane Dance Theater will perform a special choreographed story just for us. We are especially grateful to the Hotel Zoe and CAL PAR RIO Travel for generous in-kind contributions.
UNA-SF and UNA Marin County in partnership with the American Legion Post 315 hosted the 73rd Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Series and United Nations Day, with a Panel of Experts on Human Rights, Gender Pay Parity, and SDG#5 (Gender Equity).
October 20, 2018, 10 AM to 12 PM
War Memorial Veterans Building
401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 210, San Francisco
This was followed up by a participatory GLOBAL CAFÉ to identify opportunities for partners, sponsors, donors, and members to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
LEADING UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION CHAPTERS WITHIN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AS WELL AS THE NATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 315 PRESENT A SPECIAL CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE IN TWO PARTS
CLIMATE JUSTICE: ENGAGING THE COAL AND LABOR SECTORS TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE GOALS (10am-12pm).
PLATFORM FOR PARTNERSHIPS TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE GOALS and GLOBAL CAFE with the NARRATIVE (1-4 pm).
The Conference was supported by the following partners:
HOW CAN INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS ENHANCE THE WORK OF THE UNITED NATIONS IN CAREER PATHS?
THE UNA-USA SAN FRANCISCO & MARIN COUNTY CHAPTERS ALONG WITH THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 315 INVITE YOU TO CELEBRATE THE INTERSECTION OF THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT, USAID, NGOs, NPOs, AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS WITH THE UNITED NATIONS.
Seventieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Articles 13, 14, 20, 21, 28 & Sustainable Development Goals 1, 10, 11, 16, 17.
Part of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights series, this program addressed UDHR Articles 6: right to recognition as a person before the law, 14: right to asylum in other countries, and SDG #10: reduced inequality and #3: good health and well-being.
As part of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights series, join us to honor the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #4: Quality Education, and Article 26: Right to Education, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Join us to celebrate the INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY in partnership with the American Legion, the Canadian Consulate, and the UNA-USA Marin Chapter. The event will initiate the 70th Anniversary Celebration Series of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and feature Article 1 Right to Equality and Article 2 Freedom from Discrimination.
On December 10, 2017, Human Rights Day kicks off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To celebrate, join the San Francisco Human Rights Commission at 1:OOpm for a private reception and 2:00pm for a discussion with actor, humanitarian, and San Francisco native Danny Glover. Glover is well respected for his wide-reaching community activism and philanthropic efforts, with a particular emphasis on advocacy for economic justice as well as access to health care and education programs in the United States and Africa.
This year's celebration will feature a panel of international law experts who will discuss the new book The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.