2018 Renate Shearer Award Recap
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2018 Renate Shearer Award Recap

On December 10th, 2018, UNAC-V-Vancouver and Community Legal Assistance Society hosted the annual celebration to commemorate the Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the presentation of the Renate Shearer Award. This year the Renate Shearer Award was made to Chief Dr. Robert Joseph in recognition of his outstanding achievement in promoting respect...

December 17, 2018January 28, 2020by
Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The views expressed by the authors on this page reflect their personal opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views of UNA Canada. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights celebrates its 70th birthday today, having been adopted as Resolution 217 by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10th in 1948. The primary goal of...

December 10, 2018August 12, 2020by
2018 Renate Shearer Award
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2018 Renate Shearer Award

The United Nations Association in Canada – Vancouver Branch and the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) are pleased to announce a Celebration to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Date: Monday, December 10, 2018 Location: Law Courts Inn Restaurant (4thFloor) Address: 800 Smithe Street, Vancouver BC Time: 5:30pm to 8pm Admission by Donation....

December 7, 2018January 28, 2020by
29th November – International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
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29th November – International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

“ The views expressed by the authors on this page reflect their personal opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views of UNA Canada.” On November 29th the UN will once again be celebrating the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The day was mandated by UN General Assembly Resolution 32/40 B of...

November 29, 2018January 28, 2020by
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Film Learning: Women Bending the Curve on Climate Change

On Wednesday, November 21st at 7pm the Vancouver Branch of the UN Association in Canada partnered with the Burnaby School District to host Dr. Joanna Ashworth and screen her documentary to an audience of UNAC-V-V members, and Burnaby students and parents. UNAC-V-V co-Vice President Jessica Steele provided opening remarks which can be read, in part,...

November 27, 2018August 12, 2020by
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Free Event: Women Bending the Curve on Climate Change

You are invited to attend a free film event offered by the UN Association in Canada (UNAC-V-V) in partnership with the Burnaby School District. On Wednesday, November 21st from 6:45 pm to 9 pm, Dr. Joanna Ashworth will be in attendance at the screening of her recent documentary, “Women Bending the Curve on Climate Change”...

November 18, 2018January 28, 2020by
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Andrew Sheroubi: Winner of the John Gibbard Award

UNAC-V – John Gibbard Memorial Award Speech Thank you all for inviting me to be part of this wonderful service. I am very honoured and thankful to be here, receiving the John Gibbard Memorial Award. My name is Andrew Sheroubi and I am a recent graduate from the University of British Columbia with a degree...

November 2, 2018January 28, 2020by
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2018 John Gibbard Award Ceremony In Celebration of UN Day

In recognition of the United Nations Day on the 24th October, UNAC-V-Vancouver Branch Presented Andrew Sheroubi with the John Gibbard Award.  October 21 – Thank you Way Kent for your always warm welcome to the Vancouver Branch of the UN Association of Canada. The connection between UNAC-V and the Unitarian Church goes back a long...

October 25, 2018January 28, 2020by
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AGENDA 2030 AND CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

Marta Santos Pais provided the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, hosted by the UBC Faculty of Education and the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada on September 13, 2018, in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, Jack Poole Hall. Her lecture is available below.

September 12, 2018January 28, 2020by
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