UN Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination
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UN Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination

The United Nations (UN) declared March 21 as the International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination in response to the killing of a group of racialized and peaceful demonstrators in Sharpeville, South Africa. It is apparent that more work needs to be done; not only in our local communities, but all over the world.Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there have...

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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