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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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Remembering Kofi Annan 1938 – 2018

UNAC-V acknowledges with sadness the death on Saturday 18th of August after a short illness, of the seventh UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. He was 80 years old. Born in Ghana in 1938, Kofi Annan was educated in that country and in the US. He joined the United Nations, working in the New York mailroom, in...

August 19, 2018January 28, 2020by
Dr. Patsy George
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Dr. Patsy George

UNAC-V is pleased to announce that UNAC-V-V Past President and current Honorary Director of the branch, Ms. Patsy George, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LL.D) by the University of British Columbia. Patsy George is an internationally recognized former social worker and ongoing activist who has devoted her long career to fighting for...

June 4, 2018January 28, 2020by
Invitation to AGM 2018
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Invitation to AGM 2018

  The Vancouver Branch of the UN Association in Canada (UNAC-V-V) welcomes all members of the local branch to attend the Annual General Meeting taking place Monday, April 9th from 7pm until 8pm with refreshments at 7pm. The meeting will convene at the Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSBC) building located at 2610 Victoria Drive...

April 8, 2018January 28, 2020by
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Splane Lecture on Social Policy

Liu Institute at 5:30 pm on March 15th David Piachaud  taught at the London School of Economics from 1970 to 2016 and was Professor of Social Policy 1988 to 2016. He is now Emeritus Professor of Social Policy and an Associate of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion and of the Indian Observatory. He was Social Policy...

January 17, 2018January 28, 2020by