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Nominations Closed for Gibbard Award

Thank you to all of those who nominated a youth or youth group in the metro #Vancouver area working to make positive changes in the world globally or locally with a global focus. Nominations are now closed. Each year on the occasion of United Nations Day, the United Nations Association of Canada, Vancouver Branch recognizes the work of a...

Thank you for your support
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Thank you for your support

The Vancouver Branch of the UN Association in Canada held their Annual General Meeting to review their achievements of 2018. The branch welcomed long-time and new members and supportive guests as well as inducting Jeff Brooks to a co-President position alongside continuing co-President Deirdre Moore, and Rhiannon Dominy-Pergentile as Secretary. Dedicated board members Jessica Steele...

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Annual General Meeting: April 1st

The Vancouver Branch of the UN Association in Canada (UNAC-V) welcomes all local members to attend the Annual General Meeting taking place Monday, April 1st from 7pm until 8pm with refreshments at 6:45pm. The meeting will convene in the office space of Lululemon’s Vancouver headquarters located at 1818 Cornwall Avenue, Vancouver. Please RSVP to [email protected]ail.com.  The...

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Splane Lecture on Social Policy, 2019

Please join us for our annual Splane Lecture in Social Policy entitled, “What’s Canada’s Climate Plan? Fairness, Safety, Justice and Resiliency in a World on Fire”. This year’s lecture features noted environmental activist and author, Tzeporah Berman and takes place: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM, followed by a reception with refreshments *Venue:...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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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,...

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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”...