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