2020 EVENTS

UN75 Virtual Consultation: Oregon

May 18, 2020, 1PM PST

We invite all Oregonians, both members of the UNA community and the community at large to join us at our online event on May 18th!

 

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Breaking the Silence on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

May 6, 2020, 1-2PM PST

The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately impacting vulnerable populations, including the LGBTI community. To explore how this issue is being addressed locally, nationally and globally, join UNA-USA for a live conversation with UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Victor Madrigal-Borloz and Trevor Project Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs Sam Brinton.

 

Life and Livelihood During Covid-19: UN Agency Roundtable

April 29, 2020, 10-11AM PST

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the reality of being quarantined has had significant implications about work—and livelihoods—for people all around the world. Three United Nations agencies, International Labour Organization (ILO), IOM – UN Migration and Office of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) discuss the rights and ramifications for working during these uncertain times.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Kevin Cassidy, Director and Representative to the Bretton Woods and Multilateral Organizations, ILO Office for the United States

Anh Nguyen, Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission in Ukraine

Jyoti Sanghera, Chief of Human Rights and Economic and Social Issues Section, Development and Social Issues Branch, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

UNA USA's GEOS: America’s Approach to Covid-19 and the Role of WHO

April 22, 2020, 1-2PM PST

Stay connected to global issues that matter with @UNAUSA’s Global Engagement Online Series! Live virtual events with expert speakers will keep you informed and connected to the @UN (while practicing safe #SocialDistancing). Learn more & tune in: unausa.org/events/2020-geos #USAforUN

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UNA USA's GEOS: UN75 and You: Getting Involved in the Conversations that Matter

April 15, 2020, 1-2PM PST

Stay connected to global issues that matter with @UNAUSA’s Global Engagement Online Series! Live virtual events with expert speakers will keep you informed and connected to the @UN (while practicing safe #SocialDistancing). Learn more & tune in: unausa.org/events/2020-geos #USAforUN

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UNA USA's Global Engagement Online Series

April 8, 2020, 10 am PST

Stay connected to global issues that matter with @UNAUSA’s Global Engagement Online Series! Live virtual events with expert speakers will keep you informed and connected to the @UN (while practicing safe #SocialDistancing). Learn more & tune in: unausa.org/events/2020-geos #USAforUN

PDX Womxn's March

March 1, 2020

Meet with us on Sunday, March 1st at the PSU South Park Blocks to join the rally at 12pm and the march at 1pm – bring your friends!

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Culturally Responsive Teaching Educator Forum 2020

February 29, 2020

Our partners at World Oregon invite local educators to join the Culturally Responsive Teaching Educator Forum at Concordia University on February 29th from 9-3:30 to discuss culturally relevant teaching practices!

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2019 EVENTS

UNITED NATIONS DAY

October 25, 2019

Join the United Nations Association Portland Chapter (UNA Portland), along with the UNA-USA national office and Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network at Patagonia Portland in stepping up to confront climate change!

Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE - CLIMATE ACTION FOR PEACE

September 21, 2019

Celebrate this year’s International Day of Peace at an educational and cultural event focusing on the UN’s international theme: Climate Action for Peace! 2-6pm at Hosteling International on Hawthorne

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

June 5, 2019

Celebrate World Environment Day with refreshments, socializing and deep breaths of fresh air at Portland’s beautiful Lan Su Chinese Garden!

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FALL 2018 EVENTS

UNITED NATIONS DAY

October 27, 2018

Join us at the United Methodist Church, downtown, at 2pm for our 2018 celebration of United Nations Day!  Marco Sanchez from UNA-USA will be our keynote speaker.

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TRICK OR TREAT FOR UNICEF

October 2018

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF needs your help to enable area children to support the less fortunate worldwide.  Getting involved is remarkably easy!

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UNA YP: ART FOR GLOBAL CAUSE

November 16, 2018

Join the UNA Young Professionals in celebration of art to support the Sustainable Development Goals to eradicate poverty and poor water management in Nigeria in support of regions impacted by Boko Haram.

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SPRING 2018 EVENTS

UNA YP SOCIAL MIXER

May 15, 2018

Our next social mixer will be hosted by UNA Young Professionals in Brix Tavern.  We hope you can join us for this unique networking opportunity!

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PAST EVENTS

REFUGEE BACK TO SCHOOL INITIATIVE

September 2016

UNA Portland and local refugee partners will help provide 60 Portland area refugee students with UNA-themed backpacks filled with school supplies courtesy of Yoobi!  Volunteers will help assemble backpacks in the private room at Shut Up and Eat (3848 SE Gladstone St. in Portland).

UN DAY: GLOBAL GOALS, LOCAL LEADERS

October 22, 2017

A United Nations Day program on the topic of the Global Goals.  Featuring Jordie Hannum, visiting Portland as director of the Better World Campaign  You don’t want to miss this!

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UNA YP SOCIAL MIXER

September 2016

Our second social mixer will be hosted by UNA Young Professionals in Brix Tavern.  We hope you can join us for this unique networking opportunity!

UN DAY: #WithRefugees

October 2016

UNA Portland and partners will host a dynamic United Nations Day program on the topic of refugees.  You don’t want to miss this!

DANCE TO HELP REFUGEES

November 2016

Join us for dinner and dance in a benefit to help open schools at UN refugee camps in Kenya through the new Adopt-A-Future campaign!

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