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Our mission is to inspire and mobilize the community to support the work of the United Nations and its agencies through education and advocacy.

Recent Java Cafes

SDGs and The UN at Work in the World

January 17, 2023 | 7 PM  | Hybrid

International event on the SDGs. We heard from MSU Humphrey Fellowship presenters from Argentina, Fiji, Pakistan, Niger, and South Korea! LEARN MORE!

The Power of Prosecutors That Threatens Peace

SEPTEMBER 21 | 7 PM  | ZOOM

This presentation focused on how the power of prosecutors is expanded with the end of Roe v. Wade. The BREATHE Act was also discussed. LEARN MORE!

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. It was started by activists at the inaugural Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991 and continues to be coordinated each year by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership. It is used as an organizing strategy by individuals and organizations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

Sustainable Development Goals PSAs

By Makayla Piggott

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Anyone interested in the goals of the UN are invited to join UNA-USA & the Greater Lansing Chapter!
 
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Global Education Awards

Each year Greater Lansing-UNA sponsors awards for outstanding contributions to Global Education and International Understanding.

 

SDG Awards

Every year we recognize community members who have helped develop any of the Sustainable Development Goals through their work and/or volunteer service.

Vandenberg Award

The endowment and award honors MI US Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg who led the approval of the US government as a founding and charter member of the United Nations.

Sustainable Development Goals

On September 25th 2015, countries of the UN adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.
For the goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you.
Help us reach our goals!