GL-UNA partnered with Zonta District 15 to celebrate International Women's Day. During this program we learned about climate change and its impact on women and girls. Sponsored by MSU Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) EVENT PRESENTERS: Julie Trone Julie Trone is a former educator and wellness professional who is serving her… Read More »International Women’s Day 2023
In 2017 a group of some 60 countries formed an Alliance for Torture-Free Trade and urged the UN to develop international standards to curtail the trade in instruments that are used for torture or regularly misused by police -- an array of commodities that range from thumbcuffs and leg irons to rubber bullets, police batons… Read More »Toward an International Torture-Free Trade Treaty
Spend the evening with fellow GL-UNA members and others interested in the wider world and put your UN trivia knowledge to the test! Red Cedar Spirits have charcuterie boards and some other snacks available. Guests may bring in their own food. The trivia games will be run by a professional trivia host. GL-UNA Trivia Night… Read More »GL-UNA Membership Trivia Night
PEACEQUEST LAUNCH EVENT! Join us for a GL-UNA Peace Gathering and ice cream social at the Lake Lansing Park’s Main Pavilion on August 27 from 1-5 pm. We'll enjoy a summer picnic, yard games, and door prizes while we celebrate the work GL-UNA has accomplished to foster peace locally and beyond! GL-UNA will provide ice… Read More »Peace Gathering & Ice Cream Social
PeaceQuest is a community-wide celebration in the Greater Lansing Area held every September to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace. PeaceQuest brings us ALL together for fun and interesting activities with friends, family, and community while focusing on ways we can promote peace, resolve conflicts, learn about other faiths and cultures, and encourage mutual… Read More »PeaceQuest 2023
In recognition of World Democracy Day and International Day of Peace. Dr. Orr delved into the dynamic relationship between climate change, democracy, and morality- shedding light on how these forces influence each other, and how they collectively impact the world we live in. He offered a range of possible responses and entertained our questions in… Read More »Democracy in Hotter Times
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https://youtu.be/KpPMS1D9nXk A Century of Michigan Voices for Justice and Peace – and New Directions A PEACEQUEST EVENT This program provided a review of the last century of justice and peace activism in the Lansing area and Michigan by the Peace Education Center, Greater Lansing UN Association, MSU/the Michigan Legislature on South Africa, and Friends Committee… Read More »A Century of Michigan Voices for Justice & Peace