The Latest from UNA-NCA
March 15, 2021
Ed and I came to UNA-USA at about the same time. I was one year ahead of him in completing the Master’s Program at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs and Ed graduated from Columbia and joined UNA-USA the following year. We were always a team, working together for almost two decades on every program that UNA-USA undertook. We worked on policy issues of national importance, and developed the Parallel Studies Programs with the USSR, China and Japan which brought so much international acclaim to UNA-USA.
February 11, 2021Best Delegate, a global Model United Nations education organization, graciously hosted the Global Classrooms DC Professional Development (PD) workshop virtually. The PD workshop, hosted yearly by GCDC, serves as an opportunity for educators to gain a deeper understanding of Model UN to set their students up for success during simulations.
January 28, 2021
January 20, 2021
Throughout 2020, the UN carried out its most ambitious effort to date to consult the global public, working closely with UN offices at the regional and country-level, as well as partners from all sectors. It asked people what they most want for the future – and what they most fear. It also asked about their expectations of international cooperation and the UN in particular.
January 13, 2021
Panel Discussion on the exodus of Refugees and Migrants from VenezuelaBy Amy Olejniczak, Sustainable Development Committee Member
On December 17, 2020, the UNA-NCA Sustainable Development Committee in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its nonprofit partner USA for IOM facilitated a discussion about the displacement of refugees and migrants from Venezuela, following the presentation of Walking for Freedom: A Venezuelan Story at the Global Migration Film Festival.
January 6, 2021
A giant of international relations and universal peace has left usBy Ok Pannenborg, UNA-NCA Advisory Council
Last Saturday one of the most consequential leaders of the world's international system in the 20th century passed away at the venerable age of 101. Brian Urquhart arguably was the most accomplished global peace arrangement implementor the world had in the second half of the 20th century and may well join the historical pantheon of the great and the good, next to presidents, economic and social leaders and thinkers, world religious leaders and philosophers and kings.
January 5, 2021
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December 17, 2020