The Latest from UNA-NCA
September 24, 2020
We Must Keep Up her Fight!Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a hero in every sense of the word. Her recent loss is devastating to us all.
Justice Ginsburg led a truly remarkable life. Appointed by President Clinton in 1993, she became the second woman ever to be sworn in as a justice for the country’s highest court.
September 10, 2020
Arms control experts and diplomats, experts on the United Nations, and United Nations Association friends and colleagues mourn the passing of Jim Leonard, a bright star in the UN world for many years. His star was a shooting one, lasting a full 100 years.
September 8, 2020
“You in the United Nations are our brothers’ and sisters’ keepers. I am asking you to help me get justice.”Our nation has been at protest for far beyond the nearly 100 days that have passed since George Floyd's murder; for generations, our neighbors, community members, friends, and loved ones have struggled for justice, support, and their inherent right to life.
September 5, 2020
August 11, 2020
The GCDC team has been hard at work for the past couple of months creating a global education curriculum that is packed with new topics and updated activities. We have also added distance learning options into each activity to make sure students have the necessary tools to become proficient Model UN delegates. Additionally, for the third year in a row, we are partnering with the International Organization for Migration and International Labour Organization to make sure our educators and students have access to the most up-to-date expertise and resources.
July 30, 2020the Fund for American Studies (TFAS) to host a virtual panel discussion on “Careers in the United Nations.” The event was a great success with a very engaged audience and interesting questions for the speakers.
July 22, 2020
On Tuesday, July 7, UNA-NCA and New Story Leadership (NSL), a non-profit committed to bridging the cultural and political divide between Israeli and Palestinian young leaders, convened a panel of four young Palestinian and Israeli leaders as well as over 80 guests to consider the status of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and explore what role of the United Nations should play in the peacebuilding process.
July 20, 2020
July 9, 2020Partnership for Transparency (PTF) and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) jointly hosted a virtual forum on July 1, 2020. The purpose was to investigate sextortion, a pervasive yet underreported and underrepresented form of corruption and gender-based violence.
June 24, 2020