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Mark Your Calendar: UN Day


October 23, 2012 BY Rick Parnell

 

Mark your calendars: This Wednesday, October 24th, the UN Foundation will help celebrate "United Nations Day," and we want you to join us!

UN Day commemorates the founding of the UN 67 years ago; it's also a day to recognize the lifesaving work that the UN performs around the world every day. The UN provides food to 90 million people. It promotes maternal health, saving the lives of 30 million women a year. And it fights poverty, helping 370 rural poor in the past three decades.

This Wednesday, help us spread the word about the importance of the UN’s work.

  • Join a local event hosted by your Chapter of the United Nations Association of the USA, 100 Chapters are hosting more than 170 UN Day events in 33 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Visit unausa.org/unday for a list of events and to sign up as a UNA-USA member.
  • Mark your calendars and RSVP on Facebook.
  • Participate in the UN Day Twitter Chat with @unfoundation and experts from the United Nations this Wednesday from 11am-2pm ET.
  • Wear your UN Blue. Join the UN Foundation by wearing blue on October 24th and sharing on social media, "I support the UN because..." using #UNDay.

The UN staff and its partners work hard each and every day to create a better world. Let's show our support for them on UN Day and celebrate all of the UN's vital work.

 

POSTED IN: Campaigns & Initiatives, Get Involved, Smart Ideas, Social Good, United Nations

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Submitted by Ahmed Gmaeey on: October 26, 2012 we all with all the best forever nd everyday wanna see the smile on their faces :) <> <> <> <>
Submitted by seif amer on: October 25, 2012 Happy Un Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay
Submitted by ALI AKHTAR AWAN on: October 25, 2012 No doubt UN is working for peace,and sometimes it's role is very remarkable but it should more effective.and i would like to say happy UN day. thanks
Submitted by Shahzad Arain on: October 25, 2012 happy un day
Submitted by Zia Ud Din Khattak on: October 25, 2012 You have powerful and Prominent Leader of the World having veto power and powerful economy.How can I help You?I am available to celebrate world Environment day or World U.N day in Islamabad. Zia Khattak
Submitted by Zia Ud Din Khattak on: October 25, 2012 You have powerful and Prominent Leader of the World having veto power and powerful economy.How can I help You? Zia Khattak
Submitted by Assadullah Bayad on: October 24, 2012 Although I am not a part of the UN but i would like to congratulate the UN for its remarkable efforts to eliminate poverty, maintain peace through peacekeeping forces and last not the least the efforts for education particularly in Asia.
Submitted by sudesh on: October 24, 2012 happy un day
Submitted by Osee Romeo Njacheun on: October 23, 2012 The incredible leadership of the UN foundation is amazing!!!!! I have been the team in DC couple of time for meetings, and I am so impressed the work the UN foundation is carrying out to strengthen Women role in vulnerable community, bring them back their dignity while continuing diligently to support the social, cultural and economic, and peace-building efforts! profound respect, Osee Romeo (Arizona State University)
Submitted by Alaa Mahdi Sahi on: October 23, 2012 Nice !!!
Submitted by Bilqees Seema on: October 23, 2012 I will celebrate UN Day because I serve the global society. I am trying to serve it by all means because I am highly motivated to work and contribute to international community. My mission is to bring a social change into thoughts and cultures; both collectively and individually in order to keep world in a healthy and peaceful environment.

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