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U.S.-U.N. Funding

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016 in News | Comments Off on U.S.-U.N. Funding

U.S.-U.N. Funding

UNITED NATIONS UNDER THREAT We Need Your Help Today   The United Nations needs action from Americans now more than ever. In the midst of the worst refugee crisis since World War II, with conflicts and pandemics threatening our own security, and millions around the world denied basic human rights on the basis of their gender, gender preference, or religion, this is no time for the U.S. to back away from the U.N.. The proposed budget and recent bills proposed in Congress threaten United States funding for lifesaving programs. From supporting peacekeeping missions in the toughest corners of the world to preventing the spread of violence, extremism, and infectious...

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Iowa UNA’s Advocacy Agenda

Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Iowa UNA’s Advocacy Agenda

Iowa UNA’s Advocacy Agenda

2017 Support a Strong U.S.-UN Partnership With a new Congress, new President and new UN Secretary-General all starting new terms in office this year, it is more important than ever that we continue to fulfill our funding obligations to the UN for the eighth year in a row. Tensions are high in Washington and Congress is now threatening to take action against the UN following a recent Security-Council vote. As we kick off a new year, we can’t allow the UN to go underfunded or be defunded all together. In fact, a bipartisan poll released in January 2017 found that 88 percent of American voters support active engagement at the United Nations. Moreover, a vast...

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Upcoming Events

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events Calendar Spring 2017   April 6-7       Iowa High School Model United Nations, Cedar Falls 8           Ralph “RJ” Johnson, UNA-USA National Vice Chair, visits Cedar Falls & Iowa City 11         Executive Director Interview on Iowa Public Radio’s River to River, 12:30 – 1:00 pm 13        GirlUP Write-a-Thon & Button-Making Event – Uiowa Library Learning Commons Area D 20        Nuclear Security, Ben Loehrke, Cedar Rapids 22        Earth Day at Oaknoll, Iowa City 29        Hike to Help Refugees, UIowa Shambaugh Auditorium, Iowa City   June 17        World Refugee Day...

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