United Nations Association of Greater Oklahoma City
United Nations Association of the USA
Greater Oklahoma City Chapter
P.O. Box 60856
Oklahoma City, OK   73146-0856
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of Events
23 , 2015
Scams, Myths, and Hoaxes about the UN.
Read about the latest hoax circulating via email.  
The Kerfuffle.  Has there been a UN  take-over in Edmond?  Some folks
think so.  We explain why they're wrong.
UCO and the UN's Academic Impact.  "A breath of new hope is blowing
across the globe."  Read how UCO is developing global citizens.
Delivering Justice.  War criminals are being brought to justice thanks to
the United Nations.
Meet our Speakers Bureau.  Our volunteers are available to deliver an
interesting message to your classroom, group, or club.
Check Out Our Human Rights Video Collection.  
Available FREE through the Metropolitan Library System.
Why Do You Support the United Nations Association?  
We asked some of our members and friends.  Read their responses.

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email list.
More News and Commentary
Remembering Jeane Kirkpatrick.  In an age
when radical voices are calling for the U.S. to leave
the United Nations, it is wise to recall the legacy of
Oklahoma's own Ambassador Kirkpatrick.
Workers' Rights.  For decades, the United Nations
has supported the right of workers to form unions
and bargain collectively.  
The Problem of Child Soldiers. The UN is building consensus on how to
solve this international problem.  Find out how you can help.
Afghanistan.  In 2011, soldiers from communities across our state
deployed there. The UN was already on the ground, helping to bring stability.  
"The Long View"
"In October 1945, I was
a young housewife
in Denton, Texas...."
Dorothy Messenger
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Association on our Blog,
"To Reaffirm Faith."
The latest entries on our blog include
a commentary about the framework
agreement with Iran to limit uranium
enrichment and assure the non-
proliferation of nuclear weapons. Read
our blog regularly for news about
important public policy issues and more.
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Ms. Martinez-Brooks is the Director of Community Outreach and Education
for Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC).

Under the leadership of Ms. Martinez-Brooks, OCCC
provides English as a Second Language and GED
classes to more than 3,000 students annually.
Through her department, OCCC delivers free
citizenship classes for the community. Additionally,
OCCC's popular "
College for Kids" summer program
-- with an emphasis on science, creative arts, math,
computer applications, humanities, and social
sciences -- is offered through OCCC's Community
Outreach and Education department.

Priya Desai, president of the OKC chapter of the United Nations Association,
said about Ms. Martinez-Brooks: "This award is given in recognition of her
contributions to excellence in public service as well as her enduring
commitment to public education."

Read more at our blog, "
To Reaffirm Faith."
Our 2015 Public Service Award Winner:
Jessica Martinez-Brooks
Support your OKC Chapter
of the United Nations
Your gift supports local activities
designed to inform, inspire, and
mobilize our neighbors to support
the ideals and vital work of the
United Nations.
WHO’s 2014 World Malaria Report  
Shows Malaria Cases Steadily Declining
According to WHO (a specialized
agency of the United Nations),
malaria cases are steadily declining
around the world. In the African
region the malaria mortality rate
decreased by 54%.

“We can win the fight against malaria,”
says Dr. Margaret Chan, Director
General of WHO.

Read more at, "
We Can Win."
National Security Fundamentals
Here's an interesting fact. There are 193 member states in
the United Nations. Each of them has a permanent
representative to the UN. But, not all of them have a
standing army. This says something about the world we
live in. If you're a nation-state, military power is optional.
The soft power of diplomacy is essential.

Read more at our blog, "
To Reaffirm Faith."