|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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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...."
Enjoy the benefits of membership in the United Nations Association.
You're invited to join us as we mark the 69th anniversary of the founding of
the United Nations.
Our program will feature three knowledgeable and informative panelists:
• Dr. Imad Enchassi, president and founder of the Islamic Society of
Greater Oklahoma City (ISGOC).
• Joe Meinhart, Ph.D., director of the Oikos Scholars program at
Oklahoma City University and co-director of the Social & Ecological
Responsibility Initiative at OCU.
• Julie Lewis, director of Refugee Resettlement for Catholic Charities
Tickets, which must be purchased in advance, are on sale now. Prices
are $25 for a regular-price ticket and $10 for student tickets. Here's the
LINK to our online order form. Find more information at our blog ... HERE.
Coming This Fall: A Community Consultation on the United Nations'
New Development Goals. In November, your Oklahoma City chapter of
the UN Association will convene a public consultation process to seek
community input on the United Nations development goals for the period
2016 through 2030. Plans for the process, which are still being set, include
a public forum as well as an online effort to collect statements of public
opinion related to the UN's global development goals.
Priya Desai, president of our OKC chapter, offered this description: "The
objective of our local event will be to promote public awareness of and public
participation in the UN's global goal-setting process. The consultation process
will focus on four goals in particular – for example, Hunger / Food Security;
Women’s Equality; and so on."
Your Oklahoma City chapter of the United Nations Association supports
American leadership in the United Nations. We are dedicated to educating,
inspiring and mobilizing Americans to support the principles and vital work of
the United Nations -- including the Millennium Development Goals. Join us!
Get the Latest News from Your Chapter of the UN
Association on our Blog, "To Reaffirm Faith."
The latest entries on our blog include
an invitation for you to participate in
our Global Competency Committee in
support of the Oklahoma Human
Trafficking Task Force. Read our blog
regularly and find news about
important public policy issues and more.
Our 2014 Public Service Award
Winner is Jacklyn Brink Rosen!
Stay in touch with your local chapter
of the UN Association. Click here to
join our email list. Thanks!
We are proud to announce the winner of our 2014 Public
Service Award -- Jacklyn Brink Rosen.
Ms. Rosen is a Legislative Assistant for the Oklahoma
House of Representatives. ... READ MORE
On October 18th,
join us for a panel
discussion of one
of our world's most
The Refugee Crisis.
The panel will
be part of our
annual UN Day
Saturday, Oct. 18,
on sale now.