The United Nations Association of Orange County (UNA-OC) is a chapter of the United Nations Association (UNA-USA) and a program of the United Nations Foundation. We are a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideas and vital work of the United Nations. We serve the community at large, by bringing awareness about humanitarian issues both on the local and global scale. UNA-USA, OC is a non-partisan 501(C)(3) organization.
*Members’ Meetings held at the Irvine Water District (15500 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine, CA 92618) Community Room **Our Board meetings are held at the Saint Joseph Conference Center, 480 S Batavia St., Orange, CA 92868 ***UNA-OC Coffee Talks held at the American Red Cross (600 Parkcenter Dr., Santa Ana, CA 92705) Meeting Room ^Orange County for Climate Action (OCCA) was co-founded by our chapter as a local effort for climate action.
On December 9, 2018 we had a discussion on Human Rights and importance they play today as we honor the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights! We were pleased to have Jacques Kilchoer of Amnesty International and Rima Nashashibi, President of Integrated Solutions 360 to discuss "Write For Rights", and Child Marriage - "Girls not Brides" respectively, followed by a Q&A
On October 23, 2018 we had UN Day Gala: HumanRights, Close to Home - Dignity in the Shadows, How is Housing aHuman Right?
We were pleased to present awards recognizing community partners who have displayed an outstanding record of improving conditions in our local community. In addition, we were honored to have Dr. Richard Matthew (BA McGill; Ph.D. Princeton) and Troy G. Wolfe Senior director of UNA Education Programs as our keynote speakers.
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UNA-USA is a non-profit non-partisan force for change through 175 Community Chapters, 145 Affiliated National Organizations,and the Washington, D.C. / New York City staff. Copyright 1998-2018 UNA-OC. All rights reserved.
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