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The UN Association – USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy and Action

Learn about the genesis and history of the UNA and key stages of the UN as three experts discuss their recently published book: The UN Association – USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy and Action

JANUARY 31, 2017 TUESDAY, INTERNATIONAL HOUSE, 10 COLLEGE PARK, DAVIS

We hope to see many of you on January 31 when the main and contributing authors of a newly published book on the "little known" History of UNA-USA Advocacy and Action will present at International House. There will be refreshments, books for purchase and opportunity to have them autographed.

Here is a rare opportunity to learn first-hand about the amazing story of our organization.

Learn about the genesis and history of the UNA and key stages of the UN as three experts discuss their recently published book: The UN Association – USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy and Action 

 Discover the amazing story of Eleanor Roosevelt’s work with the UNA as she traveled across the US to build support and chapters for over a decade. 

 Explore the UNA’s influence with President Roosevelt and Congress. 

 Consider the potential lessons of UNA’s historic roles and impact in US-UN relations, just days after President-elect Trump’s inauguration.

Authors:

James Wurst, Author; Security Expert, journalist at the UN since 1987 

Dulcie Leimbach, Editor, Contributor on Eleanor Roosevelt; journalist for the UN and the NY Times 

A. Edward Elmendorf, Study Director; former President, UNA-USA; former World Bank Expert

Program Schedule:

Refreshments 7:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 

Featured Presentation  8:00 p.m. -8:50 p.m. 

Refreshments 8:50 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. 


UNA Sacramento and International House are co-sponsoring the program with UNA Davis.  Please plan to come and bring a friend.


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