UNA NEWS LETTER – January – June 2018

UNA NEWS LETTER – January – June 2018

Oct 1, 2018

68th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 68th Annual General Meeting of the United Nations Association was held on 25th March, 2018 at the National Secretariat, 39/1, Cyril Jansz Mawatha, Panadura following hoisting the National Flag by Executive Chairman – Mr. M. M. Zawahir, the UN Flag by the Secretary General Mr. Errol G. Smith and the Peace Flag by Brigadier G.V....

UNA NEWS LETTER – July – December 2017

UNA NEWS LETTER – July – December 2017

Jan 17, 2018

National Observance of the 72nd United Nations Day United Nations Association of Sri Lanka conducted the National Observance of the 72nd United Nations Day at a function at the Bishop’s College Auditorium, Colombo 3 on 22nd of October 2017 with the distinguished participation of Brigadier Granville Elapatha as the Chief Guest, Dr. Shiran Deraniyagala, as the...

UNA NEWS LETTER -January- June 2017

UNA NEWS LETTER -January- June 2017

Aug 14, 2017

Climate Change and Global Warming -Paris Agreement in turmoil The Paris Agreement on Global Warming and Climate Change which was adopted in December 2015 with nearly 150 countries ratifying the agreement, is in turmoil due to United States indicating its intention to withdraw from the agreement. This agreement was ratified by President Obama in December 2015....

UNA NEWS LETTER – January– June 2016

UNA NEWS LETTER – January– June 2016

Sep 23, 2016

International Year of Pulses 2016 The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses (IYP) (A/RES/68/231). The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been nominated to facilitate the implementation of the Year in collaboration with Governments, relevant organizations, non-governmental organizations and all...

UNA NEWS LETTER – July – December 2015

UNA NEWS LETTER – July – December 2015

Jul 25, 2016

President of the seventieth session of the United Nations General Assembly On 15 June 2015, the United Nations General Assembly elected Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark to serve as the President of its seventieth session, which runs from September 2015 to September 2016. At the time of his election, Mr. Lykketoft was the Speaker (President) of the Danish Parliament,...

WFUNA Foundation Launches in India

WFUNA Foundation Launches in India

May 11, 2015

New Delhi, India — WFUNA is excited to announce the launch of the WFUNA Foundation in India. On March 3, Indian External Affairs Minister, Hon. Sushma Swaraj, and the Director of the United Nations Information Center for India and Bhutan, Ms. Kiran Mehra-Kerpelman, joined WFUNA’s Treasurer, Mr. Sundeep Bhutoria, and Indian Federation of United...