UN honours Henrietta Lacks, whose cells transformed medical research worldwide 

For the past seven decades, the cells of Henrietta Lacks, a Black American woman who died of cervical cancer, have saved countless lives, and made numerous scientific breakthroughs possible, such as the human papillomavirus and polio vaccines, drugs for HIV treatment, together with cancer and COVID-19 research.   

Biodiversity commitment builds hope for ‘living in harmony with nature’ 

More than 100 countries on Wednesday committed to develop, adopt and implement an effective post-2020 global framework, that aims to put biodiversity on a path to recovery, by 2030 at the latest.  

October 28, 2021—
“Support Education for Children Around the World”

United Nations Association of Pomona Valley,UNA of the Claremont Colleges,and Blue Planet United in Celebration of United Nations Day invite the public to attend: “Support Education for Children Around the World” Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:30PM – 8PM For Zoom Information, Contact Charlene Martin cmartin335@gmail.com. A Virtual Banquet A Capella Choir from Clarement Colleges Music […]