October 24, 2022—
“Nourishing Peace–Pasadena”

United Nations Association of Pasadena invite the public to attend:

"Nourishing Peace"

Join us for an engaging evening to celebrate the founding of the United Nations 77 years ago, the UNA Pasadena chapter invites you to participate in this year's UN Day event taking place in the South Campus Library at Polytechnic School on Monday, October 24 from 6- 7:15pm.

Monday, October 24, 2022
Beginning at 6:00 – 7:15 PM

Nourishing Peace, UNA-USA’s theme for UN Day 2022, aims to address how food security and peace are intertwined on the international scale, in 2022, we have seen firsthand how the scarcity of sufficient and nutritious food drives conflict and how violence threatens food supply chains all across the globe. With this theme. 

The Pasadena chapter will support the work of the UN in addressing food security and peace at home and abroad. Attendees will hear from KhinSandi Lwin, who will share about her 35 years of experience working at the UN, and Vietnamese American author and humanitarian Le Ly Haslip, whose memoir was adapted to Oliver Stone’s feature film Between Heaven and Earth. Finally the audience will learn about how awardees of our UN Day 2023 Video Challenge are working on the SDGs to ‘nourish peace.

Youth members are invited to participate in a video challenge to earn a $500 donation to the non-profit organization of their choosing (must have a 501 (c)(3) status). If you are interested in submitting a 60-90 second video about your work on an SDG, please indicate below to receive the link and more Information.

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