THE UNA IN NORWICH - COMING UP. . .
Saturday 7th October 2017
The Auditorium, the Forum, Norwich
David Roberts Memorial Lecture
A Talk to be given by Mark Little
Chairman of Rotarian Action Group Against Slavery.
The talk is at 11.00 am and will be followed by questions. Admission free. Coffee available from 10.30am. A donation is invited to cover expenses.
Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, 15th September at the Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich. It will follow the Lunchbox meeting at 1.30pm. Please note therefore that the Lunchbox talk will begin at 12.30 on this occasion. The Annual Report , Accounts and Accounts Report are available here prior to the meeting, but all members and supporters are invited and encouraged to attend the both the talk and the annual meeting.
Please note that there will be no meetings in August or December. Details of other meetings for the rest of 2017 can be found on the...
KEEPING BRITAIN GLOBAL
UNA-UK will publish a full policy document with detailed recommendations. More...
UNA-UK Trustee Elections
Viv Williams and Carl Wrightreceived the most first-preference votes in a poll conducted by post and online. In accordance with the voting instructions, they will be appointed Trustees by the United Nations Association - UK Board at its next meeting.
We have been given Regional funding for a Schools Project. The Project will provide opportunities for students aged 15 to 18 in Norfolk schools to engage in either or both of two competitions related to the role of the UN in specific international issues:
1. Essay or newspaper column: on one of two topics current at the time of circulation
2. Short video for the Norwich UNA website to promote interest of young people in the work of UNA supporting the role of the UN
These two competitions would be launched in September 2017 through circulation to all Norfolk Secondary Schools
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Take action for refugees
UNA-UK is calling on its members and supporters to take action for refugees by participating in Refugee Week's Simple Acts campaign. We believe that if all our supporters commit to just one of these simple acts, it will go a long way towards challenging the stereotypes of refugees that persist in the UK.