Dallas, TX, October 22, 2017 --(PR.com
United Nations Day - On Oct. 24, 1945, the United Nations officially came into being with the ratification of its founding charter. On Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, The Dallas United Nations Association and North Texas community leaders will celebrate the life-saving work of the United Nations and its agencies.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins
Hugh Dugan, International affairs scholar /U.S. Dept. of State diplomat
Vana Hammond, Chief of Community Relations - Office of Dallas Mayor Rawlings
Cotishea Anderson, Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility - Ericsson North America
Taylor Toynes, Community Organizer - For Oak Cliff
Interviews available: 10/20-24
October 24, 2017 / 11am – 2pm
12pm – Keynote Address (Dugan)
12:45pm – Panel Awards (Hammond, Anderson, Toynes)
University of North Texas College of Law [Entrance]/ 1901 Main Street, Dallas 75201
1. Keynote speaker/Panelists accepting UNA Dallas awards.
2. Book launch/signing of “Hope Over Fear – Bridges Toward a Better World”. Hope Over Fear offers a timely message of global peace with a historical overview of the Dallas Chapter of the United Nations Association of the U.S.A. from 1953 through 2015.
The Dallas United Nations Association is a member of the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. For more than 70 years, UNA-USA has worked to accomplish its mission through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education programs, and public events. UNA-USA is a program of the United Nations Foundation. UNA-USA and its sister organization the Better World Campaign represent the single largest network of advocates and supporters of the United Nations in the world. Learn more about Dallas UNA at https://www.dallas-una.org/