ABOUT THE UNA-USA in PORTLAND United Nations Association of the USA,
We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan
organization that supports the work of the United Nations in the Oregon area
we encourage active civic participation in the most important social and
economic issues facing the world today.
the Board of Directors for
UNA USA Portland Chapter.
From left to right: Karen Ettinger, Vice President, Gordon Green,
secretary, Gwen Barnard, Vice President, Elaine Nelson, Treasurer, and
David Poindexter, President.
The United Nations
currently has approximately 120,000 peace-keepers in 16 operations on
four continents; assists over 36 million refugees and people fleeing
war, famine or persecution; it provides food to 90 million people in 73
countries; it promotes maternal health, saving the lives of 30 million
women a year; protects and promotes human rights through 80
treaties/declarations. With our support the U.N. is creating a better
world every day. Go online to:
The U.N. is not perfect but it is indispensable!
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