Selected Press Releases

2020 October | San Diego Chapter to Recognize Local Community Leaders as Sustainable Development Advocates 

2020 September | San Diego Chapter Endorses Hunger Action Month, a Campaign by Feeding San Diego to Take Action to End Hunger

2019 October | Our Planet. Our Future. UNA-USA San Diego Celebrate the UN’s 74th Anniversary

2019 March | UNA-USA San Diego Hosts Non-Binary Identities Parallel Event during UN Commission on the Status of Women

2019 March | San Diego Delegation to Attend UN Commission on Status Of Women

2018 December | Exhibition Opening Migration and Human Rights

2018 October | California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Visit Chapter for UN Day 2018

2018 July | Senior Women Soccer Ambassadors To Compete in Friendly Games in Norway

2018 June | Eleanor Roosevelt Gallery Opening

2018 March | UNA San Diego Hosting Event at UN CSW62

2018 January | U.N.D.P Deputy Director Yesim Oruc to Visit San Diego Chapter

2017 December | Human Rights Day of Action & Visit from U.N. IOM

2017 October | U.N. Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric to Visit San Diego Chapter

2016 October | Lakshmi Puri UN Assistant Secretary-General @UN Day Celebration in San Diego

2016 June | San Diego Innaugural International Day of Yoga (IDY)

2016 March | Visit of Secretary-General Kevin KennedyAttendance at 60th UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

2015 October | Celebration of United Nations Day

2015 November | Establishment of Youth Advisory Board

2015 June | Establishment of Advisory Board

2014 November | 1st Public Consultation on UN Post-2015 Development Agenda

SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

2020 | Nathan Luke Williams, UNHCR Liasion Officer, Recognizes UNA-USA San Diego during World Refugee Day 

2020 | Lisa Laskaridis, United Nations Public Information Officer, Head of Communications for UN75 Acknowledges San Diego Chapter During the Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the UN Charter Signing

2020 | United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Assistant Secretary-General, Satya Tripathi Recognizes the Climate Controller  Patch, a collaboration between UNA-USA San Diego, Feeding San Diego and San Diego Girl Scouts 

2016 | UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon Recognizes San Diego Chapter on 70th Anniversary

2016 | Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Recognizes San Diego Chapter on 70th Anniversary

2016 | UN Assistant Secretary-General Lakshmi Puri Acceptance Letter Chapter’s Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award

2016 | Lakshmi Puri Updated Official Bio Including UNA-USA San Diego Chapter’s Award

MEDIA COVERAGE

Feeding San Diego | UNA-USA San Diego recognizes Feeding San Diego as #RealLifeHeroes

Balboa Park | UNA San Diego Featured at the Balboa Park To You (BP2U) Series 

KPBS | Our Planet. Our Future | The Climate is Changing and so Should WE

San Diego Tribune | San Diegans to stress sexual identity concerns at U.N. Status of Women Commission

Times of San Diego | Local Chapter Headed to Ocean Conference at U.N. Headquarters

The San Diego Union Tribune (UT) | Hundreds strike a pose in Balboa Park

The San Diego Union Tribune (UT) | Lowell Blankfort, 88, was Star-News editor

La Jolla Light | United Nations group to hold a gala at UC San Diego

German American Chambers of Commerce CaliforniaGACC California Honoring United Nations Association San Diego Through Sponsorship

ChicagoNow | Anti-Bullying Coalition Brings United Nations Association to San Diego Comic-Con

GeekWire | How to zap bullying: Pop Culture Hero Coalition encourages real-life heroism at Comic-Con

PRWEB | Peace Gathering Coming to Soka University Oct. 2, 2014

Blastr | How the Pop Culture Hero Coalition brings together sci-fi stars to create a more inclusive geekdom

Laguna Beach Unified School Distict | Teacher to Join UNA-USA San Diego Delegation attending UN CSW59