UNA NEWSLETTER | January – June 2019
69th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019 – The 69th Annual General Meeting of the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka was held on 23rd March, 2019 at the National Secretariat, 39/1, Cyril Jansz Mawatha, Panadura.
The event commenced with the hoisting the National Flag by Secretary General Mr. Errol Smith, and the UN Flag by the Executive Chairman Mr. M. M. Zawahir. Over 60 members were present at the Annual General Meeting.
UNA NEWS LETTER | July – December 2018
WFUNA – 42nd Plenary Assembly 42nd Plenary Assembly of World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic from 17th to 21st October, 2018. The Deputy Executive Chairman, HRH Prince, Dato Seri, Ambassador, Deshakeerthi, Dr. Mohamed Marzook Mohamed Rushanudeen, J.P(WI), and his spouse Mrs. Mohamed Nizar…
UNA NEWS LETTER | January – June 2018
68th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 – 68th Annual General Meeting of the United Nations Association was held on 25th March, 2018 at the National Secretariat, 39/1, Cyril Jansz Mawatha, Panadura following hoisting the National Flag by Executive Chairman – Mr. M. M. Zawahir, the UN Flag by the Secretary General Mr. Errol G. Smith and the Peace Flag by Brigadier G.V….
UNA NEWS LETTER | July – December 2017
National Observance of the 72nd United Nations Day – United Nations Association of Sri Lanka conducted the National Observance of the 72nd United Nations Day at a function at the Bishop’s College Auditorium, Colombo 3 on 22nd of October 2017 with the distinguished participation of Brigadier Granville Elapatha as the Chief Guest, Dr. Shiran Deraniyagala, as the…
UNA NEWS LETTER | January – June 2017
Climate Change and Global Warming – Paris Agreement in turmoil The Paris Agreement on Global Warming and Climate Change which was adopted in December 2015 with nearly 150 countries ratifying the agreement, is in turmoil due to United States indicating its intention to withdraw from the agreement. This agreement was ratified by President Obama in December 2015….
WFUNA Foundation Launches in India
New Delhi, India — WFUNA is excited to announce the launch of the WFUNA Foundation in India. On March 3, Indian External Affairs Minister, Hon. Sushma Swaraj, and the Director of the United Nations Information Center for India and Bhutan, Ms. Kiran Mehra-Kerpelman, joined WFUNA’s Treasurer, Mr. Sundeep Bhutoria, and Indian Federation of United…
WFUNA Youth Seminar Gets a Warm Welcome in Jaipur
Youth Seminar participants with Hon. Governor of Rajasthan Mr. Kalyan Singh at an event organised by WFUNA Foundation, India TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015 JAIPUR, INDIA – Representatives from India’s government, the UN and WFUNA leadership were present on Sunday, 29 March for the official inauguration of the WFUNA Youth Seminar at the campus of Jayshree…