Press Release: UNA-USA Dallas Gears Up For Its Annual UN Day Event, Honoring the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2018
PRESS CONTACT: Kai Stansberry
UNA-USA Dallas Gears Up For Its Annual UN Day Event, Honoring
the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
DALLAS/FORT WORTH - Shabnam Modgil, president of UNA-USA Dallas, released the following statement on the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
"On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, UNA-USA Dallas will host its UN Day event in honor of the 70thanniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a day that the international community set to reflect on the Universal Declaration and to reaffirm the enduring principles and standards it has helped establish. Our UN Day theme, “Human Rights, Close to Home.”, will give us an opportunity to pay tribute to several North Texans who stand up for equality, justice, and human dignity - shifting the world onto a more sustainable and resilient path.
The event, which will take place at Southern Methodist University from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., will feature a reception, keynote presentation, and awards ceremony. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and socialize with faith and community service groups, social justice organizations, community leaders, educators, legislators, as well as representatives from the United Nations and UNA-USA Dallas."
We hope that you will join us!
To learn more and purchase tickets, please visit www.dallas-una.org
Spread the word and let us now you're coming by using our hashtag, #UNDAYNTX on social media.
About UNA-USA: The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) is a grassroots movement of Americans who support the vital work of the United Nations in U.S. communities, colleges, and Congress. For more than 70 years, UNA-USA and its national network of 20,000 members and 200 Chapters have promoted strong U.S. leadership at the UN through advocacy campaigns, youth engagement, outreach programs, and public events.
About the United Nations Foundation: The United Nations Foundation builds public-private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems, and broadens support for the United Nations through advocacy and public outreach. Through innovative campaigns and initiatives, the Foundation connects people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 as a U.S. public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner and now is supported by philanthropic, corporate, government, and individual donors. Learn more at: www.unfoundation.org