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Youth Envoy Action Guide 2011 Redesign - Complete

Youth Envoy Action Guide 2011 Redesign - Complete

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 Y outh En v o y    Action Guide 2011!
Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office777 UN Plaza Suite 7G / New York NY 10017P 212 986 5165 / F 212 983 5498 /office@uu-uno.org/www.uu-uno.org
 
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UU-UNO
 
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 The Unitarian Universalist United Nations O
ce promotesthe goal of world community with peace, liberty and justicefor all, as reflected in the United Nations Charter. Throughtargeted education, advocacy and outreach, we engageUnitarian Universalists in support of internationalcooperation and the work of the United Nations.
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 ATIONS 
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 ILLENNIUM 
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 EVELOPMENT 
OALS 
1.Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger2.Achieve universal primary education3.Promote gender equality and empower women4.Reduce child mortality 5.Improve maternal health6.Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases7.Ensure environmental sustainability 
8.
Develop a global partnership for development
 
 History of the UU-UNO and the Envoy Program
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1998195019711998
Universalist Church of America and the American Unitarian Association adoptresolutions in support of the UN.Unitarians and Universalistsconvene the first UN seminar. The first
Window on the World 
is published.Canadian Envoy Elaine Harvey leads a faith
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basedcaucus working on the Rome Statute, which createsthe International Criminal Court. The first Intergenerational Spring Seminar is held.
 Adlai Stevenson
 Adlai Stevenson suggest to UUA PresidentRev. Dana Greeley that UU congregationsappoint local envoys. The UU O
ce at the United Nations opensits doors at the newly constructed ChurchCenter directly across from the UN. The UU O
ce becomes independent fromthe UUA and incorporates as the UU
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UNO.
196219631970
Unitarian and Universalist denominations merge tocreate the Unitarian Universalist Association and forman Advisory Committee on the United Nations. The Internship Program is established The UU
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UNO pledges support for the MillenniumDevelopment Goals
MDGs
 )
to combat global poverty.
2004200119561961
 The UU
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UNO becomes the first faith
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based NGOat the UN with an LGBT Human Rights Program.
20082009
 The UU
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UNO hires the first ever full
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timeEnvoy Coordinator.
United NationsHeadquarters
2011
 The UU
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UNO returns to the UUA as partof the O
ce of International Resources.
Summer Interns

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