Our latest activity report has been posted to the “Our work” tab.
Cross-Party Group on Human Rights
The next meeting of the Scottish Parliament’s CPG on Human Rights will be at 5.30 pm on Wednesday 12 March, jointly with the CPG on Human Trafficking. Please arrive by 5.15pm.The guest speaker is Ms Gunilla S. Ekberg. For full details and joining instructions, see CPG Human Rights 12.03.2014
Cross-Party Group on International Development
The next meeting of the Scottish Parliament’s CPG on International Development will be at 5.30 pm on Tuesday 18 March and will hear presentations from Challenges Worldwide and the University of Strathclyde. For more information, click here: CPG International Development
All members of UNA-UK have been invited to the Association’s AGM, which is to be held at 10.30 am on Saturday, 29 March in London. Check this link for full details – UNA-UK AGM
All members of UNA-UK have also been invited to the first “Staying Connected” event, to be held at 1.00 pm on Saturday, 29 March, at the same venue in London, after the AGM. This event, organised by the Procedure Committee, will provide an update on the work of the Association on the issues debated by the 2013 Policy Conference. Check this link for full details – Staying Connected
During November 2013, we held two conferences at the Scottish Parliament, jointly with the Cross-Party Group on Nuclear Disarmament. The first, on 1 November, was on the subject of the UN in a changing world and the second, on 20 November, was a major conference on the theme of “Building Trust Between Nations”.
Click this link for more information and a report of both conferences – Nuclear Disarmament Meetings November 2013
Successful Fundraising Dinner
Follow this link for a full report on our successful fundraising dinner, held on 8 November – Fundraising dinner 8 November 2013
Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
Rika Haga spoke to members of UNAS on 5 November on the continuing crisis at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. See here for two sets of presentation notes (pdf):