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UN Democracy Day lecture

The annual UN Democracy Day lecture, organised by UNA Edinburgh, will be held on Monday 15 September 2014 from 6.00 to 8.00 pm at the Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh.

Click here to register  – Invitation to the UNAS Commemoration of UN Democracy Day 2014

For more information, go to the UNA Edinburgh website at unaedinburgh.com

UNAS Committee meeting

The next meeting of the UNA Scotland Committee is planned for 11.30 am on Saturday, 27 September 2014 in Glasgow.

EUTMUN Conference

The inaugural session of the Edinburgh University Training Model United Nations Conference (EUTMUN) will be held at the historic Old College on Saturday, the 4th of October 2014 from 9 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.

EUTMUN is a day-long MUN Conference designed to serve as an introduction to university-level model UN for high school and beginner-level university MUNers. The day will feature an introduction to the rules of procedure as well as several hours of debate, negotiation, and (if time permits) some excellent draft resolutions.

More information about the Conference, including the registration form, can be found on our website http://www.scotmun.com/#!eutmun-conference/ct1a. For any clarification on this invitation and the conference itself, the EdMUN committee can also be contacted on: edmuncom@gmail.com.

UN Human Rights Day

UNA Scotland will hold an event at the Scottish Parliament from 6.00 – 8.00pm on 10 December 2014, to commemorate UN Human Rights Day. Our guest speaker will be Mr Chris Roles, Director of Age International.

Conference on Nuclear Weapons

A conference ‘New International Developments on Nuclear Weapons: Scotland’s Focus’, organised jointly by  the Cross Party Group on Nuclear Disarmament and UNA Edinburgh was held on Wednesday 25 June.

Following the presentation and discussion there was a reception in memory of our dear friend and colleague, Dr Alec Gaines, who devoted himself to the abolition of nuclear weapons and to making the world a safer and better place for us all to live in.

For a full report of the event, go to the UNA Edinburgh website at unaedinburgh.com

Desks available at UN House

Desks are available at UN House, 4 Hunter Square, Edinburgh EH1 1QW.  Very reasonable rental cost which includes heating, lighting and services.  Available immediately.  For more information, please contact Gari Donn on g.donn@ed.ac.uk or phone 07803 176299

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