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UNA-ORLANDO SPECIAL PROJECTS
UNA-Orlando is currently developing numerous ongoing projects that will be available for UNA-Orlando members, Model UN students, and others. Two projects are ready now and anyone can get involved. As more projects become available, details for each will be found using the Special Projects tab at the top of this page.
The UNA-Orlando New Neighbors Back-to-School Brunch
Saturday, August 6th, 2016, 11:00AM-1:00PM | Langford Park, 1808 E. Central Boulevard, Orlando 32803
As part of the UNA-Orlando New Neighbors Project and UNA-USA Adopt-a-Future initiative, UNA-Orlando has joined forces with UNA-USA and with the Global Hope Network International, and other local partners to hold a special event. The purpose of the event is to provide back-to-school supplies to the children of refugees and to welcome newly arrived families and individuals to Orlando as neighbors, not as strangers.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION
How a Farming Project in Brazil Turned
Into a Social and Ecological Tragedy
Victoria Jaggard | Smithsonian.com | August 18, 2015
HUMAN AND CIVIL RIGHTS
Turkey’s response to attempted coup must
be grounded in human rights and rule of law
Zeid Ra’ad | OHCHR | 19 July 2016
GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT
Zanzibar Island: Leadership Roles for Women
UN News Center | 10 April 2016
POLITICS, DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE, AND CIVIL SOCIETY
One protester killed in Goma during opposition-organised
protests against President Joseph Kabila’s plan to delay elections
Jason Burke | The Guardian | 26 May 2016
WEALTH, POVERTY, AND INEQUALITY
The shrinking middle class in U.S. metropolitan areas: 6 key findings
Rakesh Kochhar, Richard Fry | Pew Research Center | May 12, 2016
REFUGEES AND DISPLACED POPULATIONS
6 Richest Countries Are Host to Just 9% of the World's Refugees
Sarah Lazare | AlterNet | July 18, 2016