Each year, the San Diego Chapter of the UNA commemorates the founding of the United Nations, hosting high level speakers from the US State Department, (e.g. Stephen O’Dowd, Director of Economic & Development Affairs); UN Officials, (e.g. Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for UN Secretary General) and influential multi-national NGOs (e.g. Chief Operating Officer, Carrie Hessler-Radelet for Project Concern International), to celebrate our broader community’s efforts as contributing global citizens.
This year’s celebration is in conjunction with the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and focuses on its Article 1: “…everyone should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood”. Our program will link the health of our planet and our immediate environment with the need of everyone having access to safe, affordable and equitable primary health care services.