Jeffrey D. Sachs

  Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable development. Sachs is widely recognized for bold and effective strategies to address complex challenges including the escape from extreme poverty, the global battle against human-induced climate change, international debt and financial crises, national economic reforms, and the […]

Seeing Through the Eyes and Stories of Refugees

Seeing Through the Eyes and Stories of Refugees Child refugees, Glocally Connected Every year, millions of men, women, children, families are caught in a crossfire of political conflicts, war, and violence in many countries like Syria, Yemen, and Afghanistan. According to UNHCR, there were about 68 million people forced to leave their homes and countries due to […]

Raising Environmental Awareness from the Deep Sea to the Arctic

Raising Environmental Awareness from the Deep Sea to the Arctic Kapu Collective A picture says a thousand words…more so, if they’re on the edge of a waterfall, underwater, or among the broken ice pieces in the Arctic. These sums up the fascinating art pieces that Hula and Kapu have done and been doing. Brothers, born and raised […]

Tackling Plastic Pollution with Trash Art…A Look at our Waste Habits

Tackling Plastic Pollution with Trash Art…A Look at our Waste Habits The River by Katie Williams Amid the growing plastic pollution crisis, we see people rising up and taking a stand in a lot of different ways. Plastic pollution protests can range from marching in the streets to more unorthodox methods, such as protest art. Protest […]

‘We’re not for Sale’ — a March on Human Trafficking

‘We’re not for Sale’ — a March on Human Trafficking People’s march on human trafficking in Hollywood, CA On April 6th, people from all walks of life gathered and marched together on the streets of Hollywood to call for an end on human trafficking. According to United Nations, human trafficking takes place in every country with […]

45th Anniversary of Education and Sharing

45th Anniversary of Education and Sharing!  April 5, 2023 April 2nd marked the 45th Anniversary of Education and Sharing! UNA-USA was honored to join Mayor Andre Dickens of Atlanta, GA, our UNA-USA Youth Observer, Himaja Nagireddy, our Global Goals Ambassador SDG #4 – Quality Education, Virgil Parker, and incredible students & teachers across our country to […]

UN WATER CONFERENCE 2023

UN Water Conference 2023: Observations from a long-time Water Stewardship Practitioner  April 6, 2023 On March 22-24, 2023 Marcia Brewster from the UNA Westchester Chapter represented UNA-USA at the UN Water Conference in New York City!  The report brings Marcia’s observations and knowledge from a three-decade career at the United Nations focusing on water, sanitation, […]