International Events

Here are a list of events recognized by the United Nations, United Nations Association in Canada and its respective branches.

Local Events

Here are events organized by United Nations Association in Canada, Prince George.


Recent News


June 2017, UNAC National AGM

Representatives from UNAC Prince George were present for the 2017 Annual General Meeting taking place in Ottawa, ON. 2017 Vice President Don Ireland gave a stellar presentation to the other branches and the national office on the accomplishments and events that Prince George had participated in, including our flagship program the Sport-in-a-Box Program. This AGM

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2017 Annual General Meeting

On May 29, the United Nations Association in Canada, Prince George branch is hosting their 2017 Annual General Meeting at the Prince George Public Library. This meeting will take place to commence the 2017/2018 season for the Prince George branch, and will consist of: – Going over and sharing the completed projects and events of

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October 15, 2016 – World Food Day

On October 15, 2016 volunteers from the Prince George branch of UNAC had a booth set up at the Prince George Farmers Market to promote UNAC in the city of Prince George as well as to educate and promote World Food Day. “One of the biggest issues related to climate change is food security. The

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November 25, 2016 – International Day to End Violence Against Women

On November 25, 2016 volunteers from UNAC, UNBC, and the Northern Women’s Centre were handing out white ribbons to men on campus. Additionally, tables were set up with information/statistics about violence against women. UNAC provided poster with information from an international perspective, and our table handouts about violence against women. Special thanks to all members

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United Nations Day 2016

On October 25th 2016 the United Nations Association in Canada, Prince George branch celebrated the 71st anniversary of the United Nations by having the UN flag raised on a local landmark: Mr. PG. Mr. PG is a statue, mascot and monument that welcomes travelers into the city of Prince George. The flag was raised on

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Red Dress Campaign 2016

The Prince George branch of the United Nations Associations in Canada was honored to take part in a national campaign, the REDress Project. The REDress Project “focuses around the issue of missing or murdered Aboriginal women across Canada. It is an installation art project based on an aesthetic response to this critical national issue.” The

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UNAC Prince George Information Session [UPDATED]

The UN Association is a historic non-profit organization that aims to educate and engage Canadians in the work of the UN and international issues that affect us all. Our local branch is seeking practical ways to promote equality, dignity, and justice right here in Prince George. This event will involve a power point presentation to

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2016 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

The second annual flag-raising ceremony for the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers took place on May 30 at Prince George City Hall. Special thanks to the Canadian Veterans of United nations Peacekeeping, the City of Prince George and Mayor Lynn hall for being present for this event and contributing. Special guest speaker City of

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May 19, UNAC Prince George AGM

On May 19 the Prince George branch of the United Nations Association in Canada held it’s third annual Annual General Meeting at the Prince George Public Library. Presentations highlighting the branch’s accomplishments for 2015/2016 were shown, and the 2016/2017 Executive was voted in. Your 2016/2017 UNAC-PG executive is: President = Michelle Metzger Vice President =Tashi

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Sport-in-a-Box #6 – April 2, 2016

On April 2, 2016 UNAC Prince George held it’s 6th Sport-in-a-Box session on “MDG-2, Universal Primary Education”. Special guest speaker UNAC Director Tashi Yang Chung Sherpa was present to talk to the students about the education system in Nepal.

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Sport in a Box #5 – March 30

On March 30 UNAC-PG with community partners the Latino Association of Prince George held its 5th Sport-in-a-Box session on “Nutrition, Health, and Physical Activity”

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Sport-in-a-Box Official Day and Guest Speaker

The United Nations Association in Canada is pleased to announce the official launch of the Sport-in-a-Box program in Prince George! After an excellent trial period involving our organization we are now rolling out the program with help from our sponsors the Pacific Sports Program and the Prince George School District. To celebrate this launch an

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CKPG – Sport in a Box in Prince George

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Sport in a Box Day 4 February 19, 2016

This Sport-in-a-Box session was on “Water World”, where PG students learned about HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases while focusing on the importance of water.

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Sport in a Box 3: February 12 2016

On our third Sport-in-a-Box program day, students from all around Prince George learned about maternal health and child mortality through health games that drew the connection between physical activity and healthy lifestyles. It was a very successful date with a lot of excited participants!

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Sport-in-a-Box Day 2: January 29, 2016

The United Nations Association in Canada, Prince George branch has completed the second session of Sport-in-a-Box in the city of Prince George. The session that was held for Sport-in-a-Box on January 29 was “To Walk or Not to Walk – Your Body, Your Life”. Special thanks again to Giulliana for volunteering to run the program

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Sport-in-a-Box 2016: January 15

The United Nations Association in Canada, Prince George branch is pleased to announce that the first day of our Sport-in-a-Box program has been completed in the city of Prince George! Special thanks to John Scott for coming by to talk to the kids about the role of peacekeeping in the UN, Giulliana for volunteering to

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2015 UNAC Prince George Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction

This year the United Nations Association in Canada, Prince George celebrated it’s second year in Prince George! This was capped with our annual fundraising dinner, which took place at the Twisted Cork Restaurant on November 6. Special guest speaker George Somerwill was present to give a few words to those who came out to support

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Guest Speaker George Somerwill

We were very fortunate to have former UN Peacekeeper and Provincial Representative for UNAC George Somerwill present during our UN Day celebrations. Several schools including the University of Northern British Columbia (for their Global Friday event) took part by having George Somerwill speak to students about the UN and what they do around the world.

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UN Day 2015

UNAC-Prince George was fortunate to have been able to celebrate United Nations Day on October 24th, 2015. A flag raising ceremony was held at Prince George City Hall, with UNAC members and community partners present to mark the momentous occasion. It was a celebration of both UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the United

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2015 Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction

FundraisingDinnerPoster Come join UNAC- Prince George for our annual fundraising dinner. We will be hosting the dinner and silent auction on November 6, 2015 at 5:30pm at The Twisted Cork Restaurant in Prince George (1157 5 Ave, Prince George). Special Guest speaker George Somerwill will be present to speak to the group; George Somerwill is

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Global Goals by Kyle Cameron Would like to share The Global Goals laid out by the United Nations in September. These goals may seem broad or unobtainable but it is important to recognize that the predecessor of the Global Goals, the Millennium Development Goals in September 2000 was just as ambitious and criticized by people for being unobtainable. Interesting

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International Day of Peace

“Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.” (United Nations) The United Nations has declared September 21st International Day of Peace. In Prince George,

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Aboriginal Day 2015

(Special thanks to the city of Prince George for providing photos of the event) UNAC-Prince George would like to thank the city of Prince George and Lheidli T’enneh for inviting us to Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2015. There was a flag-raising ceremony as well as a procession to the renamed Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park

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UNAC National AGM

The United Nations Association in Canada’s national annual general meeting (AGM) has been concluded; this event took place on June 12-14 and was hosted by the Hamilton branch of UNAC. The 3-day event took place at McMaster University, and consisted of a series of expert panels on the history of the United Nations: “[email protected]”. This

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Welcome to the UNAC-PG website

I would like to welcome everyone to the new and improved United Nations Association in Canada, Prince George website. We hope that this website will help you learn more about our organization, see what kind of events we are involved in, and give you the necessary information needed if you would like to donate or

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UNAC-PG 2015 AGM and New Board of Directors

On May 21 the United Nations Association of Canada, Prince George branch celebrated it’s first Annual General Meeting at the University of Northern British Columbia. This event marked the one year anniversary of the Prince George chapter of UNAC. The event was opened with World Day for Diaglogue for Diversity and Development, which involved those

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