Human Rights Day is celebrated around the world to commemorate the signing of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December, 1948. The Boulder County chapter of the United Nations Association-USA celebrates this day each year by honoring a Boulder County resident for outstanding work in promoting human rights internationally. This year […]
Our chapter hosted a panel discussion with refugee members of our community and public and private sector partners serving refugees and immigrant communities. We had an engaging event with attendees and local non-profits providing Colorado refugee and immigrant communities with hope, dignity, and inclusiveness. We launched our UNA Adopt-A-Future fund raising campaign to help equip […]
Eric Glustrom is UNA Boulder’s International Human Rights Award winner for 2009 and the founder of an NGO called Educate. This group focuses on educating Ugandan youth through an innovative entrepreneurship program. Eric’s passion for Ugandan youth started when he was just in high school. He planned a trip to Uganda to make a film showing […]
In 2007, UNA Boulder County awarded Carl Tinstman the chapter’s annual International Human Rights Award. He has made an incredible difference in the world in his efforts to eradicate polio. Carl retired in 2005, but he is determined to contribute to the polio eradication effort, now 99% complete, until eradication reaches 100%, which he believes will […]
Our chapter of UNA-Boulder County raised funds last year to help the non-profit, Educate!, launch its sustainable-schooling program at Budadiri Girls School in Uganda.