The statistics are daunting: there are over thirty four million people living with HIV world wide, thirty million of which that live in developing countries, and over one thousand children are infected with HIV per day, with even more adult infections on the rise. Today we commemorate World AIDS Day to raise HIV awareness and […]
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign is an international campaign that originated from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute sponsored by the Rutgers Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) in 1991. The 16 Days extends from November 25th- International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women– and December 10th- International Human […]
So for those of you who haven’t been keeping up with the UNA-GB this fall, check out all the coverage regarding our 9th Annual Global Voices Film Festival, including in depth analysis of the films and panelists, as well as photos and participant reflections at our sister blog – Global Voices. The films and panelists […]
We hope you enjoyed the first weekend of the Global Voices Film Festival – we know we did! See a full recap of the first two film nights here: http://bostonfilms.wordpress.com/2010/09/27/film-festivals-first-weekend-a-great-success/ We’re gearing up for a big second weekend and we hope you are too! Check out information about the films and our really amazing panelists […]
You’re invited! If you’ve been looking for powerful, international documentaries depicting some of the very critical issues of the world, now is the time to buy your tickets for the films screening on September 24-25, and October 1-2, 2010.
On December 18, 2009, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the International Year of Youth under the theme “Dialogue and Mutual Understanding” to begin on August 12, 2010 and to conclude on August 12, 2011. This year coincides with the 25th anniversary of the first International Year of Youth. Representing 18% of the global population, […]
August 9 was established as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People by the UN’s General Assembly in 1994 with the goal to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous people and to recognize significant achievements and contributions of the population. Recognizing indigenous filmmakers was the theme of the 2010 observance, with […]
Hello! My name is Christina and I’m a Programs and Membership intern this summer at the UNA-GB. I am from NY and currently attend Boston College as an undergraduate student studying International Studies and Hispanic Studies. In the remaining summer months other UNA-GB interns and myself will be creating new blog posts about UNA-GB’s events […]