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The United Nations was formed to foster global peace, justice and prosperity. It has succeeded in its fundamental mission of preventing a third world war




Involvement with the United Nations Ass. includes a range of exclusive benefits such as events at the UN,across the U.S., and opportunities to advocate




The mission of the United Nations Association of Pasadena is to raise public awareness and support for the UN and advocate for increased competence.


The United States has a mixed record on human rights.

Despite early leadership on human rights during the 20th century, the United States, unlike many other nations around the world, has not ratified most of the major human rights treaties.

U.S. foreign policy does not always respect human rights and the government also fails to protect key human rights domestically, especially economic and social rights.

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Bridging the Education Gap and Creating Global Citizens

Model United Nations is an authentic simulation of the UN General Assembly, UN Security Council, or other multilateral body, which introduces students to the world of diplomacy, negotiation, and decision making.

At Model UN, students step into the shoes of ambassadors of countries that are members of the UN, from Argentina, Brazil, Canada to Zimbabwe.

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Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December.

It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

This year’s Human Rights Day is devoted to the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of the two International Covenants on Human Rights: the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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