Welcome to the NCRB-UNAC

We are the National Capital Region Branch of the United Nations Association in Canada – a local, not-for-profit organization that works to educate, engage, and connect the citizens of the National Capital Region with the work of the United Nations.

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A Better World Starts HERE.

It starts in our homes. In our schools and communities. In our country. It starts with you.

The National Capital Region Branch (UNAC-NCRB) is dedicated to promoting change locally that radiates out to the national and international levels. We work at educating, engaging, and participating in the goals set forth by the United Nations.

The United Nations is us: each and every person on this planet, and what we make of it.

OUR ISSUES

The NCRB-UNAC passionately supports awareness and education around many causes near to heart of the United Nations. Through fundraising, hosting or promoting events, educational campaigns and sharing information the NCRB-UNAC seeks to spread awareness in Canada’s National Capital Region about issues of global concern. Some of the many issues the NCRB-UNAC support include climate change, food security, human rights, humanitarian aid and disaster relief, and poverty reduction. To learn more about these causes visit our issues page.

News and Events

CURRENT ISSUE : WINTER 2018

Inside this current issue of the NCRB-UNAC Newsletter you’ll read about:

  • A Web of Crises and Hope with a new UN Season
  • UNICEF on Cyberspace: Threat or Aid to the World’s Children?
  • World Bank Actions in Africa
  • The International Day of the Girl at the UN Headquarters in NYC
  • The Nobel Peace Prize and the UNA: How Many Degrees
    of Separation?
  • A Minefield of Saved Lives
  • Canada and the World
  • The UN and Refugees: NCR Branch at Parkdale Montessori
  • The Sustainable Development Goals
  • Executive Committee 2017-2018
  • UN Observance Days for Winter – Spring 2018

Upcoming Events

  • The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 18 November
    November 18, 2019

  • World Toilet Day 19 November
    November 19, 2019

  • Universal Children's Day 20 November
    November 20, 2019

  • Africa Industrialization Day 20 November
    November 20, 2019

  • World Television Day 21 November
    November 21, 2019

Recent News

UN Day – October 24

UN Day – October 24

United Nations Day highlights the enduring ideals of the Charter, which entered into force on this date 74 years ago. Amid stormy global seas, the Charter remains our shared moral anchor." — UN Secretary-General António Guterres UN Day marks the anniversary of the...

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Town Hall – October 24 UN Day – The United Nations at 75 and Beyond: Problems, Progress and Prognosis” – at Ottawa City Hall 7pm hosted by National Capital Region Branch

Town Hall – October 24 UN Day – The United Nations at 75 and Beyond: Problems, Progress and Prognosis” – at Ottawa City Hall 7pm hosted by National Capital Region Branch

Dear friends, ​Next year, 2020, will be the UN’s 75th anniversary. It will be marked not only a year from now on UN Day, October 24, 2020, but around the world with discussions between now and then about the state of the world and what the United Nations has...

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Turning waste into wealth: World Habitat Day focus on cleaning up cities

World Habitat Day - October 7 (From UN News) 7 October 2019 SDGs Waste can have a devastating effect on public health, the environment, and the climate, but cutting-edge innovation and technology can provide improved, cheaper solutions to the challenge, and help...

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   Thursday, October 24, 2019   Ottawa City Hall – 110 Laurier Ave. West, 2 Floor – Colonel By Room Parking available on site   6:00-6:45 p.m.​Annual General Meeting (for members of the Branch) 7:00 p.m.​​Town Hall on the UN at 75 (open to the public)   The United Nations at 75 and Beyond: Problems, Progress and Prognosis

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Thursday, October 24, 2019 Ottawa City Hall – 110 Laurier Ave. West, 2 Floor – Colonel By Room Parking available on site 6:00-6:45 p.m.​Annual General Meeting (for members of the Branch) 7:00 p.m.​​Town Hall on the UN at 75 (open to the public) The United Nations at 75 and Beyond: Problems, Progress and Prognosis

United Nations Association in Canada National Capital Region Branch Association canadienne pour les Nations Unies Section de la Région de la Capitale nationale NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Thursday, October 24, 2019 Ottawa City Hall - 110 Laurier Ave. West, 2...

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Happy 2019

Best wishes from our Executive Committee for a healthy, joyous and prosperous new year for you, your family, and colleagues.

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December 10 70th Anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights

Today let’s Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights! #StandUpforHumanRights #UDHR70 #Cdncharter #humanrights #globalcitizen #cdnpoli #canada #georginabencsik @unitednations @unesco @unwomen Today highlight’s many important breakthroughs...

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