International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction – 13th October

2019 Theme: Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services   “Making infrastructure more climate-resilient can have a benefit-cost ratio of about six to one. For every dollar invested, six dollars can be saved. This means that investing in climate resilience creates jobs and saves money.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres Resources: Continue Reading

Peace Day

UNAAWA INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE CELEBRATION Fremantle Town Hall, 2 – 4 pm, 22 September 2019 Invitation to Join Us in the Partners for Peace Fair The United Nations Association of Australia (WA Division) is part of a world-wide peoples movement supporting the ideals and work of the United Nations. We invite you or your Continue Reading

15 September – International Day of Democracy

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that, “the will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government”. Built on the foundation of equality, inclusion and participation, democracy gives the common people the right to participate in the decisions of the government either directly or through elected official representatives. It is Continue Reading