Something good for the future of the association and its library

The smell of dusty furniture, lively chatter of volunteers and youthful energy. This was spreading from the storage room at the headquarters of the UN Association of Slovenia the past weekend. To mark the Day of changes the volunteers of Slovenian UN Association decided it was time to roll up their sleeves and arrange a cleaning action to organize association headquarters and make them ready for new projects in the coming year.


Study Trip to Cyprus

United Nations Youth Association Network (UNYANET) is organizing a Study Trip to Cyprus between 28 August and 5 September 2015. All members of the youth section of the UNA Slovenia are invited to participate. Application is open till 20 March 2015.


MUNSC two-day conference 2015: Situation in Somalia

(Photo - MUNSC)Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana hosted another MUNSC conference that took place on the 13th and 14th of February 2015. This year MUNSC members were transported in a year 1993 during the ongoing escalation of the situation in Somalia. The conference was officially opened with a speech by professor Dr. Bojko Bučar, the president of the UN Association of Slovenia, followed by a short address of the Secretary-General of the conference Vid Tomić.


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: Message for International Women's Day, 8 March

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. (Photo - ZN)

VIENNA, 8 March (UN Information Service) - Twenty years ago, when the world convened a landmark conference on women's human rights, the devastating conflict in the former Yugoslavia prompted deserved attention to rape and other war crimes there against civilians. Two decades later, with girls as young as seven not only targeted but used as weapons by violent extremists, it would be easy to lose heart about the value of international gatherings. But while we have a long way to go to achieve full equality - with ending gender-based violence a central goal - progress over the past two decades has proven the enduring value of the 1995 Beijing Conference on Women.


Three quarters of the world has limited or no access to pain relief medications, says INCB Report

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VIENNA, 3 March (UN Information Service) - Around 5.5 billion people still have limited or no access to medicines containing narcotic drugs such as codeine or morphine, leaving 75 per cent of the world population without access to proper pain relief treatment, the Vienna-based International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) says in its Annual Report for 2014, launched today in London.