UNACTO

About Us

Who We Are

The United Nations Association in Canada Toronto Region Branch (UNACTO) is a division of the United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) which is a historic, national charitable organization, established in 1946.

 

UNA-Canada is a founding member of the World Federation of United Nations Association (WFUNA) and today holds its elected Vice-Chair representing global civil society.

Mission

UNACTO is dedicated to elevating the principles of the UN Charter and to accomplishing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals through innovative programming. Our work is guided by three core principles: Integrity, Inclusiveness and Compassion.

We believe in building a better tomorrow by engaging the youth of the Greater Toronto Area and in growing global citizens through knowledge of the UN and its initiatives.

Functions

Events

The holding of public meetings either by itself or jointly with other organizations.

Projects

The designing and conducting of programs aimed at encouraging interest.

Publications

The preparation, collection and dissemination of publications and materials.

Fundraising

The raising of funds, including donations, to enable UNACTO to work effectively.

UNACTO Executive

 

President

Irene Kashelsky

Vice President

Staci Benny

Secretary & Treasurer

Michael Jackman

UNACTO Board of Directors

 

Christine Dikongué

George Lepine

Hyona Park

Sheri Majdpour

Jean Pilaprat

Kiu Rezvanifer

Fadwa Yehia

UNA-Canada National Executive

 

President & CEO of UNA-Canada

Kate White

Ontario Regional Director

Jasmine Jackman

UNACTO Advisors

Governance

Rui Zhang

Board of Directors

Brent Saunders

UNACTO Operational Team

​Governance Director

Rachel Bunbury
 

Governance Team

Fay Edwards

Amir Soltaninia

Marya Salhab

Olivia Dorado

Project Leads

Daniel Amaya

Alexia Cito

Ashoke Mohanraj

Hyona Park

Rose Nixon

Milena Glumac

Martine Ghazouli

Maria Marchyshyn

Project Coordinators

Raed Altal

Milan Pekovic

Impact Analytics Specialists

Tehseen Rana

Arsh Randhawa

April Wang
 

Financial Specialist

Shubdeep Randhawa
 

Communications Director

Kaitlynn Carroll

Communications Assistant

Sharmin Hassaniani

 

Graphic Designer

Laila Zabaneh

 

Photographer & Videographer

Yazan Kalaldeh

Public Relations & Outreach Specialist

Elan Schwartz

 

Editor

Ali Pracha
 

Writers

Racha Abou Chakra

David Rintoul
Brienna Charlebois

Digital Media Specialist

Brieanna Charlebois


Content Assistant

Vidya Pandiaraju

Sponsorship Specialist

Nidhi Mehra 

 

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