UNACTO

Journal

24 Sep 2019

“Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up. And change is coming, whether you like it or not.” —Greta Thunberg

16-year-old, climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a pow...

21 Jun 2019

Support the Indigenous and LGBTQ+ communities at the following local events around Toronto this month!

18 – 23 June
Indigenous Arts Festival at Fort York

21 – 23 June
Toronto Pride Festival

22 June
Na-M...

20 Jun 2019

Last month, Irene Kashelsky was elected as UNACTO's new branch President by our Board of Directors at our 2019 AGM.

Ms. Kashelsky has been with our branch since 2016 and will serve as President from 20...

3 Apr 2019

UNACTO hosted its very first Blueprint for Change: Sustainable Development Conference on 23 March 2019 at the Glendon School of Public and International Affairs. Through intensive group discussions an...

12 Mar 2019

UNACTO extends our condolences to the family and friends of the victims of the ET302 tragedy, some of whom were heading to their destination as part of UNA-Canada's Canada Service Corps program.

“Four...

One of the most tangible aspects of environmental destruction and climate change is the disappearance of individual species. Slowly increasing temperature and rising sea levels is just not as immediat...

How often do you think about soil? The complex mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases and liquids that houses a complex ecosystem crucial to our very survival? The dirt in our backyard and public...

18 Nov 2018

According to the World Health Organization, 4.5 billion people around the world do not have access to safe sanitation. Mostly in rural areas, untreated human feces on a large scale directly impact liv...

11 Nov 2018

On 27 October UNACTO celebrated UN Day—officially held every 24 October—with special guest, Reverend Paul Morris, the last remaining Canadian soldier to have witnessed the signing of the 1945 UN Chart...

Armed conflicts reach far beyond the suffering and loss of human lives. Wars and other armed conflicts can take a huge toll on the environment and their negative impacts remain long after peace has be...

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