Greater Lansing

United Nations Association

Your Connection to the United Nations

Upcoming events

Java CafĂ© Global Conversation - June 19, 2018 

Refugee Crisis in Context - Join us to celebrate the Creativity and Resiliency of Lansing Refugees during Refugee Week! with guest speaker Prakash Adhikari will discuss the global refugee crisis. There will also be a discussion on refugee resettlement in the Greater Lansing area.

Prakash Adhikari received his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in 2011. He is currently an associate professor of political science at Central Michigan University (CMU). His research focuses on the causes and consequences of civil war, with a particular focus on forced migration and transitional justice. He has done extensive fieldwork in Nepal funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and an Early Career grant from CMU. He has received several competitive awards for his work on forced migration. These include a Provost’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity from CMU; Best Dissertation Prize, Dean's Dissertation Fellowship, and Regents Graduate Fellowship from the University of New Mexico. His work has appeared in American Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, and Journal of Conflict Resolution, among others.

 Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.  at the East Lansing Public Library, Large Meeting Room. 

UN on Tap! - July 17, 2018

UN and world trivia at a local brewery! 

PeaceQuest Greater Lansing - september 2018 

PeaceQuest is a community-wide celebration in the Greater Lansing area held every September to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peacewhich was declared by the UN General Assembly with a resolution passed unanimously in 1981. PeaceQuest brings us ALL together for fun and interesting activities with friends, family, and community while focusing on ways we can promote peace, resolve conflicts, learn about other faiths and cultures, and encourage mutual understanding. This year PeaceQuest will be throughout the entire month of September. Check out the PeaceQuest website for more information on specific events! 

PeaceQuest is for ALL – and it is ALL for FREE! 

UN Day Dinner and Program - October 21, 2018

Human Rights Day Program - December 2, 2018

Looking for other ways to actively support the vitally important work of the United Nations? Join UNA-USA and receive advocacy alerts for actions you can take to make a difference in our world.

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East Lansing, MI 48826

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