The Dallas Chapter of the United Nations Association of the USA, a membership organization devoted to strengthening the US-UN relationship through public education and advocacy, announced its winners for the 5th Annual UN Day Global Leadership Awards. Founded on the promise to advance peace and prosperity for people and the planet, UN Day Awards honor and celebrate champions from multiple sectors who are advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by promoting peace and well-being around the world through bold and visionary actions.
Badmus & Associates is pleased to announce that its founder and managing attorney, Ann Massey Badmus, received the UN Day Global Leadership Award for the SDG of reducing inequalities.
UN Day award nominations were submitted by individuals across North Texas, honoring projects that respond to imminent global challenges such as climate change, migration, rising inequity, and the pandemic. The UN Day celebration and awards ceremony will be live-streamed via Zoom on Saturday, October 24, at 10 am (CST). Register for this free event at https://tinyurl.com/y9ozgwlg.
“The true essence of our humanity has been tested by a silent attack that requires us all to speak boldly and show compassion for one another.,” said Lisa Winkley, President of UNA-USA Dallas. “Like COVID-19, climate change, and financial collapses do not observe national or even physical borders. These challenges can only be solved through international cooperation and by the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals agenda.” In addition to drawing attention to the work of the United Nations and supporters who are helping to build a more prosperous future, the event raises much-needed funds for UNA-USA Dallas initiatives.
About the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA): UNA-USA is a grassroots movement of Americans who support the vital work of the United Nations in US communities, colleges, and Congress. For more than 75 years, UNA-USA and its national network of 20,000+ members and 200 chapters have promoted strong US leadership at the UN through advocacy campaigns, youth engagement, outreach programs, and public events. Learn more about the Dallas Chapter of the United Nations Association at http://www.dallas-una.org
About the United Nations Foundation: The United Nations Foundation builds public-private partnerships to address the world's most pressing problems and broadens support for the United Nations through advocacy and public outreach. Through innovative campaigns and initiatives, the Foundation connects people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 as a US public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner and now is supported by philanthropic, corporate, government, and individual donors. Learn more at http://www.unfoundation.org