Friends of Priya Desai

Get Your Advance Ticket for “UN70” at a Special Price;
Help to Launch the Global Goals for Sustainable Development;
Enjoy a Grand Event on Saturday, October 24th — 12 Noon

Online Ticket Sales for “UN70” Have Now Closed. 

Do you know Priya Desai, the president of our OKC chapter of the United Nations Association? Sure, you do. Maybe you were at a previous UN Association activity where Priya delivered the welcoming remarks. Maybe you were at the “Support Diplomacy” rally at the State Capitol where she inspired the crowd. Priya is the face of UNA-OKC. She is the sparkplug who ignites our UN Association in Oklahoma City.

Priya represented our chapter at the Earth Walk in
September, 2014. Holding up the other end of our banner
was Jean Farquhar Hubinger. 

Priya is looking for a good crowd to enjoy our UN70 Luncheon on Saturday, October 24th. So, in Priya’s honor, we’re offering a limited number of specially priced tickets — $25 — that’s $10 off the regular ticket price. But, it’s only for the lucky people who purchase their tickets through this special online ticket portal …

… managed by EventBrite.

At our UN70 celebration, you’ll have the chance to share a table with some of the best folks in all of Oklahoma. They’re your kind of people — bright, friendly, and committed to the values of the United Nations. You’ll enjoy good food. You’ll hear an inspiring message from Mr. Mike Beard of the UN Foundation and the Better World Campaign. And, that’s not all. We’re also paying honor to our special guest, Dr. Don Betz — president of the University of Central Oklahoma. It’s an event you will not want to miss.

The CHK | Central Boathouse on the Oklahoma River

It all takes place at the CHK | Central Boathouse on the Oklahoma River. It’s the home of the University of Central Oklahoma’s women’s rowing team!

People around the world are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Plus, we’re joining with folks around the world in helping to launch the new Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The global goals will serve as the world’s to-do list from 2016-2030. They form the world’s shared agenda to end poverty, promote peace and opportunity for all, and protect the planet.

Tickets for UN70 will not be sold at the door. These specially-priced tickets are available only online. Get yours today. Choose the “Friends of Priya” option …

… and join us on Saturday, October 24th, for an inspiring event.

The Time to Act is Now

Watch this short ( < 2 mins ) video on the new Global Goals for Sustainable Development. 

15 years ago, the United Nations set out 8 Millennium Development Goals to tackle extreme poverty and improve people’s lives around the world. Today, 700 million people have been lifted from extreme poverty and 9 in 10 children are able to go to primary school in developing regions. We have come a long way, but there is still more to be done. Building on the momentum generated by these goals, we are ready to adopt the new Sustainable Development Agenda. The time to act is now.

“Transitioning from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals”
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