U is for United Nations

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logo-ldunIn 1945 Lions helped develop the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) charter of the United Nations. In 2008, Lions Clubs International extended its international reach by signing the UN Global Compact to help fulfill the UN Millennium Development Goals. And today, international cooperation continues through Lions who are appointed to serve as representatives to:

  • UN in New York, USA, Vienna, Austria and Geneva, Switzerland
  • UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in New York, USA, Geneva, Switzerland and Nairobi, Kenya
  • UN Department of Public Information in New York, USA
  • UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York, USA
  • UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France
  • UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya
  • UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy
  • UN NGO Committee on Narcotics and Substance Abuse in New York, USA
  • UN World Health Organization (WHO) in Rome, Italy
  • Council of Europe

Lions Clubs International and the United Nations – two international relations organizations, working together.
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