Celebrate United Nations Day on October 24

MP900362859[1] United Nations Day is celebrated each year on October 24 to commemorate the founding of the United Nations on that day in 1945.  Visit the PC(USA) Peacemaking Program and Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations blog "Swords into Plowshares" to find prayers for United Nations Day.  Visit the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations website for further worship resources for United Nations Day.

The United Nations Association of the USA is focusing on the Millennium Development Goals for United Nations Day 2010.  Learn more about the Millennium Development Goals, many of which relate to environmental justice, at the United Nations Association website.

View a video address from Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon from United Nations Day in 2009.  The address highlights the important work of the United Nations, including its ongoing work to address climate change.

Learn more about the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations.

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