United Nations and UVU

BREAKING NEWS:  Salt Lake City selected to host 2019 United Nations Worldwide NGO Conference read Press Release.

As of November 2017, Utah Valley University has officially become an Associate Member of UN-DPI (United Nations Department of Public Information). This is the culmination of many years of work with partners here at the University and outside the institution. This new partnership will bring many new and exciting opportunties for students at UVU. 

The Office for Global Engagement organizes and promotes activities related to the United Nations on campus. Some of the events that UVU students have been involved in include leading Side and Parallel Events at the Commision on the Staus of Women at the UN Headquaters in NYC and promoting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during United Nations Day. 

The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter. Another important document is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone in the fight for Human Rights everywhere.

UVU Delegation at the United Nations Headquaters in NYC UVU Delegation, comprising of students and mentors, to the Comission on the Status of Women, NYC March 2018

 

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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals - Please click on the image to find out more information

Contact US

Baldomero S. Lago, Ph.D.
Chief International Officer - LA 114B
Phone: (801) 863-7301
Fax: (801) 223-9478
Email: lagoba@uvu.edu