This summer, the United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) will use the universal language of sport to encourage physical activity, healthy eating, and cross-cultural understanding in urban Aboriginal communities in Edmonton. UNA-Canada is pleased to acknowledge the generous support of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association’s (FIFA) Football for Hope programme, Saputo Inc. and Citizenship & Immigration Canada in the delivery of our Sport-in-a-Box programme to urban Aboriginal and vulnerable youth. For more information, visit the Sport-in-a-Box website.
International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme
Now in its 19th year of operation, the International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme (IDDIP) (formerly known as the UNPPP), is honored to be able to continue investing in the future of Canadian global citizens. As one of the United Nations Association in Canada’s prestigious programmes, the IDDIP provides a unique avenue for qualified and motivated Canadian graduates and professionals to participate in the United Nations system as Junior Professional Consultants (JPCs). Can you see yourself working in a UN office promoting human rights, the rule of law, and sustainable development? For more information, visit the IDDIP website.
SUNIA is a week-long summer program for high school students that runs every August at the Goldeye Centre in the Rocky Mountains near Nordegg, Alberta, Canada. Since 1952, SUNIA has provided a unique and exciting opportunity for students from around the world to connect and discuss world issues in a picturesque setting. At SUNIA, students are able to enjoy the surrounding environment laid out for them at the Goldeye Centre. From hikes up Mount Baldy, the highest peak in the area, to Crescent Falls, the beautiful two-tiered waterfall, students get a full experience of the Alberta Rockies. Students also have the opportunity to engage in a simulated United Nations Security Council and a development simulation in order to explore complex global issues. For more information, visit the SUNIA website.