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Monica Willard

Monica Willard is the Main URI Representative to the United Nations and coordinates the team of URI Representatives to the United Nations. She has worked with the UN Department of Public Information (DPI) on the annual Student Observance for the International Day of Peace at UN Headquarters since 1997. She served as a founding member of the International Day of Peace NGO Committee at the UN in 2002 and is currently serving as the Co-Chair. As President of the Committee of Religious NGOs at the UN (2010-2013), she organized programs for World Interfaith Harmony Week, including two held in the UN General Assembly. She was a founding member of the Tripartite Forum, a group of UN Member States, UN Agencies and Religious NGOs who worked together from 2005-2010 to promote cooperation within the UN system on religion, peace and development. Monica was Chair of the 49th Annual DPI /NGO Conference at the United Nations. Her awards include the Spirit of the UN Award from CSVGC-NY and The Chapel of the Four Chaplains Award.

September 15, 2016 2:43 PM

URI At Building A World Free of Nuclear Weapons Conference in Kazakhstan

URI's Monica Willard went to Astana, Kazakhstan to mark the International Day Against Nuclear Testing. 

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June 28, 2016 10:25 PM

Join us for the Summer of Peace

Oh, the news outside is frightful, but the fire of change is so delightful, let us hope, let us act, let us unite. The Summer of Peace is here!

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June 14, 2016 3:16 PM

11 Days of Global Unity: Moving from Vision to Action!

URI is partnering with the Shift Network for the 11 Days of Global Unity Summit to celebrate progress on critical global issues! 

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March 16, 2016 1:28 PM

URI Involvement with the UN 60th Commission on the Status of Women

URI United Nations Representatives will be active at the 60th Commission on the Status of Women.

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February 29, 2016 1:12 PM

A Prayer for Women's Day

March 8 is International Women's Day. You may be interested in watching the program described below that will show the observance at the United Nations.

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October 30, 2015 9:21 AM

International Day of Peace at the United Nations

The United Nations celebrated the International Day of Peace on September 21. See the full report, with photos, here.

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September 16, 2015 10:04 AM

An International Day of Peace Message

URI will be well represented at the United Nations for the International Day of Peace! 

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April 2, 2015 12:46 PM

Interfaith Harmony Week: Multi-religious Partnership for Sustainable Development


Special Event Organized on the Occasion of World Interfaith Harmony Week by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, and The Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations Friday, February 6, 2015, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm; Trusteeship Council, United Nations.

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September 29, 2014 11:00 AM

URI representatives celebrate IDP at the United Nations

The United Nations (UN) observed the International Day of Peace (IDP) on Friday, Sept 19th with the theme, “The Right of Peoples to Peace.”

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September 26, 2014 10:05 AM

A Call to Conscience and the abolition of nuclear weapons

URI’s Voices for a World Without Nuclear Weapons CC wants all URI members to know that Sept 26, 2014 is the first observance of the Intentional Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

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