The United Nations Association of Greater Milwaukee invites you to…
“How the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations
Affect the Greater Milwaukee Community & You”
Free & Open to the Public
Saturday – September 14th, 2019
10 AM – 12 Noon
Redeemer Lutheran Church - 631 N. 19th Street
(Rear Entrance) in Milwaukee
Featuring A Keynote Speech by George Stone, PhD
The UN Sustainable Development Goals & Climate Change
The Proposed National Climate Strike
Dr. George Stone is a retired Geology Professor with the Milwaukee Area Technical College where he taught weather, climate, energy, earth science, and geology. He is a former tenured faculty member and Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Oklahoma. The National Science Foundation awarded him a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Cambridge. He was a visiting investigator at the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, D.C. He continues to be active in his profession.
Followed by A Panel Discussion with
Shawn Phetteplace, US Regional Organizing Manager for the ONE Campaign,on “Building Support in the US Congress for the Global Fund”
Elodie Ontala on “Working with Sickle Cell Disease” through her work with the Sickle Cell Warriors of Wisconsin & through her work with Marquette Assistant Professor, Dora Clayton-Jones, PhD, RN on Sickle Cell Disease
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, provides a blueprint for peace & prosperity for people & the planet. At its heart are the 17 Sustain-able Development Goals, which are an urgent call for action by all countries in a global partnership
Focused on ending poverty and other deprivations that go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health & education, reduce inequality, & spur economic growth – while tackling climate change.
Sustainable Development Goals web link:https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300
For further information, contact Debbie Metke at
414.881.0904 (phone) / email@example.com (e-mail)
The United Nations Association - Greater Milwaukee is a chapter of the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) comprised of a group of men and women who stand for peace and justice in Milwaukee and the world and support the work and efforts of the United Nations by educating, inspiring, and mobilizing our Greater Milwaukee Community.