“The word ‘mother’ holds great power. It evokes memories of the women who gave us life, nurtured us as infants and helped mold us into who we are today. The Earth is the ultimate mother – an astounding planet that has, since time immemorial, supported life in myriad forms. As humans, we outgrow the need for constant maternal care. But we can never outgrow our reliance on Mother Earth. As long as we live, we need air, water, fertile soil and the countless other gifts this planet bestows…. …But the big decisions that lie ahead are not just for world leaders and policy-makers. Today, on Mother Earth Day, I ask each one of us to be mindful of the impacts our choices have on this planet, and what those impacts will mean for future generations… ” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
So please join the celebration while promoting our mother earth.
Multicultural music, dance and other activities
Ringing of the peace bell
Holding of multinational flag around the Unisphere
Please RSVP (Optional) @<http://WWW.UNAQUEENS.ORG>(It helps us to arrange food & chairs)
Free admission & refreshments
The UNA USA Queens Chapter <http://unaqueens.org/>is a 501(C)3 organization funded by membership dues and donations. We have no staff or offices. The Directors of the Board and committee members from the membership, perform all tasks and functions related to our mission. The mission of UNA-USA, a program of the UNF, is to inform, inspire, and mobilize Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations, and to strengthen the United Nations system.
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