Post 2 Irish United Nations Veterans Association (IUNVA)

IUNVA is open to all served in the Defence Forces, Gardai or Civilians who have served on United Nations missions. Each association is called a “Post” and given a number. Our members are from all over County Kerry and not just Listowel. We have organised and participated in many Parades and Remembrance Services assisted in member welfare issues. There are IUNVA Posts throughout Ireland and we are Post 2. By definition of our Association membership rules our members have had service with the United Nations, however,we can, and have Associate Members who have not served on UN Missions but who have helped us in a meaningful way by supporting our Mission Statement Mission Statement To provide an advice and assistance service for members and their families. To establish, maintain and encourage contact with associations similarly constituted in Ireland and other countries. To organise social, cultural and sporting activities for members and their families. To promote public understanding of the Irish role in the United Nations operations. To promote and protect the interests of its members. To establish a scheme or schemes to benefit members and their dependents. To carry on programs to perpetuate the memory of deceased veterans and members of the Armed Forces and to comfort their survivors. To conduct programs for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes. To participate in activities of a patriotic nature. To provide social and recreational activities for its members. To rent, take or lease, or otherwise acquire property for the purposes of the Association and to invest the funds of the Association in such property or in investment accounts. To publish pamphlets, periodicals and other documents for the purpose of furthering the interests of the Association and its members. For the purpose of promotion and achievement of the above objectives; to raise money by subscription of its members and/or raise funds by other lawful means that may be necessary from time to time; and to secure repayment of any money in any manner whatsoever. To do all, or any such lawful things, incidental or conductive to the attainment of all or any of the above objectives. HONOUR our fallen CARE for our Veterans PERPETUATE our legacy REMEMBER never to forget Missing and Fallen MAINTAIN our Memorials

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