The United Nations Association is a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. For 70 years UNA-USA has worked to accomplish its mission through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education process, and public events. UNA-USA is a program of the United Nations Foundation. Learn more about UNA-USA’s programs and initiatives at www.unausa.org.
Our Mission: We are dedicated to educating, inspiring and mobilizing Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations, strengthening the United Nations system, promoting constructive United States leadership in that system and achieving the goals of the United Nations Charter.
UN Day 2017
Global Goals, Local Leaders
Sunday, 22 October, 2017
Registration starts at 2:30.
260 Stuyvesant Ave.
Rye, NY 10580
Featuring special guest speaker:
H.E. Ambassador Henry MacDonald
Permanent Mission of Suriname to the United Nations
and resident of New Rochelle
Local leaders who are implementing the Global Goals will be honored at the event.
World Refugee Day Fund-Raising Event:
A swim to support refugee children and families!
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
In honor of World Refugee Day, Christopher Swain, a member of the UNA-USA Westchester Chapter, swam from the Statue of Liberty to Manhattan Island to raise funds for UNA-USA’s Adopt-A-Future program, which supports education for children in Kenyan refugee camps.
Click here to DONATE .
See the event writeup and photo gallery to learn more.
UNA Westchester Board members meeting with Congresswoman
Nita Lowey on May 8, 2017 to discuss future Congressional funding of the United Nations
Westchester Board Members met with Congresswoman Nita Lowey on May 8, 2017 to discuss the future Congressional funding for the United Nations and its agencies. She is the Ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Committee and is very supportive of the institution. She gave us some suggestions on New York Representatives whom we should target for our advocacy messages.
Next Chapter Board Meeting
7:30 pm, Monday, September 11, 2017
YMCA, 250 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY
All members welcome!
We are extremely grateful to our New York Senators for their unwavering support of the United Nations. We urge all supporters of the UN and UNA in New York to make a phone call to thank them and assure them that their constituents want to solidify this support. Let us each make just one phone call to each senator and thereby do our part to ensure their continued support for the United Nations and all its important projects.
Senator Gillibrand: 202-224-4451
Senator Schumer 202-224-6542
April 2017 Newsletter, including Annual Report, now available
"The United Nations at Risk -