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.
Commemorate Human Rights Day
A Fund-raiser For Kenyan Refugee Children
Thursday, 7 December 2017
6 - 9 PM
Apricots and Honey Wine and Spirits
673 E. Lincoln Ave., Mount Vernon NY
Join us for an evening of wine tasting, appetizers, and networking. Proceeds go towards the Gambela Primary School.
If you cannot attend, but want to donate, please do.
For more details about the school, the goal, and how the funds will be used, read the file below.
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, December 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
October 2017 Newsletter,
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UN Day 2017
Global Goals, Local Leaders
Sunday, 22 October 2017
See the event writeup, which includes reports on the event and a video of the Keynote Address, or the photo gallery to learn more.
World Refugee Day Fund-Raising Event:
A swim to support refugee children and families!
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Click here to DONATE to the Gambela school in Kenya.
"The United Nations at Risk -
Taking A Stand"
Sunday, 7 May 2017
"Women's Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work"
5 March 2017