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.
CULTURAL EXCHANGE IN CUBA -
THE SDGs at WORK
Choose Your Dates!
Proposed Departures: 6 January or 24 February - Which Do You Prefer?
Join a very special 6-day cultural exchange program to
Cuba with your friends from UNA Westchester.
This tour will visit Havana but beyond that, we have been invited to visit a unique biosphere village aimed at furthering the Sustainable Development Goals. We will meet artists and producers creating new, sustainable development tourism programs that highlight Cuban Culture and the Arts.
For six educational and fun days,we will visit new, privately-owned restaurants and meet NGO leaders and other officials who will help us explore all that Cuba's emerging nation has to offer. Visit our neighbor to the south through Carlson Maritime Travel, the leader in low-cost, NGO-oriented tourism to Cuba - AND know that $200 from each tour will include a tax deductible contribution to UNA Westchester!
Request the full program here as and learn how to maximize this deduction under the new tax laws. All details will be sent directly from UNA Westchester upon request. Once you sign up, the great professionals at Carlson travel will take over and guide our group, every step of the way.
ALL ARE INVITED: COME JOIN US THIS WINTER IN CUBA!
UNA-Westchester Annual Meeting
“The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) at 70 Years: Its Place in Westchester
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation
468 Rosedale Ave., White Plains, NY 10605
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.,
The Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation
UN Global Dispatch:
Meet the U.S. Youth Observer to the UN
is the U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations. This is a position created in partnership between the State Department and UNA-USA to help give youth a voice in official and semi-official diplomatic settings. Khalif is a student at Harvard, though she is taking some time off to focus on this new role, in which she will serve for a year.
Listen to her in conversation as she discusses her work as youth observer and what is involved in giving youth a voice at the UN.
Next Chapter Board Meeting
7:30 pm, Monday, September 10, 2018
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
June 2018 Newsletter,