Past Events

UNA-USA History Book Launch


Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Join UNA-NCA for the launch of  the book "UNA-USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy and Action"

UNA Film Festival 2016

October 20-30

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Founded in 1998 by Jasmina Bojic, film critic and Stanford educator, UNAFF is an international documentary film festival originally established at Stanford University and Palo Alto to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Since then, UNAFF has grown and earned the respect of audiences and filmmakers alike for its fearless independence and integrity. In addition to providing early outlets for films, UNAFF prides itself in creating a community forum for discovery and dialogue about different cultures, issues and solutions.

UN Day 2016

Directory of Events

Monday, October 24, 2016
UNA-USA Chapters across the nation will hold over 150 events celebrating the 71st anniversary of the United Nations that will encourage community support for the work of the UN and its ability to find bold solutions to the world’s biggest problems.

Welcoming New Americans: Immigrants and Refugees Strengthen Our Community

UNA Atlanta Chapter

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Keynote Address:

Jana Mason, J.D.,  Senor Advisor for External Relations and Government Affairs at the Washington, D.C. office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).


UN Day Conference Call


Thursday, October 20, 2016
In celebration of the 71st Anniversary of the United Nations, we will use this opportunity to inform UNA-USA members about the worst refugee crisis since World War II. As a result of this call, we hope members become better equipped to educate their friends and family, local community and to advocate to their Congressional members on the importance of supporting United Nations.

2016 Global Leadership Dinner

UNA-USA and the UN Foundation

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
In recognition of the role individuals, organizations and corporations play in supporting the work of the United Nations to advance global peace and prosperity, UNA-USA and the United Nations Foundation will honor recipients of the 2016 Global Leadership Awards at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York City.

An Evening with Judge Navanethem Pillay

UNA Atlanta Chapter

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
We are pleased to announce that Navenethem Pillay will be visiting Atlanta from South Africa! Judge Pillay was the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights prior to the current holder of the worldwide post. She served previously as a judge on the International Criminal Court and earlier on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. 

American Leadership on Refugees

UN Foundation and LinkedIn

Friday, October 14, 2016
On Friday, October 14, 2016, the United Nations Foundation and LinkedIn will host a breakfast and discussion about “American Leadership on Refugees” to explore the ways the United States government, the United Nations, and the private sector are working together to tackle the global refugee crisis.

Youth & the Global Agenda

Livestream Chat

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Interested in how the voice of youth is being heard on some of the world’s most critical issues? Tune in to the live event, “Youth & the Global Agenda,” and hear from current and former U.S. Youth Observers to the U.N. as they talk about their experiences and how young people can get engaged on important global issues, and answer questions live.


Character Day 2016

LET IT RiPPLE Film Studio

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Character Day is a free annual day and global initiative where groups around the world screen films on the science of character development from different perspectives, dive into free printed discussion materials, and join an online global conversation around the importance of developing character strengths (resilience, grit, empathy, courage, kindness)–all rooted in evidence-based research.


Family Day at Experience UNICEF

UNA Atlanta Chapter

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Join UNA-Atlanta members and their family in a fun event supporting UNICEF. Experience UNICEF is a FREE event providing interactive activities and artistic opportunities for Atlanta families and children of all ages to experience how children around the world survive and thrive.

2016 Social Good Summit

Sunday, September 18, 2016
The Social Good Summit is a two-day conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world. Held annually during UNGA Week, the Social Good Summit unites a dynamic community of global leaders and grassroots activists to discuss solutions for the greatest challenges of our time. Our theme, #2030NOW, asks the question, “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” During the Social Good Summit, global citizens around the world unite to unlock the potential of technology to make the world a better place.

Clarkston Career Information Fair

UNA Atlanta Chapter

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Experts from a range of organizations discuss educational and professional opportunities in business and non-profit, education, vocational training, law enforcement, local government, foreign service, high tech sectors, and international development.

Journey of 1,000 Miles

UNA Atlanta

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Inspired by retired Army Colonel Christopher Holshek's book, Travels with Harley – Journeys in Search of Personal and National Identity, the National Service Ride leverages motorcycling's appeal to freedom, adventure, and moving forward to promote citizenship and service, starting right at home. “When we become better citizens, we become a better country – because, when you serve your community, you serve your country."

Green Rush: Student Environmental Engagement Event

UNA Atlanta Chapter

Saturday, August 13, 2016
United Nations Association of Atlanta is a member of the Green Rush Host Committee for Green Rush: Student Environmental Engagement Event.

Hiroshima Observance Day

UNA Atlanta Chapter

Thursday, August 4, 2016
United Nations Association of Atlanta is co-sponsoring Hiroshima Observance Day: Hiroshima Bound - short film and talk with Director Marty Lucas at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta.

The 2016 Summer Soirée

UNA New York chapter

Friday, July 15, 2016
A lot of energetic, globally-minded and ethically tuned-in New Yorkers are looking forward to getting together once more— to celebrate the United Nations Association of New York's fifth Summer Soirée! This year's hot hangout will once again be unfolding at The Hudson Terrace on July 15. We are warmly inviting all existing UNA-NY members — and please bring your non-member friends as guests!

24th Annual World Refguee Day

UNA Silicon Valley Chapter

Friday, June 17, 2016
Join UNA-Silicon Valley for presenations, food, entertainment, children's activities, community resources and raffle prizes in honor of World Refugee Day.

2016 UNA-USA Leadership Summit


Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Join us for the Annual Meeting, now known as the 2016 Leadership Summit, from June 12-14 at the National Education Association Building in Washington, DC.  UNA-USA members from around the country will come together for three days packed with advocacy and action.  You’ll meet with high-ranking U.S. Government and UN officials, learn from global experts, and urge Congress to make progress on key humanitarian issues.

2016 UNA-USA Leadership Summit


Monday, June 13, 2016
Join us for the Annual Meeting, now known as the 2016 Leadership Summit, from June 12-14 at the National Education Association Building in Washington, DC.  UNA-USA members from around the country will come together for three days packed with advocacy and action.  You’ll meet with high-ranking U.S. Government and UN officials, learn from global experts, and urge Congress to make progress on key humanitarian issues.

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