Members receive access to a range of exclusive benefits such as events at the UN and across the United States, as well as opportunities to advocate, host Model UN conferences, and connect young professionals to UN experts.
Join fellow UNA-USA members and UN supporters at the UN Headquarters for Members' Day and the 7th Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, a day of dynamic and informative discussion on the most pressing issues facing the United Nations. Using this year's theme, The UN at 70: A Year for Bold Action, UNA-USA members will get exclusive access to the UN, where they will hear from experts, and network with community leaders, academics and students, and representatives from think tanks and like-minded organizations. Stay tuned to UNA-USA email and social media communications for more information on registration, conference program and speakers.
Don't miss out on what is expected to be the largest gathering of UN advocates in the United States. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions. Registration is free for UNA-USA members and all students.
United Nations Headquarters 1st Avenue at 46th Street, New York, NY 10017
(Please use the Visitorâ€™s Entrance)
8:30 a.m.: Registration
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Conference
UNA-USA Membersâ€™ Day and Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Panels and Discussions
â€śMarching to Paris: The Road to a Climate Dealâ€ť
â€śAt Home and Abroad: Activism for Universal Human Rightsâ€ť
â€śFrom the MDGs to the SDGs: The Future of Global Healthâ€ť
â€śBack to Iraq: The Rise of ISIL and the End of Arab Springâ€ť
Timothy C. Weiskel, BA, DPhil, Research Director, Cambridge Climate Research Associates and faculty member, Harvard University
Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, President, New York Academy of Medicine
Chris Whatley, Executive Director, UNA-USA
Lodging and Accommodations
For those who will be traveling to New York City and require accommodations, we encourage you to book your hotel as early as possible. Below is a list of hotels near the UN. The prices and distances are based off a search done on Kayak.com and will change depending on availability and timing. For a comprehensive search of all available options, we suggest Kayak, Expedia, Priceline or Hotels.com.
The UNA-USA Mid-Atlantic Region includes Chapters and Divisions in New Jersey and New York. The Region has sponsored the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the UN since 2009. Contact information can be found on the UNA-USA Website: http://www.unausa.org/chapters.
About the Southern New York State Division
The Southern New York State Division comprises all chapters and members-at-large in the five boroughs of New York City and from Columbia in the North to Suffolk on Long Island. It is working to establish chapters in The Bronx / Riverdale, Nassau County, Suffolk County and the Mid-Hudson Valley. More information is available at www.unasouthernny.org; and the on the Division blog at http://unasouthernny.wordpress.com.