The world needs the UN. The UN needs YOU.

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) is a movement of Americans who believe that our interests and values can best be advanced by standing with the planet’s only truly universal institution: The United Nations. We stand up for the UN so the UN can keep standing up for the world. Will you join us?

Global Engagement Summit 2023

The annual UNA-USA Global Engagement Summit (GES) unites world leaders with our nation’s top grassroots changemakers. Held at UN Headquarters in New York, more than 1,000 community leaders, students, lifetime advocates, and young professionals from across the country come together to sit in the seats of decisionmakers.

Join UNA-USA members from across the U.S. in-person at the United Nations on February 17.

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UNA-USA Fellowship

On October 24th, 2022, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield announced an exciting new initiative: the UNA-USA Fellowship.

A first-of-its-kind scholarship, it provides financial support for American undergraduates and recent graduates who have secured unpaid internships with the United Nations. See how UNA-USA is working to make UN internships more accessible to all, and learn how you can apply or sponsor, too.

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Stand with Ukraine

The crisis in Ukraine is both a tragedy and an outrage, and UNA-USA condemns the Russian invasion and attacks on Ukraine. This is an offense and violation of the UN charter, and we are committed to helping Ukrainians in this conflict.

We don’t have to sit and watch. Take action with us by donating to OCHA’s Ukraine Humanitarian Fund to support on-the-ground assistance in Ukraine, sending a message to your Members of Congress to ensure the U.S. continues to support the UN in Ukraine, and stay educated by learning more below.

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News & Announcements

A Victory for Human Rights in the U.S.

News & Announcements

UNA-USA Announces Financial Support for UN Internships, Expanding Opportunities for U.S. Students

Global Advocates Podcast: Thirst Project

Youth Observer

Get to Know the 11th Youth Observer

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