U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, UN Secretary-General António Guterres to Mark Official U.S. Reentry into Paris Agreement LIVE


WHAT: The U.S. Department of State and United States Mission to the United Nations together with the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) today announced that U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John F. Kerry will join UN Secretary-General António Guterres in celebrating the United States’ reentry into the Paris Agreement during the opening session of UNA-USA’s virtual 2021 Global Engagement Summit on Friday, February 19.


  • His Excellency Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General
  • Hon. John F. Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate
  • Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens, President and CEO, United Nations Foundation (moderator)

WHEN: Friday, February 19, 3:00-3:45PM EST

WHERE: The event will be livestreamed here:

The event is on-the-record, but please note that there will be no media avail.

ADDITIONAL INFO: UNA-USA’s Global Engagement Summit will bring together high-level UN speakers, U.S. government officials, and global activists for two days of virtual sessions that delve into the mission and work of the United Nations. For a full agenda and list of speakers, visit: https://bit.ly/GES_2021


Erika Briceno Howard | ebriceno@unfoundation.org | 202-864-5156


About UNA-USA:

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) is a grassroots movement of Americans who support the vital work of the United Nations in U.S. communities, colleges, and Congress. For more than 75 years, UNA-USA and its national network of 20,000 members and more than 200 Chapters have promoted strong U.S. leadership at the UN through advocacy campaigns, youth engagement, outreach programs, and public events. Learn more.