2023 UNA-USA Leadership Summit

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08:00 am

08:00 pm


The Hamilton Hotel 1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005



Register today to join three days of education, inspiration and mobilization! In-person and virtual joining options available.

Location: The Hamilton Hotel

1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Sunday, June 4: Skill-building for members and chapter leaders

      • 8:30 am-9:30 am: Breakfast Bingo
      • 9:30 am-10:15 am: Opening Plenary
      • 10:30 am-3:55 pm: Workshop Breakout Sessions
        • 10:30 am-11:30 am: UN 101, Chapter Management Matters, Advocacy Leads Workshop: Bringing Action to Your Community
        • 11:40 am-12:40 pm: Shaping the Youth Declaration of Human Rights, UDHR and Your: Human Rights in Your Community, Growing & Engaging Your Chapter’s Membership
      • 12:40 pm-1:40 pm: Lunch and Awards Ceremony
        • 1:45 pm- 2:45 pm: Advocating with an Impact: Leading Teams, Initiatives and Executing Programs Throughout the Lens of DEAI, Teach the UN: MyDiplomat & Other Resources, Chapter Legacy Planning & Transition
        • 2:55 pm- 3:55 pm: Campus<> Community Chapter Connection, Impactful Initiatives: From Idea to Implementation, Planning Your Chapter’s Programmatic Calendar
      • 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm: Business Meeting and Day 1 Close

Monday, June 5: Learning about UN’s Impact and Grassroots Advocacy

      • 8:30 am-9:15 am: Breakfast
      • 9:00 am-9:50 am: Opening Plenary: The U.S and the UN Partnership
      • 10:00 am-12:10 pm: Breakout Sessions
        • 10:00 am-11:00 am: UN Session 1A: UNAIDS, UNOPS, UNEP, UN Session 1B: FAO, WFP, OCHA
        • 11:10 am-12:10 pm: UN Session 2A: UNFPA, OHCHR, UNRWA, UN Session 2B: UNHCR, IOM, UNDP
      • 12:10 pm-12:25 pm: Lunch by Region
      • 12:25 pm-1:15 pm: The Case for Supporting the UN: Washington Insider Panel & A Peek into the Field
      • 1:20 pm-2:05 pm: Advocacy Session II: From Passion to Policy, A Case study in Storytelling and Advocacy: UNICEF & Shot@Life, Understanding the U.S Fiscal Connection to the UN
      • 2:10 pm-3:55 pm: State Group Practice: Preparing for Effectiveness
      • 3:55 pm- 4:00 pm: Closing Remarks
      • 5:30 pm-8:00 pm: Congressional Reception Sponsored by the UNFCU and Day 2 Close

Tuesday, June 6: Lobby Day on Capitol Hill

      • 7:30 am- 8:40 am: Breakfast & Meeting Advocacy Leads
      • 9:00 am- 4:30 pm: Meetings with Members of Congress & Lunch
      • 4:30 pm- 6:00 pm: Reception