UNA-USA hosts multiple Model UN conferences, both nationally and internationally, through our Global Classrooms program.
Watch our playlist of opening ceremonies remarks from leaders, such as UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon and Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte, and education initiative supporters, such as Pulitzer Prize winning author Frank McCourt. To learn more about Model UN, please visit us at: http://www.unausa.org/mun
Recognizing the United Nations' vital role advancing peace, justice and prosperity, the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) honored recipients of the 2012 Global Leadership Awards at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York City. The event marked the 15th anniversary of UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner's $1 billion gift to support the UN, which led to the creation of the UN Foundation.
The United Nations Association of the United States of America is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to building understanding of and support for the ideals and vital work of the United Nations among the American people. Its educational and humanitarian campaigns, including teaching students in urban schools, clearing minefields and providing school-based support for children living in HIV/AIDS-affected communities in Africa, allow people to make a global impact at the local level. In addition, its policy and advocacy programs stress the importance of nations working together and the need for United States leadership in the United Nations. www.unausa.org