About the UNA-USA
The United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) is a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. For 70 years UNA-USA has worked to accomplish its mission through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education programs, and public events. UNA-USA is a program of the United Nations Foundation. UNA-USA and its sister organization the Better World Campaign represent the single largest network of advocates and supporters of the United Nations in the world.
The Mission of the UNA-USA
We are dedicated to educating, inspiring and mobilizing Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations, strengthening the United Nations system, promoting constructive United States leadership in that system and achieving the goals of the United Nations Charter.
Our Role in the Mission of the UNA-USA
In support of the UNA-USA mission, the Upper Mohawk Valley chapter of the UNA-USA takes great pride in:
raising awareness and understanding of today's international issues and global affairs;
promoting support for the role of the United Nations in today's complex global community;
involving community members in local, regional, and national initiatives in support of the values stated in the UN Charter; and
educating our youth about the need for collaborative action and peaceful solutions to solve the world's most complex problems.