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Our Mission

The mission of UNA-Houston is to educate people about the United Nations’ role in international affairs, how it impacts individuals and communities, and to strengthen U.S. support for this institution whose purpose is to promote social justice, the foundation for universal peace.

Programs. Projects. Advocacy.

The UNA-Houston, one of the oldest chapters in the nation dating back to 1955, continues to be at the forefront of advancing the goals and mission of the United Nations. The chapter has incorporated the theme: “Think Globally. Act Locally” into all of its programs.

Our programs include:

Global Classrooms-Model United Nations 
UNA Film Festival (UNAFF)
Know Your UN Lecture Series
Cultural Dinners Series
Young Professionals (YP)
UNA International Choir
UN Day Gala
Houston Citizenship Month
Dialogues with Diplomats Program
Speakers’ Bureau and Workshops
GenUN Youth Programs
GirlUp Program
Nothing But Nets Program

Shot@Life Vaccination program
World Café


Members of UNA-USA encourage the U.S. to develop and support bilateral and multilateral policies that reinforce U.S. leadership in international affairs and support the United Nations as a vital institution in fostering peace and security. The Advocacy Agenda is set by the Steering Committee of the Council of Chapters and Regions.Our Core Focus Areas of Advocacy :
  •    UN Funding :Payment of our nation’s UN regular budget and peacekeeping dues.           
  •    International Treaties/Conventions: Ratification of UN agreements
  •    Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Encourage U.S. support for 2000-2015 and by all member states
  •    Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) : Encourage U.S. support for 2015-2030 and by all member states
  •    Human Rights: Increase awareness about the UN Human Rights Council and specialized agencies
– See more at: http://unausa.org   UNA-USA Advocacy Agenda
For more information on programs, email to info@unahouston.org.