United Nations Association of Northern Colorado
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.
The United Nations Association of the United States of America is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to building understanding of and support for the ideals and vital work of the United Nations among American people. Its educational and humanitarian campaigns, including teaching students in urban schools, clearing minefields and providing support for refugee schools in Kenya.
In addition, UNA-USA is highly regarded policy and advocacy programs stress the importance of nations working together and the need for American leadership at the United Nations. The association is affiliated with the World Federation of United Nations Associations, which was established in 1946 as a public movement for the UN.
We make an effort to work with CSU students on various activities.
Adopted Refugee School Program
The model UN
- We write to and meet with members of Congress and their staff to urge them to support the United Nations in general and to vote for issues we are currently supporting such as:
- Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals
- Climate Change
- UN Population Fund
- Payment of UN Dues
- We write letters to the editor about various current UN related issues. We keep the public aware of important dates such as UN Day and Human Rights Day.
Our active education committee works:
- To sponsor essay contests at the middle school level
- Sponsor an annual art contest at the grade school level
- Monetary awards are given to the winners of these contests
- Assure that the various libraries in the area have up-to-date books about the UN
- Assist the Model UN program at the local high school
- Program includes:
- We host speakers at bi-monthly public meetings.
- Annually we honor an International Humanitarian with an award
- We provide speakers for other events upon request
- Work with Indigenous Peoples
- We work with other like-minded groups to implement the Sustainable Development Goals
- We host an annual UN Day celebration