United Nations Association of Northern Colorado

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ABOUT OUR LOCAL UNA CHAPTER 

The United States supports the United Nations because we think it’s an investment in our own security,
and we think it’s a necessary venue for us to discuss differences and try to hammer out compromises with other countries.”
~ Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,
speaking at the 2009 UNA-NCA Model UN Conference

Welcome to the official website for the United Nations Association of Northern Colorado.  Our members and friends in Northern Colorado work to build public knowledge, strengthen UN-US relations, and aid the UN in achieving its goals. There are UNAs all around the world.

  • Advocacy: 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.  

  • Education: Our active education committee works:
    • To sponsor essay contests at middle school, high school and college levels
    • 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
    • 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
    • We co-sponsor a book club 
    • We support local events such as Loveland Peace in the Park
    • Work with Indigenous Peoples
  • CSU UNA:  We make an effort to work with CSU students on various activities

Newsletter

Keep up with our latest activities by reading our newsletter.  Our newsletters are published bi-monthly.  Links to many other activities can be found here also. 

Please read our newsletter under  the "newsletter" section found elsewhere in this web page.

 

 

School Level Essay Contest 

Our UNA Chapter is offering essay contest for Middle School students  in Northern Colorado. In addition to monetary awards, certificates of participation and recognition will be given to three winners.

 Contest Essay Topic: A new topic is set every year.  Check with your school. 

 All essays should be mailed to Bob Jeffrey - [email protected]   

Winners will also be invited to read their essays to our annual  UNA Day Celebration. 

 

 

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