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Events are an important way to raise awareness about the work of the UN and your campus chapter. By holding a fun event, you can help educate and empower young people to make a difference in your community, grow your membership, fundraise, and more!

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  • Tuesday, May 02, 2017 at 09:00 AM · 3 rsvps
    Capitol Hill

    GenUN Spring Lobby Day

    Globally-minded student leaders in the D.C. area are invited to participate in the United Nations Association-USA GenUN Lobby Day on Tuesday, May 2. Students will receive training on advocacy strategies and will attend meetings with high-level congressional staffers on Capitol Hill, to discuss the importance of a strong U.S-UN partnership and updates on the new United Nations Secretary-General. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for students to gain skills and get an insider’s perspective on the legislative process. UNA-USA and our sister organization the Better World Campaign will schedule meetings for students with their members of Congress. If you register for the Lobby Day it is very important you commit to attending because you may be the only constituent from your hometown or state that we have scheduled a meeting for.

    Sign Up Here

  • Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    JAX Chapter of the UNA-USA Panel Discussion “Understanding Today’s Global Challenges”


    The Jacksonville Chapter of the United Nations Association in conjunction with the Jacksonville University Political Science Society will be hosting a panel discussion entitled “Understanding Today’s Global Challenges.”  The discussion will be held at Jacksonville University’s Gooding Auditorium Thursday, May 18th from 6:00-7:30pm.

    Panelists will include:

    Mr. Ed Coyle who was the Foreign Counterintelligence Representative to the Supreme Allied Command Atlantic (SACLANT/NATO) and the Division Chief for the Combatting Terrorism Directorate for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). 

    Ambassador Nancy Soderberg who is an American foreign policy strategist and Director of the Public Service Leadership Program at UNF. Ambassador Soderberg served in the Clinton administration as Deputy National Security Advisor and Alternate Representative to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador. 

    Please sign up for a free ticket at  

    All our discussion programs are free and open to the public.  Our mission is to facilitate informed dialogue about major public issues and we invite the public to actively participate.  Please send panel discussion questions to by Friday May 12th.

    For any questions please contact Amy Stalker, President of the Jacksonville Chapter of the United Nations Association, at the email above.


  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 12:00 PM through June 01, 2017 · 1 rsvp

    High School Senior Projects

    So, you need to do a senior project (such as a senior thesis, capstone thesis, or IB Extended Essay)? Why not choose a project that relates to the Global Goals and contribute to a safer, healthier, happier world? Learn more about completing a high school project for the Global Goals