Members receive access to a range of exclusive benefits such as events at the UN and across the United States, as well as opportunities to advocate, host Model UN conferences, and connect young professionals to UN experts.
GenUN, a national student initiative of UNA-USA, engages a generation of young people in the work of the United Nations by empowering them to inform, inspire, and mobilize their peers to support the vital work of the UN. Globally minded middle school, high school, and college students can promote constructive United States leadership at the UN by participating in an array of UNA-USA activities at the local and national levels.
Whether you are a Model UN delegate, an advocate for reducing global poverty, an international affairs student, or new to the work of international organizations, GenUN offers you the opportunity to participate in a nationwide movement for the United Nations. As the next generation of leaders in the international community, students stand poised to take action and make a difference in their schools, communities, and country. Below, explore the opportunities for students and young people to help build a strong U.S.-UN relationship and a better world.
Campus Advocates offers today‚Äôs globally minded students the opportunity to participate in shaping the future. Educate yourself and others on UN issues, advocate on behalf of the UN, and spread the word about the important work the UN does around the globe by becoming a campus advocate today!
Around the world, more than 110,000 personnel from 116 UN member states participate in a global partnership for peace. May 29 is a day to pay tribute to all the men and women who serve in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations for their commitment, dedication, and courage, and to honor the memory of those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.
Interested in getting your campus involved? Let us know! Email us to be part of the national network of young people supporting the United Nations.
Check out our Campus Advocates guide to find out how to get started and don't forget to join our Facebook group!
My World, My UN
The Better World Campaign, UNA-USA's sister organization, launched My World, My UN to give young people a voice in shaping the future of American engagement at the United Nations. Join the conversation and engage with youth around America. You have the power to solve tomorrow's challenges through the UN, so let your voice be heard and share your thoughts, photos, and videos in our online community.