Members' Day at the UN

Save the Date: Friday, February 20, 2015

Join fellow UNA-USA members and UN supporters at the UN Headquarters for Members' Day and the 7th Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, a day of dynamic and informative discussion on the most pressing issues facing the United Nations. Using this year's theme, The UN at 70: A Year for Bold Action, UNA-USA members will get exclusive access to the UN, where they will hear from experts, and network with community leaders, academics and students, and representatives from think tanks and like-minded organizations. Stay tuned to UNA-USA email and social media communications for more information on registration, conference program and speakers.

Don't miss out on what is expected to be the largest gathering of UN advocates in the United States. Email membership@unausa.org if you have additional questions. Registration is free for UNA-USA members and all students.


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United Nations Headquarters
1st Avenue at 46th Street, New York, NY 10017

(Please use the Visitor’s Entrance)


8:30 a.m.: Registration

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Conference


UNA-USA Members’ Day and Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Panels and Discussions


  • “Marching to Paris: The Road to a Climate Deal”
  • “At Home and Abroad: Activism for Universal Human Rights”
  • “From the MDGs to the SDGs: The Future of Global Health”
  • “Back to Iraq: The Rise of ISIL and the End of Arab Spring”

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Timothy C. Weiskel, BA, DPhil, Research Director, Cambridge Climate Research Associates and faculty member, Harvard University
  • Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, President, New York Academy of Medicine
  • Chris Whatley, Executive Director, UNA-USA

Lodging and Accommodations

For those who will be traveling to New York City and require accommodations, we encourage you to book your hotel as early as possible. Below is a list of hotels near the UN. The prices and distances are based off a search done on Kayak.com and will change depending on availability and timing. For a comprehensive search of all available options, we suggest Kayak, Expedia, Priceline or Hotels.com



Distance to the UN


One UN New York

0.0 mi


Hilton Manhattan East

0.2 mi


Hampton Inn Manhattan/UN

0.2 mi


Wyndham Midtown 45 Hotel

0.3 mi


The Westin NY Grand Central

0.3 mi


Vanderbilt YMCA (Hostel)

0.3 mi


The POD 51 Hotel (Hostel)

0.4 mi


Seton Hotel

0.4 mi



2013 Members' Day: Videos




[Photos] 2013 Members' Day at the UN

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About the UNA-USA Mid-Atlantic Region

The UNA-USA Mid-Atlantic Region includes Chapters and Divisions in New Jersey and New York.  The Region has sponsored the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the UN since 2009. Contact information can be found on the UNA-USA Website: http://www.unausa.org/chapters.

About the Southern New York State Division

The Southern New York State Division comprises all chapters and members-at-large in the five boroughs of New York City and from Columbia in the North to Suffolk on Long Island.  It is working to establish chapters in The Bronx / Riverdale, Nassau County, Suffolk County and the Mid-Hudson Valley. More information is available at www.unasouthernny.org; and the on the Division blog at http://unasouthernny.wordpress.com.
UNA-USA - New Jersey

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Princeton/Trenton Chapter

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Queens Chapter
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