UNA-USA Webinars

If you weren't able to tune in live, watch recordings of some of our favorite recent webinars:


Campus Chapter Recruitment

Aired September 10, 2018This webinar for UNA-USA campus chapter leaders covered membership recruitment strategies and retaining members during the academic year.


UN Careers

Aired May 18, 2018Get an insider’s perspective on career opportunities at the United Nations, including the application and selection process, staff-level position requirements, the Young Professionals Programme, and much more!


Starting a UNA-USA Community Chapter

 Are you interested in being more involved with UNA-USA in your community? Consider starting a community chapter! Learn about all of the different stages to becoming a chapter, and how the National Office will support you through these steps and after you become an official chapter. Be a leader. Join the movement.


Chapter Sustainability Series: Event Planning 101

Aired May 18, 2018Learn best practices for planning your events from the UNA-USA National Office. Collaborate with other chapter leaders, and use these tips to prepare for your upcoming United Nations Day celebrations or other chapter events. This webinar will include information on event checklists, logistics, and preparing a timeline.

Chapter Sustainability Series: Organizing Your Chapter

Aired March 29, 2018Are UNA-USA is initiating a Chapter Sustainability Webinar Series in 2018. These webinars will cover topics such as organizing your chapter, strategic social media and communications, fundraising, building partnerships, and more. This webinar will cover best practices for identifying your board, using chapter meetings as opportunities for engagement, and setting up your bylaws to best guide your board and chapter to success.


UNA Campus Chapter Webinar: Leaving a Legacy of Leadership

Aired March 30, 2018"It's only a movement if it moves without you." UNA Campus Chapters have experience tremendous growth over the past two years, starting up on over 60 university campuses! In order to maintain this momentum, leadership is essential. This webinar will engage future and current chapter leaders on the topic of leadership transitions and leaving a legacy of leadership that allows your chapter to grow and thrive, even after the founders graduate. 


State Department Careers

Aired August, 2017Guest speaker Josiane “Josie” Lee, Recruitment and Outreach Officer for the State Department, joined us to discuss opportunities for students and young professionals.


Advocacy Writing Through Op-Eds

Aired March, 2017. Are you passionate about combatting climate change, reducing inequalities, or ensuring education is available to all worldwide? This online skill development webinar will prepare you to advance Global Goals through opinion editorial, or op-ed, writing. Dr. Martin Edwards, international organizations expert and Associate Professor at Seton Hall's School of Diplomacy and International Relations, guided webinar attendees through the process of structuring and pitching op-eds, with a focus on key advocacy issues.

The Rohingya Crisis

Aired January, 2018. Our speakers from UNICEF USA Emma Pfister and Eri Okuma, Global Cause Partnerships Managers led an educational webinar on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Sadly, widespread brutal attacks have driven more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar since August. Tune in to learn more about this issue and how the UN is taking action. 



Chapter Sustainability Series: Fundraising & Adopt-A-Future

Aired April 26, 2018Is there a cause your chapter is passionate about? Do you need help inspiring your community to support your fundraiser? If you answered yes, tune in to UNA-USA’s fundraising webinar on April 26! We’ll touch on various aspects of fundraising with special attention to the UNA-USA Adopt-A-Future campaign for Kenyan refugee children. We will also discuss incentives for campus chapters participating in this campaign. UNA-USA chapters and divisions are raising funds in their community to support quality education for children in Kenyan refugee camps, and your chapter can join in too!


Check back soon for more information on these other upcoming webinar topics.

  • UN Reform 
  • A Recap of the Commission on Status of Women 2018
  • Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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