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United Nations Association - UK (UNA-UK) builds movements, delivers expert insight, and designs campaigns to inspire a global community united in its pursuit of equality, sustainability, and peace. 

UNA-UK is governed by a Board of Directors (Trustees) which is currently chaired by Baroness Joyce Anelay of St Johns under its Articles of Association.  

Our mission 

  • To build movements for systemic transformation at the UN; 
  • To advocate for UK action for global cooperation. 

Our values 

  • Boldness. Disruptive, constructive, creative. We do what it takes to speak truth to power. 
  • Accountability. Decisions that affect us all should not be taken behind closed doors. We practice self-reflection, expect transparency, and challenge inequality. 
  • Intersectionality. We recognise the interconnected nature of oppression and challenge the structures that drive injustice. 
  • Solidarity. We find power in community around the world and amplify the work of grassroots changemakers.  

UNA-UK's charitable objectives as found in our Articles of Association are: 

  • The prevention and relief of poverty, hunger and distress and the relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage 

  • The advancement of human rights, conflict resolution and reconciliation and the promotion of religious or racial harmony or equality and diversity 

  • The raising of awareness of human rights issues and securing the enforcement of human rights law  

  • The advancement of the study of and research into international problems and institutions with a view to the education of the public and the dissemination of the results of such study and research for the purpose of assisting such relief as aforesaid 

  • The advancement of environmental protection improvement and sustainable development 

  • The promotion of volunteering and good citizenship 

  • The support for the work of the United Nations or of any of its related associate agencies insofar as such work promotes the objects mentioned above. 

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