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Donate now to support the Unitarian Universalist voice at the United Nations.

From involvement in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, to leading the faith caucus to establish the International Criminal Court, to overcoming UN apathy about sexual orientation & gender identity issues, the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO) has a long history of providing strong leadership in all aspects of human rights at a policy level.

The Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office promotes the goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all, as reflected in the United Nations Charter. Through targeted education, advocacy, and outreach, we engage Unitarian Universalists in support of international cooperation and the work of the UN.

Support this critical work. Help us build a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world community based on UU values. Donate now

Program Areas

At the United Nations, the UU-UNO's advocacy encompasses several aspects of human rights, climate, and peace work, bringing the UU perspective to international justice movements. Learn about our program areas.

Involvement Opportunities

As we work for human rights and social justice on local and global scales, the UU-UNO has opportunities for people of all ages to be involved and take action. Join our global social justice movement!

Intergenerational Spring Seminar

Youth and adults from all over North America gather annually to learn about and take action to address international human rights and social justice issues at the UU-UNO's Intergenerational Spring Seminar.

Become an Envoy

Youth and adults: serve as a UU-UNO representative in your congregation! Lead local action and spread the word about work being done to promote human rights and social justice at the UN in the name of Unitarian Universalism.

UN Sunday

Plan and host a UN Sunday service at your congregation. The UU-UNO’s planning resource packet will help you create a service focused on this year’s UN Sunday theme: Advancing Just Migration for All.

Every Child is Our Child

Through the Every Child is Our Child program, the UU-UNO partners with the Queen Mothers Association in Eastern Ghana to provide education and health care for children in the region who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. 

Internships

Learn about the United Nations and work in support of its efforts to eradicate injustice and promote human rights around the world. Our internship is available for passionate and creative UUs and non-UUs age 18+.

UN Me Religious Education Curriculum

The Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO) is proud to share our Religious Education packet, “UN Me” to help teach children...

Contact Our Office

UU United Nations Office
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New York, NY 10017
unitednations [at] uua [dot] org
P: (617) 948-4610
F: (617) 948-4367
Donate: giving.uua.org/unitednationsoffice

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