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Our Mission is to inspire and mobilize the community to support the mission of the United Nations and its agencies through education and advocacy.

UN Association members are internationally minded people who recognize and support the essential role the United Nations plays in our world.

Why SDGs Really Matter

A special thank you to Dr. Jeffrey Sachs for joining us Wednesday, May 12 to discuss the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The recording of this event will soon be available here!

Get Involved!

Looking for other ways to actively support the vitally important work of the United Nations? Join UNA-USA and receive advocacy alerts for actions you can take to make a difference in our world.

Join as an Individual Member or as an Affiliate Organization

Upcoming Events

March 8, 2021

International Women's Day

To advocate for gender equality, TEXT “WOMEN” to 30644 for link to send letter to Congress.

Nominate someone for MI Women’s Hall of Fame.
Deadline is April 10

Support EVE (End Violent Encounters)
Donate $ or provide items on EVE's “needs list”.

Support the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing
Donate $ or provide items on their “wish list”.

Become a Member

Anyone interested in the goals of the UN are invited to join UNA-USA & the Greater Lansing Chapter!
 
You’ll receive e-mail alerts, a one-year subscription to the InterDependent quarterly magazine, a chance to meet like-minded people, and more!

Global Education Awards

Each year Greater Lansing-UNA sponsors awards for outstanding contributions to Global Education and International Understanding.

 

SDG Awards

Every year we recognize community members who have helped develop any of the Sustainable Development Goals through their work and/or volunteer service.

Vandenberg Award

The endowment and award honors MI US Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg who led the approval of the US government as a founding and charter member of the United Nations.

Sustainable Development Goals

On September 25th 2015, countries of the UN adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.
For the goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you.
Help us reach our goals!