A United Nations Association (UNA) is a non-governmental organization that exist in various countries to enhance the relationship between the people of member states and the United Nations to raise public awareness of the UN and its work, to promote the general goals of the UN.
Their long-term concerns comprise:
The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
Peace, security and disarmament
Human rights and humanitarian affairs
There are currently over 100 UNAs around the world. The secretariats for the World Federation of United Nations Associations are located in Geneva, Seoul, and New York.
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