United Nations Association

Chicago Chapter

Join us October 24th

The UN Day Event, hosted by the United Nations Association-Greater Chicago Chapter and GEMS World Academy, will celebrate the work that the United Nations to help improve the world, through the lens of linking global issues with those concerning the greater Chicagoland community.

Join us! Become a Member today.

Who We Are


The United Nations Association of Chicago (UNA-Chicago) aims to educate local citizens on the vital work of the United Nations and advocate on its behalf.


To be the number one resource for UN-related efforts in Illinois and the Midwest and to set an example for other UNA-USA chapters in the US.

UNA-Chicago is part of the United Nations Association-USA (UNA-USA), a membership organization dedicated to informing, inspiring, and mobilizing the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations.

Board of Directors

Farah Eck


Magi Zlatkova

Vice President

Anastasia Herasimovich


Rachel Anderson


Ben Gould

Advocacy Director

Bryce Wied

GenUN Director

Jennifer Shin

Education Director

Catherine Niehaus

Membership Director

Rachel Buonafede

Communications Director

Latest News

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program is Now Welcoming Applications!

  The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is now accepting applications for the 2019 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program at www.rangelprogram.org!     The Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program is now accepting[…]

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Become a Global Goals Ambassador

 UNA Chicago Chapter is looking for Global Goals Ambassadors to support the Sustainable Development Goals throughout 2018!     Benefits of Being a Global Goals Ambassador: Opportunity to serve as[…]

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Global Goals & Young Professionals Mixer Aug 2nd

  We’re very excited to announce the young professionals and global goals mixer and networking event in August. The idea came about when we realized that a large group of[…]

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The Global Goals

In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 goals for a better world by 2030. These goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change.

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