“Our own land and our own flag cannot be replaced by any other land or any other flag. But you can join with other nations, under a joint flag, to accomplish something good for the world that you cannot accomplish alone.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
The Council of Organizations (COO) is an initiative of United Nations Association of the United States of America. The COO is a coalition of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local groups of organizations with interests in Education, Social Justice, Labor, Energy and Climate, the Sustainable Development Goals, Human Rights, Health and Women's Issues that all share the common goals of making the American public more knowledgeable about global issues and strengthening the U.S. – UN relationship.
The Goals of the Council of Organizations are to:
Mobilize, Educate, Build Community, Engage
MOBILIZE & EDUCATE
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with today's challenges. Working together to promote UN policies, effective US policies at the UN, and US compliance with its international commitments to make a positive impact. We work to provide timely information about the UN to institutions participating in the COO in order to inform their respective stakeholders throughout the United States about the UN
At Council of Organizations, we work to encourage our member organizations to network among themselves to through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress and support for the United Nations and in the areas found within the Sustainable Development Goals.
We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
The Council also works to support the United Nations by educating its members about the UN system through joint community work with UNA-USA chapters and local affiliates of organizations, some of whom have formed local or regional Council of Organizations. Member organizations are encourage to participate in UN activities. This initiative and our goal is to provide great opportunities for our members. With access to United Nations events, resources and opportunities. people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.