Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 09, 2012
The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) today relaunched http://www.unausa.org and http://www.theinterdependent.com as new gateways for Americans to connect with the vital work of the United Nations. Visitors to the UNA-USA site will be able to connect with the educational, informational, and advocacy efforts of the more than 11,000 members and 120 Chapters across the U.S. The refreshed site for UNA-USA’s online newsmagazine The InterDependent (ID) features new content and a new look, with stories from The InterDependent’s prominent corps of writers on topics such as human rights, global health, and peacekeeping.
Both sites feature an enhanced focus on social media, so visitors can share their experience with their online networks through outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+. The new sites show users the work UNA-USA members perform every day in support of the UN including, Chapter events, advocating their elected officials, and engaging students and young professionals in international affairs.
“The new websites serve as a prime source for UNA-USA members and citizens to receive insiders' access to the UN, as well as real-time news and information on this vital world body,” said UNA-USA Executive Director Patrick Madden. “The new unausa.org reflects the strength and vitality of UNA-USA member network and the far-reaching support for the UN across the country.”
The new unausa.org will allow visitors to learn more about how they can become a member of UNA-USA, put on a Model UN conference in their community, take advocacy actions on the UN, and much more. The new UNA-USA and InterDependent sites include a number of new and improved features, such as content specifically tailored to UNA-USA members, videos and photos, content from the UN Dispatch and UN Wire publications, and ways to connect with campaigns from UNA-USA’s sister organization, the United Nations Foundation.
Connect with part of the largest network of #UN supporters in the U.S. by visiting the new http://www.unausa.org.
Go inside the #UN with engaging stories at the new http://www.theinterdependent.com.
The United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), a program of the UN Foundation, is a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations. UNA-USA works to accomplish its mission through its national network of chapters, advocacy efforts, education programs, and public events. UNA-USA and its sister organization the Better World Campaign are the single largest network of advocates and supporters of the United Nations in the world. For more information on UNA-USA, visit http://www.unausa.org/.
ABOUT THE UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION
The United Nations Foundation builds public-private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems, and broadens support for the United Nations through advocacy and public outreach. Through innovative campaigns and initiatives, the Foundation connects people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 as a U.S. public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner and now is supported by global corporations, foundations, governments, and individuals. For more information, visit http://www.unfoundation.org.