February 16, 2024

2024 UNA-USA Global Engagement Summit



UN Headquarters
New York, NY

Date & Time

February 16, 2024
10:00AM EDT - 6:00PM EDT

The annual UNA-USA Global Engagement Summit (GES) united world leaders with our nation’s top grassroots changemakers. Held at UN Headquarters in New York, more than 1,000 community leaders, students, lifetime advocates, and young professionals from across the country came together to sit in the seats of decisionmakers. The theme for GES 2024 is “Pushing Forward >>> For People & Planet.”

GES also featured a Sustainable Fashion Showcase in collaboration with the UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion. The showcase included contributions from companies and fashion designers, emphasizing sustainability.

This summit is one of many educational and inspirational programs that UNA-USA coordinates to help make Americans aware of the strong connection between the U.S. and the UN.

Watch The Replay (Part 1)

Watch The Replay (Part 2)

Featured Speakers

Linda Thomas-Greenfield

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

Stéphane Dujarric

Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General

Ose Ehianeta Arheghan

UNA-USA 12th Youth Observer to the United Nations

Sophia Kianni

Former Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change leader

Peter Yeo

President, Better World Campaign; Senior VP, UN Foundation