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Organizations & Initiatives

  • Union of South American Nations (UNASUR)

    UNASUR’s goal is to build integration in the cultural, economic, social and political areas while respecting the current situation of each of our member nations.

  • Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO)

    Your voice at the United Nations, the Unitarian Universalist Association’s (UUA’s) United Nations Office (UU-UNO) is engaged in international advocacy work at the UN based on Unitarian Universalist (UU) values. From involvement in the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, to leading the faith caucus to establish the International Criminal Court, to overcoming UN apathy about sexual orientation & gender identity issues, the UU-UNO has a long history of providing strong leadership in all aspects of human rights at a policy level through UN consultative status.

  • United for Human Rights (UHR)

    United for Human Right (UHR)’s purpose is to provide human rights educational resources and activities that inform, assist and unite individuals, educators, organizations and governmental bodies in the dissemination and adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at every level of society.

  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees.

  • United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

    UNICEF activities include capacity-building of the government in legal and social protection through technical and financial assistance, including policy and regulatory framework development. Provide technical assistance and funding for local and international organizations combating trafficking; establishes comprehensive community-based child protection networks for prevention and protection of children-at-risk as well as reintegration and rehabilitation of children and community awareness.

  • United Nations Mission Assistance in Somalia (UNSOM)

    UNSOM monitosr, helps investigate and report to the Council on, and helps prevent any abuses or violations of human rights or violations of international humanitarian law committed by all actors in Somalia. The mandate envisions the deployment of human rights observers for these purposes.

  • United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

    The UNMISS Human Rights Division, which also represents the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in South Sudan, works to promote human rights in the world

  • United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUS)

    The MONUSCO Human Rights Division was established in 2000 to assist in the promotion and protection of human rights, with particular attention to women, children and vulnerable persons, investigate human rights violations with a view to putting an end to impunity, assist in the development and implementation of a transitional justice strategy, and cooperate in national and international efforts to bring to justice perpetrators of grave violations of human rights and international humanitarian law.

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