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UNA-USA Young Professionals – A New Name

June 21, 2011

The former Young Professionals for International Cooperation (YPIC) program has a new nameUNA-USA Young Professionals! The change emphasizes the importance of Young Professionals to the United Nations Association of the USA.

UNA-USA Young Professionals (UNA-YP) engages UNA members, typically between 21 and 40 years old, in discussions of international affairs, emphasizing the importance of multilateral cooperation and the United Nations. UNA-YP distinguishes itself from other young professional programs for international affairs, by focusing on supporting the United Nations through community education and by outreach to Congressional representatives.

UNA-YP members work with UNA-USA chapters and divisions. They manage local events, solicit speakers, design fundraising initiatives, introduce chapters to emerging new technologies and social media, and recruit and engage volunteer teams.

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