By becoming a member, you will:
UNAA members come from all walks of life – age, education levels, and employment histories aren’t important. What brings them together is a shared interest in the work of the United Nations and in trying to make the world a better place.
We run events for members throughout the year, such as speaker events, dinners, conferences, and film nights. These are a great way to connect with like-minded individuals as well as high-profile UN officials, diplomats, politicians, academics, and other respected guests.
We also hold regular meetings, which provide an opportunity to hear news from the UN, learn about what UNAA NSW is doing in the community, and help develop activities.
As a UNAA NSW Division member you will receive:
Other requirements are laid out in the membership application page.
UNAA NSW is a membership-based organisation and our members are vital to the work we do.
Support us by becoming a member and join a community of like-minded individuals helping to make the world a better place.
Members of the UNAA (NSW) who have contributed outstanding service to the organisation over multiple years may be voted into the esteemed position of life member in recognition of their exemplary efforts. Members who have achieved this title are remembered in the wall of honour below (in alphabetical order).
Yvonne Brent – For services in leading the Hunter Region Branch over many years
Maureen Giddings OBE – For services as President during the early 1990s
Geoffrey Hogan AM – For services as President during the 1980s
Kitty Knight – For services as a Secretary during the early 1990s and leading the Blue Mountains Branch for many years
Geoffrey Little – For services as Vice-President and for 18 years convening the United Nations Cenotaph Ceremony
Rex Ogden – For services as Treasurer during the 1980s and 1990s
Thelma Palmer – For services as Secretary during the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s
Lurline Price – A former UN employee, for services leading UNAA(NSW) seminars and conferences in the early 1990s
Franklin Scarf – For services as President, for leading the Blue Mountains Branch and for services to the environment over many years
Dr Keith Suter – For services as President during the 1980s and 1990s, speaking at events and advocating in the media for the United Nations, including writing several relevant books and long-form articles
Kenneth Weekes Esquire (Vice-president Emeritus) – For services in leading numerous education, communication and advocacy activities on behalf of the UNAA(NSW) over many years. A recipient of the UNAA Peace Prize
Valerie Weekes – For services as President in the 2000s
Dr Peter Airey – For services as President and for his genuine commitment to the Association
Diane Sackelariou OAM – Long term member and supporter