Coastal Carolina UNA-USA

Tackling the World's Largest Problems

Reach Out

Work with members in your community and make a difference

People across the United States need to know more about the real impact of the United Nations. 120 Chapters across the United States work with their local communities and elected officials to inform, inspire, and mobilize Americans to support the principles and vital work of the UN.


those in need

For six decades, the mission of the United Nations Association and its chapters has been to inform, inspire and mobilize Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations and to strengthen the United Nations system. Your support is vital in helping us to advance peace, prosperity and justice

around the globe.

Coastal Carolina Chapter of the United Nations Association of United States of America (UNA-USA) is a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. For 70 years UNA-USA has worked to accomplish its mission through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education programs, and public events. UNA-USA is a program of the United Nations Foundation.

  • No Poverty
  • Zero Hunger
  • Good Health and Well-Being
  • Quality Education
  • Gender Equality
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

upcoming local events

president's message

informing citizens


for peace

The Coastal Carolina Chapter of the UNA-USA supports the UNCW Model UN Association with conference expenses, does outreach and programming in the community and local schools, and has two annual scholarships for UNCW students.

sustainable Development Goals

  • Reduced Inequalities
  • Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Climate Action
  • Life Below Water
  • Life on Land
  • Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • Partnerships for the Goals

educating youth

Human Rights Start at home

Please see Events page for information on our local event celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Thursday, December 13 at 6pm in UNCW's Bear Hall (room 106). This event is free and open to all.

Also, UNCW will be hosting 20 visiting teachers from around the world this spring and they are looking for local families to serve as (non-residential) hosts. We hope you will consider hosting one - more info is below.


raising funds


I hope this message finds you well. We are writing to let you know about an upcoming event and to tell you about what we have planned for this year!

Please join us for our annual Welcome Event for new international students at Hugh MacRae Park in Wilmington. The event will run 5 - 7pm at Shelter #6, and is a potluck. We will welcome the new students to the US and Wilmington, enjoy good food, and have lots of fun! We still need some volunteers to help drive the international students from UNCW to the park, as well as volunteers to bring a dish to share. Please sign up if you will be able to attend and/or help out.

The board of the Coastal Carolina UNA would like to let you know how thankful we are for our members and supporters. As members and friends of the UN Association, you understand what the UN does to help those in need around the world. If you are not yet a member, we invite you to join. If you are 25 or younger, you can join for free. If you are a first-time member, you can join for $25. Our chapter receives 50% of membership dues, so your membership supports both local and global efforts to help those in need.

Locally, we support high school and UNCW students with three scholarships awarded annually: the Ann Sherman Skiba Memorial Scholarship, the Coastal Carolina UNA Scholarship, and the Yolanda Norwood Memorial Scholarship. We also support the UNCW chapter of the Model United Nations Association (MUNA) and the UNCW chapter of the UNA. Your membership and active participation in our chapter goes a long way to helping local students!

We hope to see you on August 19,

Amanda Boomershine
President, Coastal Carolina UNA