A record number (1200) of UNA-USA members and UN supporters met in the General Assembly Hall at the UN Headquarters in New York City to participate in a day of dynamic and informative discussion on the most pressing issues facing the United Nations.
During this historic event, the Halsten Enterprise, Department of Policy was represented by its Assistant Director, UN Relations Officer, Ryan Barkley. Ryan engaged in discussions and heard expert presentations on topics like refugees, conflict resolution, and sustainable development, and networked with community leaders, academics and students, and representatives from think tanks and globally-focused organizations. Members also advocated to U.S. leaders, including Members of Congress and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, in support of refugees, full funding for the United Nations, and strong U.S.-UN relations.