What is UNAP?
The United Nations Association of the Philippines (UNAP) is a national civic, non-sectarian and non-partisan organization, established in 1947 to help promote in the Philippines the ideals and objectives of the United Nations. To this end, it strives at all times to promote world understanding, cooperation and peace among nations based on human dignity and universal friendship. UNAP is a member of the World Federation of United Nations Associations, based in Geneva, Switzerland.
The United Nations Association of the Philippines envisions as dynamic, multi-sectoral organization committed to the aims, purposes and activities of the United Nations for world understanding and international cooperation.
The United Nations Association of the Philippines exists to help realize the ideals of the United Nations and to promote better. Understanding and appreciation of its aims, purposes and activities through information and advocacy programs, strategic partnerships and alliances with all sectors of Philippine society.
The United Nations Association of the Philippines shall help actualize the ideals of the United Nations and to promote better understanding and appreciation of its activities in the maintenance of peace and security, in the acceleration of economic and social development, and in the promotions of harmonious relations among the nations of the world for the good of all mankind, and shall strive to involve the Filipino people in the attainment of these ends.
What it does?
UNAP undertakes a year-round continuing program of activities responsive to the needs of national development and international cooperation in consultation with the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) for the Philippines and in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Commission on Higher Education and the Department of Education.
It also provides appropriate media to assist in the dissemination of information about the workings of the United Nations designed to enhance inter-cultural understanding within the country as well as international understanding, cooperation and peace through the annual celebration of the United Nations Week.