UNANZ Programmes

The United Nations covers a huge range of topics!

"The work of the United Nations reaches every corner of the globe. Although best known for peacekeeping, peacebuilding, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance, there are many other ways the United Nations and its System (specialized agencies, funds and programmes) affect our lives and make the world a better place. The Organization works on a broad range of fundamental issues, from sustainable development, environment and refugees protection, disaster relief, counter terrorism, disarmament and non-proliferation, to promoting democracy, human rights, gender equality and the advancement of women, governance, economic and social development and international health, clearing landmines, expanding food production, and more, in order to achieve its goals and coordinate efforts for a safer world for this and future generations." Read more...

Because the United Nations Association of New Zealand is interested in quite a few of these areas, we've had to develop a few focus areas of our own, just to keep up! The links below will take you to our programme pages. 

UNANZ is for people interested in:


Human Rights

Protecting the rights inherent to all human beings.


Humanitarian Affairs

Protecting Victims of War, Poverty, and Natural Disasters.


Sustainable Development

Development for the Future.


Peace and Security

Peacekeeping, Peacebuilding, and Disarmament for the Future.


UN Renewal

Fitting the UN for the Future.