Educating, inspiring, and mobilizing North Texans to support the life-saving work of the U.N. and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

 
 
 

Promoting good health and well-being.

 
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A woman dies from complications in childbirth every minute – about 529,000 each year -- the vast majority of them in developing countries.

 
 
 

Protecting marine life below water. 

 
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Two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef has been damaged as a result of climate change.

 
 
 

Helping Refugees access humanitarian assistance.

 
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An unprecedented 65.6 million people around the world have been forced from home. 

 
 

Driving conversations to improve gender equity. 

 
 
 
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Women make up just 4% of CEOs in the world's 500 top companies.

 
 

Working towards a sustainable environment for all.

 
 
 
 
 
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The UN works with 195 nations to keep the global temperature from rising above 2°C/3.6°F.

 
 

Encouraging peace, security, and strong institutions.

 
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The UN keeps peace with 112,000 peacekeepers in 15 operations on 4 continents.

 
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2019 Congressional Briefing Book

Get informed about the U.S. and the UN with this digital version of the 2019 Congressional Briefing Book.

STATE IMPACT

In Texas, more than 51,300 residents support the work of the UN and its agencies.