About us

We are a grassroots voluntary organisation, supporting and promoting the United Nations and helping to build a safer, fairer and a more sustainable world. We are a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, SC045157, registered on 9 October 2014.

The United Nations Association Edinburgh is a branch of the United Nations Association UK (UNA-UK), which is a member of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA). We are affiliated to UNA Scotland.

Through the work of its staff, volunteers and members, UNA-UK campaigns and educates to promote the principles of the UN Charter and to support the work of the UN and its agencies.

In the Edinburgh branch, we support the aims and aspirations of UNA-UK through our own activities and events in a wide variety of policy areas, which are undertaken by a series of working groups.

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Committee Members

Our Constitution as a SCIO, SC045157, registered on 9 October 2014

Our Constitution and Standing Order prior to establishment as a SCIO

United Nations Association Edinburgh
UN House
4 Hunter Square

Correspondence: unaedinburgh@gmail.com
Webmaster: martinverity@gmail.com

Dr Alec F Gaines

Alec Gaines
Alec Gaines

Our dear friend and colleague, Dr Alec F Gaines, died on 5 March, aged 83. Please see here for our tribute to the lifelong contribution he made to peace and disarmament – Alec Gaines: appreciation

Here is a motion of tribute to Alec Gaines, lodged in the Scottish Parliament by Bill Kidd MSP, Co-Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Nuclear Disarmament S4M-9361




Thanks to students from the School of Management Studies at Napier University, in particular Katelyn Pope, Rose Riley and Lisa Klimke who designed the prototype of this website in 2010. Thanks too to Paula O’Connell, Aldo Merolla and Tanja Huth for the help they have given to UNA Edinburgh. Thanks to Arbie Baguios who substantially upgraded the site in 2012.

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