October 19, 2016
Location: Gotham Hall – 1356 Broadway, New York, NY
Country: United States

In recognition of the role individuals, organizations and corporations play in supporting the work of the United Nations to advance global peace and prosperity, UNA-USA and the United Nations Foundation honor recipients of the Global Leadership Awards at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York City.

Recognized as one of New York's top events, the Global Leadership Dinner is distinguished by A-list attendance representing the highest levels of the diplomatic, business, government, philanthropic, media, entertainment and social sectors. 

The Global Leadership Dinner is central to calling the world's attention to the work of the UN and supporting a peaceful, prosperous and just future. Proceeds benefit UNA-USA and its work to inform, educate, and inspire Americans in support of the UN.

For tickets and sponsorship information, please contact UNFgala@unfoundation.org

2016 Global Leadership Dinner

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Gotham Hall – 1356 Broadway, New York, NY
Cocktail Reception 6:30 pm
Dinner and Awards Presentation 7:00 pm

This year, we are especially privileged to honor President Barack Obama with the Champion for Global Change Award. We will also recognize:

  • Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the World Food Programme

  • Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association

  • Walgreens Boots Alliance

  • Sony Pictures for the Angry Birds Happy Planet Campaign