The United Nations Association Coventry Branch is affiliated to the United Nations Association UK (UNA-UK). We are not part of the United Nations.

We organise events where members of the public can find out about the United Nations and discuss international issues with experts.

We manage Coventry Climate Action Network. See for more information.

We run the International Young People’s Peace Essay Competition. See for details.

We are always looking for volunteers who can help us with our work. If you would like to get involved, visit our Get Involved page.

Programme of Activities

See the events page for a list of our current programme.

This includes the Cine UNACov series and the UNA Ambassadors Programme.

Who We Are

Committee Members 2020

Shagufta Hamid-Khan, Chair

Shagufta is a radiology practitioner with a profound desire to help others improve the quality of their lives. She is a member of the advisory committee member of Magistrate courts, a Rotarian, a leader within the Muslim Forum, a former Vice-Chair of BOPA and a member of various other community and political organisations.

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Philip Brown, Secretary

Author and publisher at Penny Press. His works include which includes placing the UN in the context of the history of civilisation.

He is also the Chair of Coventry Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation, a role which fits in very well with membership of the UNA Coventry Committee.

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Mohammed Aaqib, Treasurer

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Roxana Anton, Volunteer Manager

My name is Roxana Ingrid Anton, an enthusiastic masters student in Diplomacy, Law and Global Change at Coventry University. I am a graduate of Early Childhood Education at Birmingham City University, a degree that provided and developed a variety of transferable skills. I have always been curious and passionate about international relations, how the world around me is constantly changing and how countries are maintaining peace.

Throughout my journey, in the last four years, I have developed an interest in promoting human rights, raising awareness of climate change and developments in education. I can describe myself as organised, reliable and eager to learn and enhance my understanding in broad topics.

The opportunity I have to be a part of the United Nations Association Coventry Branch as a Volunteer Manager is unique not only by giving me the opportunity to work with and meet people that can be role models for my future career; but also by allowing me to work towards my interests and engage students or people from community with the UN principles.

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Nsikak Inyang: Social Media Officer

A Sociologist with a profound desire to experience a positive change in her time and generation.

A renowned coach and speaker on relationship to the younger generation and believes in the protection and education of the girl child. As a humanitarian, she gives her best in service to humanity.

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We always welcome new volunteers. Please visit our Get Involved page!


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