Peace. Development. Basketball.
MISSION: Peace. Development. Basketball.
VISION: To be a world leader in basketball development.
Launched in 2020, the United Nations of Basketball is a global network of basketball clubs and academies, each representing their country or territory. It was launched with the aim of developing the world's future basketball stars while encouraging peace by bringing people and nations together through basketball.
The UNB is an intercontinental sports organization that was developed to promote and maintain international peace through basketball, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation and be a center for harmonizing the actions of basketball nations. The headquarters of the UNB is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Central America.
Its objectives include maintaining international peace, understanding and tolerance through basketball, developing and improving individual skills, providing high level competition, delivering humanitarian basketball aid, promoting sustainable sport development and upholding international basketball rules.
The UNB has eight (8) principal organs:
The UNB's most prominent officer is the Secretary-General, an office held by the UNB founder, American international basketball coach and sport administrator Alan Kaleo Walls.
United Nations of Basketball Leadership Board:
UNB Secretary-General & General Assembly President: Alan Walls is an international basketball coach and administrator with over 25 years of experience on the youth, high school, NCAA, professional and national team levels in 16 countries on five continents. Walls has worked with the national federations of Turkey, Romania, Palestine, Mongolia and El Salvador as well as coached or conducted camps and clinics throughout the United States – including his native Hawaii – Mexico, Costa Rica, Argentina, China, Hong Kong, Kenya and Israel. In 2010 Walls was tasked by the Turkish Basketball Federation to be the camp director of the FIBA Children of the World Basketball Camp at the FIBA World Championships. Walls is a former US Peace Corps Volunteer, El Salvador 1999-01, where one of his main projects was a national youth leadership and sports camp program. Walls is a resident of El Salvador currently living and working in Panama as an international school Athletic Director.
Photo: Kenya Tour, 2014.