The Director of the MCC United Nations Office fosters a Christian pacifist vision at the UN in New York, interprets MCC to the UN and the UN to MCC, and monitors UN policies on behalf of MCC. The Director manages the flow of visitors and information in and out of the office and oversees MCC UN office staff. The Director also relates to Member State Mission staff and NGOs, according to focus areas. As one of three members of the Advocacy Network, the Director maintains regular contact with the MCC Canada and MCC U.S. Program Directors, MCC Area Directors, Reps, and advocacy offices, for mutual support on common issues. The three Directors of the Advocacy Network - Washington, Ottawa, and UN offices - meet regularly to collaborate on common strategic planning and advocacy agendas.