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Friday, June 22, 2018

On June 22, 2018, WFUNA's 16+ Forum, the Global Alliance, and NYU Center on International Cooperation partnered to host “The Path to HLPF 2019: from Ambition to Results for SDG16+" Workshop at Bohemian National Hall in New York.

The day-long workshop brought together key stakeholders who are working on achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16 with the goal of leveraging concrete ideas on how to take Goal 16 forward.

See our summary on Twitter here.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

From June 6 - 8, WFUNA's office in Geneva conducted the Workshop at the UN: India part of our Youth Training Program on the UN with students from three different high schools in India and in collaboration with our national UNA: IFUNA. During this three-day program, 37 students participated in different activities involving topics such as multilateralism, trade and humanitarian issues.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

On 30 May 2018, the President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Miroslav Lajčák, hosted a Youth Dialogue in the ECOSOC Chamber. This one-day event sought to bring young people closer to the UN and vice versa while also gaining a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities youth face on a day-to-day basis.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

In advance of the ECOSOC Special Meeting on 23 May, WFUNA's 16 Plus Forum, in partnership with the Permanent Missions of Czech Republic, Georgia, and Timor-Leste organized an event "Inclusion in Process & Policy: Civil Society Participation & Partnership in Advancing SDG 16+" on May 22 at UN Headquarters in New York. The event brought together over 60 member states and civil society representatives focused on the critical role of civil society in SDG 16+.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - On the occasion of International Day of Living Together in Peace, WFUNA has re-launched its Lithograph program with a piece by Frank Rosenzweig of Germany.

Monday, May 14, 2018

NEW YORK - On May 14, 2018, WFUNA convened a debate for the candidates from the Asia-Pacific Group competing for a spot on the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-20 term.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Over the summer of 2017, WFUNA held its seventh Human Rights Youth program dedicated to building the capacity of young people from its network to implement human rights projects in their communities and engage effectively with UN human rights mechanisms.

After the training, participants returned to their countries and started implementing a human rights project. Participants report to WFUNA on the progress of their respective projects in the six months following the training. Read more about their projects below.

Friday, May 4, 2018

NEW YORK - On May 4, 2018, WFUNA convened a debate for the candidates from the Western European & Others Group competing for a spot on the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-20 term.

Friday, May 4, 2018

On May 4, 2018, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) convened the twelfth in a series of Civil Society Dialogues with the President of the United Nations Security Council at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

The dialogue featured H.E. Ms. Joanna Wronecka, Permanent Representative of Poland to the UN and President of the UN Security Council for the month of May. Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi, WFUNA’s Secretary-General, moderated the discussion that brought together over 20 UN-focused civil society representatives.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

GENEVA - Statement by WFUNA Executive Committee, Geneva, 28 April 2018

The Executive Committee of the World Federation of the United Nations Associations ( WFUNA) welcomes the historic Inter-Korean Summit Meeting at Panmunjom on 27 April, 2018 and its outcome announced in the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity, and Unification of the Korean Peninsula by the leaders of the two Koreas.

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