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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.

Friday, April 27, 2018

GENEVA - On April 27-28, 2018, leaders from United Nations Associations (UNAs) around the world who are elected as our current Executive Committee met in Geneva for two days for the 218th Executive Committee meeting. Members discussed the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals, ongoing activities of the World Federation of United Nations Associations and national UNAs, and prepared for the upcoming 43rd Plenary Assembly.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

In March 2018, WFUNA welcomed Isabelle Tibi as the new lead of the Mission Possible program. Shortly after joining, Isabelle visited Mission Possible in India and Singapore to connect with participating students, teachers and school leaders, as well as with our National Program Coordinators, Soujanya Ganig and Kanchana Varatharajalu.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

 

“I realized that even a child has the potential to bring about global improvement through local changes,” said Naureen Zaina of her experience participating in the Mission Possible program. Naureen spoke to an audience of students, teachers and stakeholders gathered at Vidyashilp Academy in Bangalore to celebrate the achievements of Mission Possible’s latest cohort in India.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

On April 5, 2018, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) convened the eleventh in a series of Civil Society Dialogues with the President of the United Nations Security Council at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

On March 29, 2018, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) convened over 60 representatives from Member States and civil society at the Palais des Nations in Geneva for a dialogue on advocating for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) perpetrated under the United Nations flag.

Monday, March 26, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – On March 29, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) organizes a Closing Ceremony for students who have completed the most recent cycle of the Mission Possible program in India.

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