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Friday, January 29, 2016

Monday - The UN and Multilateralism

On our first day of Advanced Training Program at the UN, Naïs Mouret, our Training and Education Fellow, introduced WFUNA and its work to our group of 16 Chinese students. This introductory session was followed by a briefing on the UN system presented by Jana Bauerova, Perception Change Project Officer, from the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

A message of hope and inspiration comes from WFUNA's President Ambassador Park Soo Gil as we begin a new year. In the message, he congratulates WFUNA's vast network for the sucesses of the past year, and commends the work of the United Nations in launching the 2030 Agenda.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

On the occasion of the launching of the Save the Earth Green Corps Exhibition, WFUNA, in partnership with Future Forest and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) organized a panel discussion on the Outcomes of COP21. The long awaited Conference of the Parties (COP), held in Paris between 30 November and 11 December, ended on a common agreement adopted by 195 member States. The event was sponsored by Korea Foundation, the representative organization for Korean public diplomacy.

Friday, December 11, 2015

For the first time ever, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution on the role of young men and women in peace building and preventing violent extremism. Resolution 2250, sponsored by Jordan, builds on the Amman Youth Declaration, acknowledges the pressing need to engage young peacebuilders in efforts to promote lasting peace.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

DECEMBER 10, 2015 - WFUNA Secretary-General Bonian Golmohammadi issued a statement to mark International Human Rights Day:

"2015 has been a crucial year for the United Nations: a new development agenda

has been adopted in which human rights principles and standards are strongly

reflected. This is a powerful acknowledgment by Member States that there

cannot be development without peace and human rights."

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

WFUNA Human Rights Youth Training 2015

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Global Transformations: The Sustainable Development Goals

 

Every three years, WFUNA's Plenary Assembly calls together representatives from UNAs all around the world to establish our organization's goals in support of the United Nations.

Monday, November 30, 2015

The 41st WFUNA Plenary Assembly in Vancouver, Canada, 20-22 November 2015, endorsed and adopted two statements on violent extremism and the refugee crisis. 

Monday, November 2, 2015

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the first UN General Assembly resolution, which established the goal of eliminating nuclear weapons and all weapons of mass destruction, WFUNA will be partnering with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs to sponsor the UN Poster for Peace Contest.

The contest aims to raise awareness of the need for nuclear disarmament and to inspire citizens across the globe to add their voices, and use their artistic talents, to promote a world free of nuclear weapons. 

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