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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

SEOUL -- The completion ceremony for this year's WFUNA Supporters: Korea was held on 30 August in Seoul. Certificates were handed out to all 11 supporters while Jun Kyung Lee from Konkuk University and Yoo Na Bae from Sungkyunkwan University received the Outstanding Supporter Award respectively. Min Ji Kim from Yonsei University was awarded the Best Supporter.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

NEW YORK --  WFUNA hosted two workshops around the conference theme of civil society's role in the post-2015 development agenda as part of the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference from 27-29 August 2014 at UN headquarters in New York.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

NEW YORK – For three straight weeks in July and August, we welcomed education partners for both the Training Program and the Advanced Training Program at the United Nations. Students took part in sessions from UN officials, diplomats, and representatives from civil society. In addition, participants learned skills in project management, public speaking, problem solving, and critical thinking.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Monday, August 11

We started the training session with our traditional welcome from our team and our Director of Programs, Irene Martinetti.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

From 18-22 August, WFUNA had the pleasure of welcoming 21 remarkable Chinese students to our "Advanced Training at the UN: China" Program, organized in cooperation with the Research Centre of United Nations and International Organizations (RCUNIO). For 5 days, participants had the opportunity to get to know better the UN in Geneva and its work around the issues of Technology, sustainable Development, Trade and Humanitarian Affairs. 

Monday, August 18 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Before they end their mandate as UN Youth Delegates to Romania, we wanted to highlight our interview with Eliza Chirilă, 22, and Cosmin Chiriță, 23. Here they described how they became involved with the programme and the ideas they had on how to expand its reach in their home country.

What motivated you to become a Youth Delegate?

Eliza: I was following the program since I was in high school. Now, I live in Bucharest, which is the capital of Romania, but I used to live in a small city before becoming a student.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

August 12 is International Youth Day! To celebrate the day, we wanted to higlight the importance of youth voices in the post-2015 development agenda. WFUNA Youth Network and UNA youth members chose one option from the 16 options available on MyWorld2015 and we compiled them in a video below. From Europe and North America to Africa and South America, our youth members spoke out and told us what world they want. Check it out!


Monday, July 14, 2014

Statement in Memory of  Axel Wüstenhagen

Dear Friends, 

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), including its Officers, Executive Committee and member UNAs would like to send its deepest sympathies and wholehearted condolences to Axel Wüstenhagen’s family. We have lost a great leader and friend who for many decades provided service to the international community, the UN, and the UNA family.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Geneva, 10 June 2014 - On the occasion of the beginning of the 26th session of the Human Rights Council, WFUNA Staff and volunteers implemented "Chocolate for Human Rights" initiative to raise awareness and funds about WFUNA and our activities. 

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

During the WFUNA European UNAs meeting, which took place from 2-3 June 2014 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, youth representatives from participating UNAs, UN Youth Associations, chapters, sections and wings joined the general meeting as well as organized a meeting specifically for youth reps on 3 June.

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