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CSAHR participants from 13 UNAs in Geneva (WFUNA Photo/2013)
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND -  The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) implemented the first session of Civil Society in Action for Human Rights (CSAHR) at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, from 28 January – 1 February, 2013 with 20 participants from all regions of the world representing 13 UNAs.

 

Ms. Gillian Sorensen and  IFUNA (2013)
Monday, January 28, 2013

INDIA - Ms. Gillian Sorensen, Senior Advisor to the UN Foundation and member of the Friends of WFUNA, gave an interactive lecture to the membership of the Indian Federation of United Nations Associations (IFUNA) on the "UN and the 21st Century: Where Do We Go From Here?" on 19 January 2013. The audience included research scholars, students, journalists, and IFUNA general membership. 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

SOUTH KOREA - WFUNA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kyunghee University, to launch a two-week camp program in Summer 2013. The camp will invite experienced Model UN and Parliamentary Debate trainers from around the world to teach participants in building a better understanding of the UN system. Students are expected to gain practical skill sets in diplomacy, public speaking, and debate through the completion of this program.

Monday, December 17, 2012

DAY 1

On Monday, WFUNA had the privilege to attend and speak at one of the first conferences on R2P and the prevention of mass atrocities in the MENA region organized by the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect in collaboration with their partner in Lebanon, Permanent Peace Movement.

Catchafire group photo
Monday, December 3, 2012

NEW YORK - A group of ten Catchafire pro bono professionals stopped by the WFUNA office today to get a glimpse of what it's like to work as a nonprofit in the UN system.

WFUNA Global Youth Forum, 7-11 November 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Friday, November 30, 2012

RIO DE JANEIRO - The WFUNA Global Youth Forum was held from 7-11 November, 2012 in conjunction with the 40th

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

WFUNA's 40th Plenary Assembly received a special message from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

On Monday, 19 November 2012, the Friends of WFUNA hosted their 19th Board of Directors meeting. WFUNA's Secretary-General, Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi, was present along with a significant number of the members of the Board. Established in 2001 by Mr. Arthur Ross, the Friends of WFUNA is an independent 501 (c) (3) organization. The Board has donated generous contributions and has provided guided support in helping WFUNA to further its mission and goals.

WFUNA Rio Declaration Screenshot
Friday, November 16, 2012

WFUNA Rio Declaration

Adopted at the 40th WFUNA Plenary Assembly
Ibmec University, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
10 November 2012

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) and its member associations represented at the 40th WFUNA Plenary Assembly in November 2012 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, adopt this Declaration and commend it to the Member States of the United Nations and to the peoples of the world.

PA photo
Tuesday, November 6, 2012

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) held its 40th Plenary Assembly at IBMEC University (Barra da Tijuca campus) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 6-10 November 2012, with 41 UNAs in attendance.

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