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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.

Attendees of the KAIS-KF International Conference line up for a group photo
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

SEOUL - WFUNA President, Ambassador Park Soo-gil, joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the 2012 International Conference on the Public Diplomacy and Culture, held in Seoul, Korea, on 26 October.

WFUNA signs MoU with Education for All (Education for All/2012)
Thursday, October 18, 2012

Education for All Press Release

KOLKATA - The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) and Education for All, a Kolkata-based NGO, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for strategic partnership to promote and collaborate on WFUNA's training programmes.

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon talks at Four Freedoms Park ceremony
Thursday, October 18, 2012

NEW YORK - On 18 October 2012, WFUNA attended the ceremony dedicating the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, on Roosevelt Island in New York.

The event was opened by Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel, Chair of the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy Board of Directors. Mr. vanden Heuvel is also President of the Friends of WFUNA.

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke, paying tribute to President Roosevelt and his contribution to the founding of the United Nations.

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