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Thursday, October 24, 2013

New York, NY -- For this year's United Nations Day, WFUNA is proud to partner with This Girl Bakes (TGB). Established in 2010 by Videlle, This Girl Bakes specializes in beautifully crafted cupcakes as well as novelty, carved and fondant cakes suited for all types of events. Based in New York, Videlle--familiar to the non-profit industry--was gracious enough to provide baked goods for our UN Day event!

Monday, September 30, 2013

GENEVA - Once again WFUNA had the pleasure of welcoming 15 remarkable students selected by our university partner, the Research Centre of United Nations and International Organizations (RCUNIO), to attend our Advanced Training at the UN: China Program in Geneva from 30 September to 4 October. The participants engaged in a busy five-day program focusing on the UN at Geneva, Environment, Sustainable Development, International Labor, International Trade, Communication Technology, Humanitarian Aid and Career Development.

Monday, September 30, 2013

On Friday, 28 September 2013, we concluded the second session of the "Effective Advocacy in UN Processes" co-learning workshop organized by UNA-Finland in partnership with UNA-Tanzania and WFUNA in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

GENEVA - The Human Rights Council convened for its 24th Session from 9 to 27 September 2013 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In the three weeks of intense discussion, human rights violations in the Syrian conflict, as presented by the report of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, were among the most burning issues addressed. Some of the major topics that were under discussion are briefly summarized below.

Friday, September 20, 2013

NEW YORK - As the 68th session of the General Assembly kicks off this week, the United Nations Department of Public Information has released "It's Your General Assembly" videos as a trailer for the annual general debate, where heads of state and high national officials from all 193 member countries discuss the most pertinent international issues. We can certainly expect world leaders, such as U.S.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

GENEVA - On 17 September 2013, WFUNA, in collaboration with the Small Arms Survey and the United Nations Association of Spain, organized a Side Event

Monday, September 9, 2013

NEW YORK, NY – During its 207th meeting on 6-7 September, the Executive Committee of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) issued a statement on the recent developments in the Syrian conflict:

Monday, August 26, 2013

KOREA - WFUNA President Ambassador Park Soo Gil hosted a UNSG supporters group dinner in Seoul on August 26 to honor Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Mrs. Ban, who made a visit to Korea from August 23 to 27.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

KOREA – From 29 July-10 August, WFUNA launched its first youth camp program in partnership with Kyung Hee University of Korea. Youth Camp: Korea was the first international camp program planned and implemented by WFUNA to teach youth about the work of the United Nations using simulative education tools such as debate and Model UN.

Sookmyung Women's University - ATP
Friday, August 9, 2013

NEW YORK AND GENEVA - For the second time, forty students from Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul, Korea, took part in WFUNA’s Advanced Training Program at the UN: Korea, which was run in parallel in both Geneva and New York from 5-9 August 2013.

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