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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - After sustained engagement over the past few years, WFUNA formalized a new partnership agreement with the Challenges Foruma global network of Partners representing 47 peace operations organizations and departments from 22 countries, which serves as a strategic and dynamic platf

Friday, May 27, 2016

SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA - WFUNA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), under the auspices of United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on 27 May 2016 at the LTLT Room, APCEIU.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

NEW YORK, NY, May 25, 2016 – The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) convened historic Security Council Election Debates with candidates for non-permanent seats in the upcoming elections on June 28th. Debates took place at UN Headquarters on May 23rd and 24th—first with Ambassadors of Thailand and Kazakhstan from the Asia-Pacific Group, and second with Ambassadors of Italy, the Netherlands, and Sweden from the Western European & Other Group. 

Monday, May 16, 2016

NEW YORK - During its 214th meeting, on 14 May 2016, members of WFUNA's Executive Committee adopted and issued a statement on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in peacekeeping missions. 

Monday, May 16, 2016

NEW YORK - The 214th Executive Committee of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) - elected by non-partisan civil society organizations in 100 countries worldwide - expresses its deep concern for the safety and well-being of thousands of refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere seeking asylum in Europe.

Monday, May 9, 2016

On May 8-9, 2016, the international Challenges Forum held their 20th Anniversary Meeting in New York, as a prelude to the High Level Thematic Debate on Peace and Security convened by the President of the 70th session of the General Assembly. WFUNA's Secretary General, Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi, and Peace and Disarmament Officer, Mr.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

From April 25-27, members of WFUNA staff and Youth Network were in Baku, Azerbaijan for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) 7th Global Forum Youth Event: "Narratives for Tomorrow in Inclusive Societies".

Friday, April 22, 2016

With the aim of exploring the interlinkages between Goal 16 and the rest of the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as connections with other UN processes, the first session of the 16+ Forum was held on the morning of April 20, 2016. The event was co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations. 

Thursday, April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 - In May 2016, WFUNA will be hosting, for the first time ever, open debates for the Member States competing for a seat as a non-permanent member to the Security Council in the upcoming elections in June.

Held at the UNHQ in New York, further information on specific dates and format will be released later this week. 

Follow #UNSCElections for updates or contact UNSC@wfuna.org for more information. 

Monday, April 18, 2016

On Monday, 18 April 2016, Moscow's State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO) opened its 17th Moscow International Model United Nations (MIMUN- 2016), dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the United Nations Association of Russia. Six hundred forty-two delegates gathered in the conference hall of the University from most regions of Russia and 41 countries of the world. They represent UN Member States and discuss crucial issues' on the international agenda.

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