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Friday, August 19, 2016


WFUNA's first Advanced Training Program in Vienna, with a group of brilliant students from China (RCUNIO), just concluded.

Here is a snapshot of our week at the United Nations' Vienna International Center.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Monday - The UN and Multilateralism

On our first day of Advanced Training Program at the UN, Aziel Goulandris, our Education Officer, introduced WFUNA and its work to our group of 41 participants. This introductory session was followed by a UN guided tour.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - The Mission Possible international conference at UN Headquarters in New York brought together students from two different schools in Hyderabad, Meridian Banjara Hills and Gitanjali Senior School, who are just finishing up the very first year of Mission Possible, a global citizenship education program for high school students. The students, accompanied by their faculty advisors Ms. Caroline Ross and Ms.

Monday, August 8, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) has partnered with the National Observatory of Children's Rights (ONDE) in Morocco and the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS) on a program of activities aimed at empowering African youth, including young women, to be leaders and changemakers in the lead up to COP22 to take place in Marrakesh from 7-18 November, 2016.

Monday, August 8, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - WFUNA is delighted to announce that Ambassador Sofia Borges has been appointed by the President-elect of the UN General Assembly, Ambassador Peter Thomson of Fiji, to the Office of the President of the General Assembly(PGA)  for the 71st session. Ambassador Borges, who currently serves as WFUNAs Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda, will join the Office of the PGA as the Special Adviser on Strategic Engagement and Transparency. 

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

NEW YORK, NY -- WFUNA celebrated its 70th anniversary on August 2, 2016 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. WFUNA Secretary-General Bonian Golmohammadi brought a cake to meet with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and Ambassador Sylvie Lucas of the Permanent Mission of Luxembourg to the UN. 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

From 25 - 29 July 2016, WFUNA held its sixth Human Rights Youth program dedicated to building the capacity of young people from its network to implement human rights projects in their communities and engage effectively with UN human rights mechanisms. 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

For our 70th anniversary we’re reflected on 70 years of being, fostering and bringing together global citizens, particularly in support of the UN. So during the month of August, we challenged people around the world to do acts of global citizenship!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

From July 11-20, 2016, the first High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) took place at United Nations Headquarters focussing on the progress being made around the world on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015. Members of WFUNA's staff were pleased to participate in many of the sessions and side events, eager to support the process of holding countries accountable for their commitments to the Global Goals and witness the inclusion and participation of civil society.

Monday, July 25, 2016











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