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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - In recognition of the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, Bonian Golmohammadi, Secretary-General of WFUNA, and Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, met to sign a partnership agreement between their two organizations.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - After the release of the results of the sixth informal Straw Poll today, and a subsequent formal vote tomorrow, it appears that the United Nations Security Council has reached a decision on a candidate to be nominated to the General Assembly to assume the position of UN Secretary-General. The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) welcome this show of unity by the Security Council.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016


WFUNA Secretary General met with Youth Delegates to the UN that were attending the 3rd Committee of the UN General Assembly. This year not only brought the biggest group ever with close to 70 Youth Delegates from over 35 different countries but also featured new member states such as Canada, Hungary, UAE and Chad. We are happy to see more countries sending Youth Delegates and we hope to see even more Youth Delegates next year.

Monday, October 3, 2016

NEW YORK, NY –The “Save the Earth” Green Corps Campaign is holding an exhibition at United Nations headquarters in New York, USA, from September 27 to October 6.

Friday, September 30, 2016

The 33rd session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) wrapped up today! Throughout the month, the Council considered a wealth of issues: rights of Indigenous People, Youth and Human Rights, Human Rights situation in Syria, Burundi and Central African Republic.

At this session, the Council adopted 40 resolutions, 22 by consensus and 18 by vote.

Following is a selection of outcomes:

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

On 26-27 September 2016, representatives from seventeen United Nations Associations met in Brussels, Belgium, on the occasion of WFUNA's annual meeting of European United Nations Associations. Hosted by the United Nations Regional Information Center (UNRIC), the meeting brought together UNA delegations from Europe to discuss issues and projects of common interest.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
NEW YORK, NY--In recognition of International Day of Peace, 21 September 2016, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) and 29  international organisations have issued a shared statement to UN member states on the importance of embracing the new global framework for peace.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

NEW YORK - Statement by WFUNA Executive Committee, New York, 10 September 2016

During its 215th meeting, on 9 September 2016, members of WFUNA's Executive Committee adopted and issued a statement on the Election of the Next United Nations Secretary-General.

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