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Monday, December 10, 2018

DECEMBER 10, 2018 - WFUNA Secretary-General Bonian Golmohammadi issued a statement to mark International Human Rights Day:

"This year on its 70th anniversary, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is perhaps an even more crucial and pertinent document to the times we are living in.

As the Declaration turns 70 this year, I recognize how important it has been to promote human rights around the world.

Nonetheless, 70 years into its adoption, a lot remains to be done to make the content of the UDHR a reality for all.

Friday, December 7, 2018

The Master’s Degree in the United Nations and the Art of Peace focuses on the study of 70 years of UN action in the fields of peace-making, peacekeeping and peace-building. It aims to allow students to become more knowledgeable on the matter as well as profit directly from the hindsight of the United Nations and academic experts in order to better assess and apprehend peace initiatives and understand the processes of preserving, defending and promoting peace in all their complexity.

Monday, December 3, 2018

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was proud to host a delegation from the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) from 26-30 November 2018. Sixteen deans, chancellors, and other officials from higher-education institutions visited New York for WFUNA’s Leadership Training Program (LTP). The delegation met with representatives from United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), UNESCO, the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC), and the UN Global Compact.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Congratulations to WFUNA Young Leader of 2018: to Andrea Calzada Morales from UNA Mexico!

Monday, October 22, 2018

WFUNA’s 3rd Global Youth Forum, held in parallel with the 42nd Plenary Assembly, convened from 19 to 21 October in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Youth Delegates belonging to United Nations Association Youth Sections/Chapters from all around the globe gathered to discuss how we can engage and mobilize the WFUNA Youth Network towards achieving peaceful, just, and inclusive societies. During the Global Youth Forum, the upcoming WFUNA Youth Advisory Council for the 2018-2021 term is elected.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct 10th 2018, WFUNA welcomed the current UN Youth Delegates for their annual meet-and-greet in the WFUNA office.

The UN Youth Delegate Programme (UNYDP) is coordinated by the UN Focal Point on Youth under the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and forms one key opportunity for the inclusion of youth in the representation and decision-making procedures of member states.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Agents of Change celebrated their achievements at the Closing Ceremony in Singapore.

SINGAPORE, 17 September 2018 – The Closing Ceremony of WFUNA’s Mission Possible Programme Cycle in Singapore was held on 12 September 2018 at Nexus International School. It convened students from Hwa Chong International School, Nexus International School and Tanglin Trust School. Students presented the projects developed as part of the program curriculum and shared the knowledge and experiences gathered over the last year. There were a total of nine presentations.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

WFUNA celebrates the successful completion of the first Mission Possible cycle in Singapore.

NEW YORK, NY – On September 12, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) organizes a Closing Ceremony for students who have completed the inaugural cycle of the Mission Possible program in Singapore.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Mission Possible, WFUNA’s flagship Global Citizenship Education program, celebrates another successful International Agents of Change Conference.

Monday, August 20, 2018

WFUNA mourns the loss of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, an inspiring leader on human rights, peace, and the work of the United Nations.

WFUNA President Ambassador Park issued a statement on his passing, highlighting his impressive life and work: "On behalf of the World Federation of United Nations Associations, I offer my heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Ms. Nane Annan and their beloved family.

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