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Friday, December 11, 2015

For the first time ever, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution on the role of young men and women in peace building and preventing violent extremism. Resolution 2250, sponsored by Jordan, builds on the Amman Youth Declaration, acknowledges the pressing need to engage young peacebuilders in efforts to promote lasting peace.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

DECEMBER 10, 2015 - WFUNA Secretary-General Bonian Golmohammadi issued a statement to mark International Human Rights Day:

"2015 has been a crucial year for the United Nations: a new development agenda

has been adopted in which human rights principles and standards are strongly

reflected. This is a powerful acknowledgment by Member States that there

cannot be development without peace and human rights."

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

WFUNA Human Rights Youth Training 2015


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Global Transformations: The Sustainable Development Goals


Every three years, WFUNA's Plenary Assembly calls together representatives from UNAs all around the world to establish our organization's goals in support of the United Nations.

Monday, November 30, 2015

The 41st WFUNA Plenary Assembly in Vancouver, Canada, 20-22 November 2015, endorsed and adopted two statements on violent extremism and the refugee crisis. 

Monday, November 2, 2015

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the first UN General Assembly resolution, which established the goal of eliminating nuclear weapons and all weapons of mass destruction, WFUNA will be partnering with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs to sponsor the UN Poster for Peace Contest.

The contest aims to raise awareness of the need for nuclear disarmament and to inspire citizens across the globe to add their voices, and use their artistic talents, to promote a world free of nuclear weapons. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

In honour of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, landmarks around the world were illuminated in UN Blue to "help raise awareness about the work of the UN, to unite citizens around the world, and to highlight the relationship between peoples of the Member States where the landmarks are located to the Organization."

The UN Department of Information (DPI) invited WFUNA and United Nations Associations around the world to participate, and many UNAs rose to the occasion. 

Thursday, October 22, 2015

NEW YORK, NY – On October 23, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) proudly continues its United Nations Day tradition with events thanking its supporters and donors in New York, Geneva, and Seoul. Delicious treats, from cakes and cupcakes to chocolates and coffee, are handed out to various UN departments and agencies, NGOs, and donors across the three cities.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

GENEVA - For the first time, WFUNA welcomed 15 Chinese entrepreneurs to participate in the Leadership Training Program: China from 28 September to 2 October 2015. They spent three days in the United Nations Office at Geneva and International Organizations headquartered in Geneva and refined their knowledge of th

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