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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

WFUNA has joined the Open Government Partnership Joint Declaration on Open Government for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

WFUNA was happy to welcome to their office Ms. Suk-ja Cho from the Mapo-gu Office, Ms. Yoon-jung Cho from the Korea Edu-Care Association and Mr. Hunkyu Moon from Go Go Africa, all representatives of organizations affiliated with the Seoul Metropolitan Government's Volunteer Center. The briefing included an overview of WFUNA's work in education and volunteerism and provided an opportunity for WFUNA to learn more about the government's volunteer efforts in Seoul.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

WFUNA Secretary General, Bonian Golmohammadi, and Director of Programs in WFUNA's Geneva office, Irene Martinetti, travelled to Bhopal, India over the weekend to attend the International Conference on Human Rights: Contemporary Issues & Challenges, hosted by the Jagran Lakecity University in collaboration with WFUNA.

In light of the adpotion of the Agenda 2030 and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by the UN General Assembly last week, the conference addressed multiple human rights themes including:

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

WFUNA Treasurer Sundeep Bhutoria spent a week in New York working closely with WFUNA leadership and staff, and visiting with the Consul General of India in New York, Mr. Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay. 

Monday, September 21, 2015

WFUNA and a group of peacebuilding organizations from around the world have produced a shared statement to mark the International Day of Peace. Recognizing the importance of the inclusion of Goal 16 within Agenda 2030, the statement urges the international community to collaboratively reflect on what needs to be done to foster the growth of peaceful, just, and inclusive societies worldwide. The statement proposes 5 key principles that the international community must work to uphold, if it is to address and prevent violence at its root: 

Friday, September 4, 2015

WFUNA has joined 33 other NGOs in signing a letter from the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICRtoP) that urges UN Member States to support the Accountability, Coherence, and Transparency (ACT) Group's "Code of Conduct regarding Security Council action against genocide, crimes against humanity, or war crimes."

Friday, August 21, 2015

Monday - The UN and Multilateralism

Friday, August 14, 2015

Monday - Introduction to the UN

The week started off with Naïs Mouret welcoming the participants with an introduction of the training, WFUNA, and the UN as a whole. Naïs continued to conduct an interactive session “Global Citizens: Who are we?”.

Friday, August 7, 2015

GENEVA - For the first time, WFUNA welcomed two student delegations from Korea and China to our Training Program at the UN. Twenty-four participants have been selected by our Korean partner, Hope to the Future Association (HFA) and twenty-two participants by our Chinese University partner, the Research Centre of United Nations and International Organizations (RCUNIO).

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

As the next generation of leaders, youth are uniquely positioned to tackle critical human rights issues that affect countless individuals and families around the world. Recognizing this, WFUNA established the Human Rights Training Program - an initiative dedicated to providing young people from different countries and backgrounds with the training they need to effectively engage with the international human rights system and act as educators and advocates for human rights issues.

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