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The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global nonprofit organization representing and coordinating a membership of over 100 national United Nations Associations.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Following the 64th Annual UN Department of Public Information (UNDPI)/NGO meeting in Bonn last month, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a special meeting with NGO representatives at the United Nations in New York on 26 October. 

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

On November 1st, WFUNA submitted its contribution to the UNCSD compilation document. In preparation for the Rio +20 conference, the UNCSD put out a call for input from Major Groups as identified in Agenda 21. Major Groups, including nongovernmental organizations, were invited to submit papers on how the world can move towards sustainable development.

Monday, October 10, 2011

WFUNA held its European UNAs Meeting in Geneva on 3-4 October 2011. Participating UNAs included Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Finland, Hungary, Israel, Luxembourg, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

The Forum, held at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, was attended by representatives from China, Korea and Japan, including Ambassador Chen Jian, President of UNA-China. In his statement, Ambassador Park spoke of the importance of nurturing a culture of dialogue and mutual understanding among young people in the region as a way to expand their horizons, as well as WFUNA's active role in strengthening the engagement of young people. 

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

WFUNA hosted a delegation of seven prominent academics from the Research Center of the United Nations and International Organizations at the Beijing Foreign Studies University. Among those coming to NY were the Director of the Research Center, the Director of Beijing Foreign Studies University Board, and senior Professors of the University.  

Friday, August 12, 2011

Ambassador Park Soo Gil, President of WFUNA, hosted a dinner in honor of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Mrs. Ban during their visit to Seoul in August.

WFUNA Celebrates its 65th Year on 2 August 2011 (WFUNA)
Tuesday, August 2, 2011

2 August 1946 - 2 August 2011

WFUNA is proud to celebrate 65 years of commitment to its mission of building a better world by strengthening and improving the United Nations through the engagement UNAs and global citizens.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Are you ready to contribute your time to WFUNA in a positive way, learn about our work in the UN, and gain valuable experience while participating in a great cause? WFUNA is now seeking internsfor Spring and Summer 2011 in several areas, including Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Business & Marketing and more!

Visit the internship page to view the available positions and download the application form.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Are you committed to a belief in human rights, that all people have the same rights and deserve the same respect? 

WFUNA is planning a training session for June 2011 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva to empower young individuals to take a leading role in upholding human rights in their communities and around the world. Participants develop a deeper understanding of international human rights and key practical skills in project development and implementation.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Imagine a world filled with nuclear weapons and share your vision with WFUNA - you could win an iPad!

Young people are the voices of today and tomorrow, and WFUNA wants you to speak up. Show us how the world would look if the presence of nuclear weapons spread throughout the world in the Nuclear Crystal Ball contest.

Find our more and download the application form at the contest page.

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