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Thursday, March 29, 2018

On March 29, 2018, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) convened over 60 representatives from Member States and civil society at the Palais des Nations in Geneva for a dialogue on advocating for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) perpetrated under the United Nations flag.

Monday, March 26, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – On March 29, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) organizes a Closing Ceremony for students who have completed the most recent cycle of the Mission Possible program in India.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Geneva, Switzerland - WFUNA hosted its second Youth Training Program: Greece from March 19 - 23 in Geneva for 31 students from Hellenic-American Educational Foundation in Athens.

The week was divided into four categories: 1. Multilateralism, Peace and Security 2. Multilateralism, Sustainable Development, 3. Humanitarian Affairs and Human Rights and 4. Career Development. Participants were briefed by speakers from the Greek Mission, US Mission, UPR Info, OCHA, UNHCR and IOM.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

On March 13 2018, WFUNA Secretary General Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi met with UN Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina Mohammed to present WFUNA´s initiatives and to discuss ideas for collaboration. The meeting also focused on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, the importance of civil society involvement, the UN Development System Review, the Peace and Security sector reform, the current trust deficit in the UN and ending child marriage.

Monday, March 12, 2018

On March 12, 2018, the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) convened the tenth in a series of Civil Society Dialogues with the President of the United Nations Security Council at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

From February 8 to 11, 2018, the largest WFUNA International Model United Nations (WIMUN) conference yet was held in New York at UN Headquarters bringing together over 1000 faculty advisors, delegates, and secretariat members from 67 countries.

Monday, February 26, 2018

From February 5 - 9, 2018, WFUNA's ASDG Entrepreneurship Program took place with 19 university students in New York. Organized in partnership with Yonsei University, the SEP program is designed to provide training in skills such as communications, leadership, creativity, problem-solving as well as academic knowledge. These students worked on implementing campaigns on the topic of "Creating businesses with a Social and Environmental purpose" and ultimately accelerating the achievement of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Monday, February 26, 2018

From January 29 to February 2, WFUNA's office in New York hosted an Advanced Training at the UN, organized in partnership with Think Bank, with 15 university and high school students. The group travelled to Washington, DC to visit various international organizations and NGOs, including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, Organization of American states, International Labor Organization, European Union and Centre for Strategic and International Studies.

Friday, February 23, 2018

At the beginning of February, WFUNA's office in Geneva hosted twenty students from Kyung Hee University for an Advanced Training Program on the UN. During this week-long program, students participated in different activities involving topics such as multilateralism, trade and development, human rights and humanitarian issues, and a day focused on their career development in an international environment.

Friday, February 23, 2018

In mid-February, 15 high school and university students attended a Youth Training Program at the UN in Geneva. Through a collaboration with ThinkBank International, WFUNA hosted these bright students and offered a tailored program that involved the UN modalities, sustainable development, trade, humanitarian issues and career development.

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