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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, 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.

Monday, February 12, 2018

NEW YORK - The 2017 flagship WFUNA International Model United Nations (WIMUN) conference won the MyMUN #1 large conference award on February 12, 2018. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

WFUNA Youth Advisory Council representatives for Asia, Europe and North America, Hafidzi Razali, Edoardo Morgante and RJ Johnson respectively, were recently in New York City participating at the ECOSOC Youth Forum that took place the 30th – 31st of January, 2018.

Monday, January 29, 2018

The Urban Innovation Challenge: Citypreneurs is an urban start-up competition for young entrepreneurs to propose business solutions that accelerate the achievement of the SDGs. Co-hosted by UN ESCAP, WFUNA, Seoul Metropolitan Government and organized by the Seoul Digital Foundation, the competition was held from 19-20 September in Seoul.

Monday, January 29, 2018

The 9th of December, 2017 marked the 2nd anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security (UNSCR 2250). To celebrate this milestone, the Permanent Missions of Finland, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Peru, along with the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), the International Organization of La Francophonie hosted an event on the sidelines of the ECOSOC Youth Forum on 29th January from 1:15pm to 2:30pm.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

On January 15-17th 2018, fifteen students from the Mission Possible: India program and youth activists from New York City attended the Mission Possible International Agents of Change Conference at the United Nations. Participants from India represented 6 different Mission Possible projects that were implemented in Bangalore as part of the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 program cycle.

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