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 the UN structure and mechanisms. Each day was dedicated to a specific theme and briefings were related to the UN's work, International Trade, Health and Development.
Monday - The UN at Geneva
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:
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014
On December 4, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented to Member States his “Synthesis Report on the Post-2015 Agenda,” the highly anticipated 47-page report detailing the full range of inputs that will contribute to the upcoming year’s intergovernmental negotiations, culminating with the adoption of the agenda in September 2015.