WFUNA is hosting two United Nations Security Council 2020 Elections Debates in May 2020. The UNSC Election Debates will be held on an online platform; a link will be shared a few days in advance of the event. Only Member States, Observer States and CSOs that confirm their attendance through the RSVP forms listed below will receive the link to attend the event. This event will also be broadcast on UN Web TV for wider viewing. The moderators will be WFUNA Secretary-General Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi and WFUNA Peace and Security Officer Mr. Pablo Angulo-Troconis.
WFUNA mourns the loss of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, an inspiring leader on human rights, peace, and the work of the United Nations.
WFUNA President Ambassador Park issued a statement on his passing, highlighting his impressive life and work: "On behalf of the World Federation of United Nations Associations, I offer my heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Ms. Nane Annan and their beloved family. He will be greatly missed by so many around the world and will remain long in our hearts."
An informal meeting was organized on July 13, 2018 between WFUNA and various UNAs attending the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). UNA representatives from Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Dominican Republic and Finland were present at the meeting. The meeting served as an opportunity to inform of initiatives UNAs and WFUNA are undertaking to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Different opportunities and challenges were brought up in this meeting and UNAs also offered their potential aims for the coming years.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
NEW YORK, NY - To commemorate International Peace Day on September 21, the World Federation of United Nations Associations has joined 130 peacebuilding organizations in signing as shared statement entitled "Implementing the New Commitments to Peace." The statement calls on the international community and UN Member States to fully embrace the new global framework for peace. Read the full statement below.
Implementing the New Commitments to Peace: A shared statement by peacebuilding organizations