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.
WFUNA, like all civil society organizations, is currently developing its plans for the Rio +20 UN Sustainable Development conference to be held in June in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This conference will be critical to securing renewed political commitment for sustainable development.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
WFUNA has joined 33 other NGOs in signing a letter from the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICRtoP) that urges UN Member States to support the Accountability, Coherence, and Transparency (ACT) Group's "Code of Conduct regarding Security Council action against genocide, crimes against humanity, or war crimes."
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA), including its Officers, Executive Committee, and Friends of WFUNA Board of Directors would like to send its deepest sympathies and wholehearted condolences to John C. Whitehead’s family and friends. We have lost a great leader and dear friend who for many decades provided service to the UN, the Friends of WFUNA Board of Directors, WFUNA, and the international community at large.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
New York, NY - The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) has received a $150,000 grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (the “Foundation”) for a coalition promoting accountable governance in the post-2015 development agenda.