NEW YORK, NY –The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) hosted interactive dialogues with the candidates for President of the 71st Session of the General Assembly on June 10, 2016 at the UN Headquarters in New York. H.E. Mr. Andreas Mavroyiannis, the candidate nominated by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus, and then H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, the candidate nominated by the Government of Fiji, presented their opening statements and answered live questions from member states and civil society.
With the aim of exploring the interlinkages between Goal 16 and the rest of the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as connections with other UN processes, the first session of the 16+ Forum was held on the morning of April 20, 2016. The event was co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations.
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.