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, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
NEW YORK -- WFUNA hosted two workshops around the conference theme of civil society's role in the post-2015 development agenda as part of the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference from 27-29 August 2014 at UN headquarters in New York.
KOREA - On Tuesday, 30 July, and on Saturday, 3 August, WFUNA was invited to present at Yuhan-Kimberly's Green Camp in GyeongGi-Do at the SanUm Recreation Forest in Korea. WFUNA was greeted by Yuhan-Kimberly CEO, Mr. KyooBok Choe, Vice-President Mr. YoungHwa Lim, and other senior leaders and staffers of Yuhan-Kimberly. This camp was held in partnership with the Korea Forest Service and the Korea Forest Research Institute.
WFUNA attended the 2012 Social Good Summit this weekend on September 22nd, 2012 hosted at the 92 Y. The three-day conference was presented by the following: Mashable, United Nations Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 92Y, Ericsson, and UNDP. With speakers and participants covering all parts of the world, the global conversation was geared at advancing and utilizing innovative social media approaches to promoting change in the world.
On November 1st, WFUNA submitted its contribution to the UNCSD compilation document. In preparation for the Rio +20 conference, the UNCSD put out a call for input from Major Groups as identified in Agenda 21. Major Groups, including nongovernmental organizations, were invited to submit papers on how the world can move towards sustainable development. These submissions will result in a compilation document, which will be discussed by Member States during the second inter-sessional meeting 15-16 December 2011 in New York.