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Working globally for a stronger and more effective United Nations
Working globally for a stronger and more effective United Nations

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Read WFUNA President Ambassador Park Soo-Gil's New Year's Message to the WFUNA network: http://ow.ly/WFy6l

Join us in making a New Year's resolution to commit to the fulfillment of the UN's ‪#‎GlobalGoals
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The World Federation of United Nations Associations 41st Plenary Assembly was very fruitful! 18 resolutions were passed on issues including ensuring peace, promoting human rights, protecting women's rights, and implementing the 2030 Agenda; 2 statements on Violent Extremism and the Refugee Crises were published; new leadership was elected, and more!

Check out the full outcomes document below.

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Do you have an engaging personality and love talking to people from all over the world? Why not volunteer at WFUNA’s kiosk, located at the United Nations visitor’s center in New York headquarters.

At WFUNA’s kiosk, we sell branded apparel, with proceeds going directly towards the work of our organization. In addition, you will be informing visitors about the work of WFUNA. Volunteers would need to be able to volunteer for one day a week between Monday and Saturday, from 9:30 – 5:30 PM.

Please contact Joe Haddad if interested at haddad@wfuna.org. Please submit a copy of your resume and a short description of why you would like to volunteer for WFUNA.


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Dear high school students,

Seton University is launching the Sustainable Development Challenge! Submit your innovative approach or idea for addressing one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This is an opportunity to share your thoughts about what you want to do to be a part of the solution and help make the world a better place.

Ten finalists will be selected by late March and invited to present their ideas to a panel of judges at Seton Hall University on Friday April 22, 2016 from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m., with a reception to follow. Finalists who cannot come to campus can participate via Skype.

Submit today!

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"At this crucial time in history, the 2030 Agenda represents an unprecedented opportunity for the international community to push for a more holistic and integrated approach to sustainable development." - Bonian Golmohammadi

Read the full statement issued by WFUNA Secretary-General Bonian Golmohammadi for International ‪#‎HumanRights‬ Day 2015: http://ow.ly/VIKT8

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As elections unfold, take a look at a preview of the photos from the Opening Ceremony of WFUNA's 41st Plenary Assembly.
So far we've heard from leaders on the topic of Global Transformations: The SDGs, in two panels on "Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" and "SDG 13 Accelerating Action on Climate Change"

See the full summaries here:

Panel 1 - https://storify.com/wfuna/global-transformations#publicize

Panel 2 - https://storify.com/…/global-transformations-the-sdgs-panel…
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Representatives from UN Associations around the world gather in Vancouver next week to discuss “Global Transformations: the Sustainable Development Goals”. With a focus on global collaboration and best practices for implementation of the UN’s Agenda 2030, WFUNA 41st Plenary Assembly is hosted by UNA Canada. 

Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1XFcdrE and join the conversation #PA41
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The UN Youth Delegate Programme is one of the official channels for youth participation at the UN. In essence, youth representatives are able to join their national delegations to the UN General Assembly every year.

Join us for a Google Hangout with current and former UN Youth Delegates to learn how to mobilize your government towards establishing a UN Youth Delegate Programme at the national level.

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Our #ImpactHRYouth  campaign continues until Thursday, October 31. How can you help young changemakers like Albert from Sweden and Seka from Norway? 

Click this link and support our UNA Youth Human Rights training program today! http://ow.ly/qfac6  
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