Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO)

Bureau Quaker auprès des Nations Unies

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1926 Geneva Switzerland


Founded as Geneva Office, with the title International Quaker Centre -- Centre Quaker international, also referred to as Friends International Centre. Current centre, also referred to as Quaker UN Office, founded 1947. Administered jointly by K-XK2079 - Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW) of Britain Yearly Meeting and by E-XC0983 - Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) within the general framework of F-XF5814 - Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). New York Office founded 1947; administered jointly by American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and FWCC.


Represent Quakers worldwide to the UN and other IGOs in Geneva (Switzerland) and New York NY (USA) on key peace and justice concerns.


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Comprises two offices relating to separate Quaker UN Committees. Geneva office comprises representatives of Quaker Peace and Social Witness and FWCC; New York office comprises representatives of AFSC and FWCC. Both offices have accreditation with the UN via FWCC.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions



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