World Federalist Movement (WFM)

Mouvement fédéraliste mondial (MFM)
Stichting Wereldverbond van Wereld Federalisten

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History

Sep 1946, Luxembourg, when plans were also made which led to the setting up of Union of European Federalists, The (UEF), 15 Dec 1946, Paris (France). Became World Movement for World Federal Government (WMWFG) -- Mouvement universel pour une fédération mondiale at 1st Congress, 1947, Montreux (Switzerland). The title World Association of World Federalists (WAWF) -- Association mondiale des fédéralistes mondiaux (AMFM) -- Asociación Universal de Federalistas Mundiales (AUFM) -- Weltbund der Weltföderalisten (WdW) -- Stichting Wereld Verbond van Wereld Federalisten was adopted in 1956. For a period from 1976, World Federalist Movement, 1954 (WFM) comprised WAWF together with the then 'Parliamentarians for World Order (PWO)', currently Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) and the then 'Young World Federalists', subsequently 'World Federalist Youth Movement for a New International Order (WFM/NIO Youth)', currently Youth for Development and Cooperation (YDC). The 1954 Movement was replaced by WAWF on 12 Aug 1987, then referred to as World Association for World Federation (WAWF) -- Association mondiale des fédéralistes mondiaux (AMFM) -- Asociación Universal de Federalistas Mundiales (AUFM) -- Weltbund der Weltföderalisten (WdW) -- Stichting Wereld Verbond van Wereld Federalisten. Current title adopted Aug 1991. Sub-title in English: Movement for a Just World Order through a Strengthened United Nations. Statutes of the World Federalist Movement adopted at 6th Congress, 3 Sep 1954, London (UK); and amended: 9 Aug 1956, Stockport (UK); 17-22 Aug 1959; 20-27 June 1965, San Francisco CA (USA); 30 July - 5 Aug 1967, Oslo (Norway); 29 July - 3 Aug 1968, Helsingør (Denmark); 27 Aug 1970, Ottawa (Canada); 18 Aug 1972, Brussels (Belgium); 17 Jan 1975, Delhi (India); 30 July 1980, Tokyo (Japan); 14 July 1985, London (UK). New statutes adopted 1987, Philadelphia PA (USA). Registered in accordance with Dutch law.

Aims

Realize global peace and justice through development of democratic institutions and application of international law.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; networking/liaising; events/meetings; projects/programmes.

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Languages

English.

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Consultative Status

Council of Europe (CE) (Participatory Status); United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment); African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) (Observer).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 30 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 20 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

C3477

Last News Received

2017
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