Quaker United Nations Office


Quaker United Nations Office

The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) is a non-governmental organisation representing the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) at the United Nations. Parent bodies of QUNO are the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee and Quaker Peace and Social Witness. FWCC has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, and is located in Geneva and New York.

Areas of work

* Peacebulding
* Emerging Conflicts and Crises
* Disarmament and Peace
* Human Rights and Refugees
* Economic Issues
* Criminal Justice

External links

* [http://www.quno.org/ Official site - quno.org]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Quaker United Nations Office — (QUNO) Création 1923 (Centre quaker international) 1977 (QUNO) Type ONG pacifiste auprès de l ONU Bureaux Genève et New York …   Wikipédia en Français

  • United Nations — Organisation des Nations unies Pour les articles homonymes, voir ONU (homonymie). Organisation des Nations unies …   Wikipédia en Français

  • United Nations Children's Fund — Unicef Fonds des Nations unies pour l enfance Organe de l ONU Type d organisation Fonds de l ONU Acronymes UNICEF Chef Directrice exécutive …   Wikipédia en Français

  • United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund — Unicef Fonds des Nations unies pour l enfance Organe de l ONU Type d organisation Fonds de l ONU Acronymes UNICEF Chef Directrice exécutive …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Quaker Peace and Social Witness — Quaker Peace Social Witness (QPSW), previously known as the Friends Service Council, and then as Quaker Peace and Service, is one of the central committees of Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends the national organisation of …   Wikipedia

  • Quaker Peace and Social Witness — Quaker Peace Social Witness (QPSW), anteriormente conocida como Friends Service Council, y más tarde como Quaker Peace and Service, es uno de los comités centrales de Britain Yearly Meeting de la Religious Society of Friends la organización… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Quaker — Société religieuse des Amis « Quaker » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Quaker (homonymie). Sommaire 1 Pratiques et croyances …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Quaker Council for European Affairs — The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) is a Brussels based lobbying body, founded in 1979. According to its website, Its purpose is to express a Quaker vision in matters of peace, human rights, and economic justice [… …   Wikipedia

  • Quaker Peace and Social Witness — Logo der Quaker Peace and Social Witness Die Organisation Quaker Peace and Social Witness (QPSW) ist eine Quäkerorganisation in Großbritannien, die 1927 als Friends Foreign Mission Association als Zusammenschluss der Friends Foreign Mission… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.