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September 2011

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from September 2011.

Features articles on:

  • From Reaction to Intervention: But What about Prevention?
  • Letter from the Director
  • Letter from QUNO-Geneva
  • Reconciliation and Transitional Justice in Burundi
  • Palestine and Statehood at the UN
  • How to Support QUNO New York 
  • QUNO Staff Update

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  • QUNO

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June 2008

In & Around the UN

QUNO New York newsletter from June 2008.

Features articles on:

  • Continuing Challenges in Iraq
  • Postcard from China
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • UN Forum on indigenous issues
  • UN Peacebuilding commission
  • Northern Uganda: Juba peace talks
  • New Director

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  • QUNO

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June 2016

In & Around the UN, June 2016

QUNO New York is excited to share our most recent Newsletter, "In & Around the UN," featuring the following articles by our staff:

  • What's Next in Peacebuilding?
  • Letter from the New York Director
  • Pastor Elie's Visit to New York
  • Putting Prevention Back on the UN's Agenda
  • ​Updates from the Geneva Office
  • Closer Cooperation between the UN and Regional and Sub-regional Organizations
  • QUNO-AFSC Bring the Perspectives of Chinese Scholars to the UN
  • Celebrating the Work of Quakers at the UN

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September 2011

Palestinian UN Bid: U.S. Should Press for Peace, Not Punishment

A joint statement of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), and the Quaker United Nations Office(QUNO) in New York  on the Palestinian quest for statehood recognition at the United Nations in September 2011. Includes recommendations for the Obama Administration and U.S. Congress.

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  • QUNO

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February 2016

Statement on Peacebuilding perspectives on PVE

In the midst of UN discussions on the Secretary-General's recent Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism (PVE), QUNO co-hosted the launch of three reports by Saferworld on counter-terrorism, stabilisation and statebuilding in Afghanistan, Somalia and Yemen. A packed room of Member States, UN officials, think tanks and NGOs engaged with multiple panels of speakers, including experts on PVE and the regions concerned, as well as UN representatives. 

These are QUNO's remarks.

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