Quaker United Nations Office

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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 holds consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council,[1] and has offices in Geneva and New York City.

In June 2013, Andrew Tomlinson and Jonathan Woolley, Directors of the New York and Geneva offices, were listed jointly by Action On Armed Violence, as one of the 100 most influential global actors in armed violence reduction.[2]

Further reading[edit]

  • Atwood, David From the inside out: observations on Quaker work at the United Nations, Australia Yearly Meeting 2012, ISBN 9780646569383, 2012 Backhouse lecture.

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