prevention of violent conflict

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Fast-moving Changes in Myanmar

The New York City summer was hot and sticky, providing a perfect setting for guests at Quaker House to focus on transitions and challenges in another tropical setting: Myanmar. During July, QUNO hosted two briefings on Myanmar offering diplomats and UN staff an opportunity to hear from Rachel Gasser of Swisspeace. Rachel had recently returned from several months working with Myanmar civil society groups inside Myanmar and her briefing explored possible avenues for international actors to support local peace processes.

In & Around the UN An Update from the Quaker United Nations Office, September 2012

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QUNONew York Staff, 2012: (left to right) Sarah, Olivia, Kirsten, Amelia, Andre

QUNO New York Staff, 2012: (left to right) Sarah, Olivia, Kirsten, Amelia, Andrew and Elisabeth.
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Quarterly newsletter of the Quaker United Nations Office in New York.

  • Letter from the Director
  • Update from QUNO Geneva
  • What Will Replace the Millennium Development Goals?
  • West Africa Reconciliation Conference
  • Grassroots Reconciliation in Burundi
  • QUNO-NY Staff Update

Putting the Pieces Together: Towards a Unified Approach to Prevention at the UN

Quaker United Nations Office, New York (QUNO), presentation at a seminar hosted by the United Nations Office at Geneva and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform on 15th June, 2012: “20 Years of ‘An Agenda for Peace’: A New Vision for Conflict Prevention?”

Andrew Tomlinson traces the evolution of UN activity in support of Peacebuilding and Prevention of Violent Conflict from 1991 to the present under sections labeled:

Revisión de Programas de QUNO, Oficina Cuáquera ante las Naciones Unidas 2011

QUNO 2011 Review Cover

QUNO 2011 Review Cover

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Hemos trabajado incansablemente para llevar a los procesos internacionales los puntos de vista de los cuáqueros, enfocándonos en las áreas de consolidación de la paz, prevención de conflictos armados, derechos humanos y refugiados, y justicia económica global.

Rapport d’activités du Bureau Quaker auprès des Nations Unies, 2011

QUNO 2011 Review Cover

QUNO 2011 Review Cover

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Nous avons sans cesse déployé nos efforts afin de faire part des points de vue des Quakers dans les processus internationaux, en ciblant notre action
sur les domaines de la consolidation de la paix, de la prévention des conflits armés, des droits humains et des droits des réfugiés, ainsi que de la justice économique mondiale.

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