World Federation of United Nations Associations ( WFUNA ) , ( Geneva ) has more than 100 member countries including India. WFUNA has its Head Office located in U.N Building, Geneva and in New York and Regional Offices in Accra, Ghana and India. Great political thinkers like Mr. Jan Masreck, former Foreign Minister Yugoslavia, and Ms. Eleanor Roosevelt, The First Chairperson of Human Rights Commission wife of the then President of USA Mr. Franklin Roosevelt and many other prominent personalities of the world decided to form WFUNA, as "a peoples" movement for the U.N. on 2 August, 1946 at Luxembourg.
Its preamble :
We, the Representatives of the United Nations Associations in our respective Countries, believing that since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed, and believing that the peace must be founded, if it is not to fail, upon the intellectual and moral solidarity of mankind, have resolved to combine our efforts to form an Association of the Peoples, and having agreed to the present Constitution, do hereby establish an international organization to be known as the WORLD FEDERATION OF UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATIONS.
Its main objectives; to be a people`s movement for the United Nations.
IFUNA has played a very significant role in the programs and activities of WFUNA. Sh. H.A.Halim President West Bengal Federation of United Nations Association has been elected President WFUNA and Sh. Suresh Srivastava, Secretary General Indian Federation of United Nations Associations (IFUNA) as Vice - President WFUNA in the 36th Plenary Assembly of WFUNA held on 16-18 April 2000 at Kolkatta, India. Sh. Ram Niwas Mirdha President IFUNA is Honorary President of WFUNA. Sh Sita Ram Sharma Secretary General WBUNA and Director Asia Pacific Region.