Governance & Finance



The QUNO Geneva Executive Committee has five members appointed by Quaker Peace & Social Witness Central Committee (QPSW CC), and five nominated by Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) Executive Committee and Sections. This Committee sets the priorities for the work, and evaluates and monitors the work, reporting to the two parent bodies once a year. It meets twice a year, once in Geneva, once virtually.

New York

The Quaker United Nations Committee in New York has ten members, five appointed by the Board of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and five by Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) Executive Committee. The Committee is responsible for setting program priorities, recommending program plans and priorities to the AFSC Board of Directors, and monitoring and evaluating the work of QUNO New York.


Our work is made possible by funds received from numerous individuals and local Quaker meetings, as well as the following:

Principal donors

  • American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
  • Britain Yearly Meeting

Other Quaker Sources

  • Quaker Peace and Service Aotearoa/New Zealand 
  • Australia Yearly Meeting
  • Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC)
  • G&H Roberts Trust
  • German Yearly Meeting
  • The Hillcote Trust
  • HT & LB Cadbury Trust
  • Illinois Yearly Meeting
  • Irish Quaker Faith in Action
  • Japan Yearly Meeting
  • Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
  • Netherlands Yearly Meeting
  • New England Yearly Meeting
  • Norway Yearly Meeting
  • Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting
  • Pacific Yearly Meeting
  • Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation
  • Quäker-Hilfe e.V.
  • Southeastern Yearly Meeting
  • Sweden Yearly Meeting
  • Switzerland Yearly Meeting
  • Yew Tree 

Other Sources

  • Norwegian Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ptarmigan Trust
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation