From the 1990s until 2008 QUNO worked on trade and development issues with the primary goal of promoting a fair and equitable trade negotiating process, focusing in particular on Intellectual Property and Migration of Labour Providers.
IDPs are people forced to flee their homes but who remain within their country's borders. QUNO was one of the pioneers in gaining international attention for internally displaced persons.
We promote informed and balanced discussion about what agricultural systems are best suited to different circumstances and needs.
We worked to raise public awareness about the issue of child soldiers, and to develop international standards to prohibit the military recruitment and use in combat of all those under 18 years of age in government armed forces or other armed groups.