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We are privileged to carry forward the Quaker traditions of patient, quiet diplomacy at the United Nations, working for a more peaceful and just world. The strength of QUNO’s work lies in our long term persistence.

Through perseverance, we have helped to change attitudes, create new understandings, and develop new standards. 

(Photo: Former Directors of QUNO New York, Sydney and Brenda Bailey)

Recent Timeline Events

July 2022

Office Manager Position, Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva

QUNO seeks an experienced, service-oriented office manager to join our friendly, socially committed NGO team of 10 staff and ensure the smooth running of our office and the 1920’s historical house in which it is situated.

Resonsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative support to the Director
  • Supporting QUNO staff and programmes
  • Overseeing all arrangements for QUNO meetings and events including catering
  • Assuming general responsibility for Quaker House

Requirements include:

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Event of Note
August 2021

Quaker United Nations Office Geneva names new Director

Following an international search process, the Quaker UN Office is delighted to announce that Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge has been selected as the incoming Director of QUNO Geneva. Nozizwe, a South African national, is a member of the Quaker Community in the Western Cape Meeting. She has broad experience in her home country and distinguished and influential service in government, civil society and advocacy. Nozizwe has an honorary Doctorate of Law from Haverford College, diplomas in microbiology and adult education, a degree in social science and an honours degree in philosophy.

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