QUNO History

Carrying forward the Quaker traditions of patient, quiet diplomacy at the United Nations and working for a more peaceful and just world.
Event of Note
September 1957

Quaker House hosts African talks

UN general assembly creates an economic commission for Africa. Private informal lunches take place at Quaker House, enabling diplomats from Black Africa to meet on an informal basis with a white South African diplomat.

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March 1953

Donation of Quaker House

Quaker House is given to the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) by a small group of donors to support a permanent Quaker presence at the UN.

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