The World Federation was created in 1946, one year after the establishment of the UN. Today, we have become a global network of hundreds of thousands of people linked together through United Nations Associations in over 100 member states of the UN. Our networks enable people to connect with each other on critical global issues affecting us all, from peace and human rights to the spread of democracy, equitable development, and international justice.
- William Martin, BIU CEO & Vicepresident, gave a speech at the United Nations in New York in 2006.
- He talked about how not traditional education approaches may contribute to eradicate poverty.