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Supporting Agenda 2030
EDFU supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and action plan of: Transforming our world through sustainable development.
The 17 goals help guide us in our projects and work.
EDFU Foundation was part of the force that made the Permanent Forum for People of African Descent a reality!
Our CEO, Sheldon Williams, is one of the co-chairs of the Working Group for the Permanent Forum of People of African Descent and EDFU Foundation is the fiscal sponsor of the group.
If you and/or your organization would like to join the working group, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Make a difference.
The United Nations is holding their annual Climate Change Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from November 6-18, 2022. EDFU Foundation will be in attendance. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
EDFU Foundation Supports the CROWN ACT. Learn more. We encourage you to reach out to your state representatives in the Senate to ensure that this bill passes.
The United Nations will hold their first ever Permanent Forum for People of African Descent in Geneva, Switzerland this year. The forum will take place December 5-8, 2022. Edfu Foundation will be present, as well as the International Working Group for the International Working Group for the Permanent Forum of People Of African Descent, where our president, Sheldon Williams, is a co-Chair.
Start a pantry.
If you're interested in helping feed those in need in your area, let us help you! Partner with us and we can help you get set up. Contact us. at: email@example.com
Volunteer in Oakland, CA.
If you're located in the Oakland, CA area, we are in need of volunteers for the Bay Area Street Pantry.
If you are able to help please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign the petition to end hair discrimination.
EDFU Foundation will be attending the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations office in NYC, NY, USA March 6-17, 2023.
EDFU will be hosting 2 hybrid events and 1 virtual event through the civil society organization NGO CSW and our partners.
Priority theme: Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.
Review theme: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.
EDFU Foundation will be attending the United Nations 2023 Water Conference that is being held at their office in NYC, NY, USA on March 22-24, 2023.
This will be the organization's first time attending the event.
We are currently awaiting confirmation of approval for our requested side event. More details to come.
If you or your organization will be in attendance and would like to partner with us, please reach out.
This particular forum is in relation to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The first ever United Nations Permanent Forum for People of African Descent (UNPFPAD) was held December 5-8, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Edfu Foundation was proud to be in attendance and have 1 of our board members deliver a statement before the assembly.
Our president, Sheldon Williams, helped make this forum a reality and is currently the co-chair of the Working Group for the Permanent Forum of People of African Descent. EDFU Foundation is the fiscal sponsor for the working group.
The 2nd session will be held May 30-June 2, 2023 at the United Nations office in NYC, NY, USA. EDFU will be in attendance.
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