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United Nations

The United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC), Civil Society Unit

Fordham University is a non-governmental organization (NGO) associated with The United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC), Civil Society Unit. As an NGO associated with UN DGC, the Fordham community has access to the weekly briefings that they sponsor. Fordham students are able to apply for internships to represent associated NGOs in these briefings.

Academic Impact

Fordham University Impact Initiative

Read the Fordham University Impact Initiative blog.

Fordham University is a partner in United Nations Academic Impact, a global initiative that connects the UN with universities to pursue and sustain ten principles. Each year, Fordham must actively demonstrate its support for at least one of these principles.

Fordham offers students unique opportunities at the UN through its Impact Initiative, internships, and briefings, including access to special events such as International Peace Day, UN Day and International Education Week. 

If you are interested in joining Fordham's United Nations student interest group, contact Dean Elaine Congress, Associate Dean and Professor at  Fordham's Graduate School of Social Service, at

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