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Quaker United Nations Office

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Quaker United Nations Office

A Quaker star with olive branches either side.

The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, have a presence at the United Nations known as the Quaker United Nations Office. The symbol for QUNO incorporates the olive brances of the United Nations logo, enclosing a modified Quaker star. The body represents Quaker concerns for global peace and justice to the international community.

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