SYMUN 2017

More tan 300 middle and high school students gathered in Madrid for the first edition of the Spain Youth Model United Nations (SYMUN) to become a diplomat in a three-day congress. Co-organized by ANUDI and CAF, the participants debated on international security, human rigths, gender, and educacion, and 14 of them were selected to travel to Boston to take part in the Harvard Model United Nations 2018.

08-10 Nov 2017, Carlos III University, Madrid

CAF2017 annual Forum - The Limits to Inequality: seeking a sustainable society

Forty top academics, politicians, journalists, activists, artists and members of civil society met in Madrid, November 3rd to 5th, in a three-day congress to collaborate in the pursuit of innovative proposals that address global inequalities and work towards a sustainable society.

Conversation with Wadah Khanfar: 'The Gulf Crisis, Qatar Blockade and the Voice of the Al-Jazeera Network'

An encounter with Wadah Khanfar, former Director General of Al-Jazeera Television Network and current President of
CAF, addressing The Gulf Crisis, Qatar Blockade and the Voice of the Al-Jazeera Network over a breakfast gathering of twenty experts and media. Framed by Pedro Rojo, President of Al Fanar Foundation, and moderated by Rafael Heiber, Cofounder and Director of CAF, with the special participations of Javier Solana, former Secretary General of NATO, and Celso Amorim,  Brazil’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs.

04 July 2017, Wellington Hotel, Madrid

Ibero-American countries and their role in light of the Trump administration

Conference open to the public featuring Celso Amorim, Brazil’s Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico DF’s Former Head of Government, and Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Spain’s Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, moderated by José María Forte, Director of Radio 5.
03 July 2017, Casa de América, Madrid

CAF Annual Forum 2016

“The Rise of Global Fear: Why Is The World Becoming Less Tolerant and More Radical?”


The Refugees Map is an interactive tool intended to empower and optimize transnational action regarding the current migration crisis. Rooted in a crowd-sourcing platform, it is easy to use and features a very intuitive user interface through which anyone can “submit a report” in several categories. This allows the activist to register an initiative, its general information, location, available links and contact information.



Spain Youth Model United Nations is a program organized by  the Association for the United Nations and International Law (Anudi) and the Common Action Forum. A Model United Nations is a conference, usually lasting between three days and a week, where students from all over the world come together to step into the shoes of diplomats from all the UN member states in order to debate about topics concerning international relations. Moreover, a group of selected students will represent the program in Harvard in 2018.



 03 -05 November 2017, Madrid, Spain. The Limits to Inequality: seeking a sustainable society


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The Mediterranean as the scenario for a potential Cold War between Russia and the United States

Nov 30th – Dic 1st, Seville. The Tree Cultures Foundation, together with Elcano Royal Institute, Casa Árabe and the Ministry of Foreign of the Government of Spain will organise this two-day forum to tackle the geopolitcal relationship between Russia and the USA with the Mediterranean as the background. CAF President Wadah Khanfar will deliver the keynote speech next November 30th at 10:00 in Seville.



Written by Andrés Lomeña, Psicopolis is a short film that shows how individual behaviour is a direct result of social constructions. The story takes place in a Faculty of Psychology where the professor transforms his class into a captivating theatre performance that shows how his theories might work in “real life.”


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