The BWA holds special consultative status with the United Nations through the UN Economic and Social Council and the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (CoNGO); which gives the organization opportunity to have a voice in different areas within the UN systems.
The BWA also holds representation on the UN Human Rights Council and plays an active role on the independent on the Committee on Religious NGOs at the United Nations.
CoNGO committees on which the BWA is represented:
- Committee on Freedom of Religion & Belief
- Committee on Sustainable Development
- Committee on Human Rights