UN Updates provide a mirror into some of the important issues being addressed in the various UN Commissions and Committees. More than just “reports,” they are written with “heart;” and invite you to broaden your knowledge of the international agenda that very much impacts Dominican Sisters and Brothers and those with whom they live and work throughout the world. Enjoy!!
This past week in New York was filled with activity. It was New York City Climate Week and the beginning of the SDG Climate Action Zone at the UN. It was filled with hope and beauty. I got to walk all around the grounds inside the UN campus. It was exquisite. I enjoyed every inch. […]
Before the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly is the SDG Summit 2023. These days are so important for the completion of the 17 Development Goals. It is the midterm. The decisions and promises made here will determine the fulfillment of these goals or not. We know the pandemic interrupted lives and programs globally. […]
At the UN, one of the programs that NGO’s like ours participates in, is the Working Group on Girls. Each year in October we celebrate the International Day of the Girl. It is an opportunity to raise the voice and input of girls around the world on various topics e.g. Decision Making, Girls Leadership, Gender […]
The Secretary General of the UN has called for a Sustainable Development Goal Summit this coming fall. It is the halfway point of the fulfillment of the SDG’s. It’s time to look at all the possible ways to rescue the SDGs and bring them to a successful conclusion. We know that Covid set back many […]