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!!
In July 2023, Secretary General Antonio Gutteres shared a document entitled: “A New Agenda for Peace.” During this time of the Hamas/Israeli conflict the UN President of the October Security Council, H.E. Mr. Ronaldo Costa Filho, Brazil Ambassador held several hours of a “Peace through Dialogue” on October 20, 2023. Ambassadors to many states […]
Report by Patricia. Stringer, OP, and Sr. Dusty The students from three Dominican Academies: Mount St. Dominic Academy, Caldwell, NJ, Lacordaire Academy, Upper Montclair, NJ, and Dominican Academy, NYC, marked the occasion of International Day of the Girl on Tuesday, October 10, with a field trip to the United Nations. “This year, at a time […]
Every other month the Justice Coalition of Religious at the UN hosts a Global Community Hour. As members of the JCOR, I want to invite you all to consider joining one of these community hours. The next one is October 13, 8:00 – 9:00 am. Here is the link to the call. This call is […]
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. […]