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!!
At the 62nd Commission for Social Development, I had the privilege to join Sister Dusty Farnan of the Dominican Leadership Conference at the Civil Society Forum. The panel, donned with highly esteemed guests was a continuous fountain of information from multiple international perspectives. These leaders in social reform and innovation spoke to the importance of […]
We are a week away from the Commission on Social Development 62. On Monday, January 29th, the Civil Society NGO will host the Bureau and UN Mission States for a breakfast to share with them our NGO Civil Society Declaration as well as the side events being held on and off-site at the UN and […]
The UN 2024 roster is full. The schedule includes the following: The 62nd session of the Commission on Social Development will take place February 5-11th in New York. The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development.To read more about the Commission please click here. Fostering social development and […]
December 11-15, 2023, was a historic week at the UN. It celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights. The more I ponder these rights, especially during this volatile time in our world with two world wars ongoing, Ukraine/Russia and Israel/Hamas, and the atrocities committed it is a reminder to us all to […]