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NGO Committee on Social Development

1 April 2010

Catherine has been elected as the chair on the slate of officers for the NGO Committee on Social Development. This committee is particularly active in areas related to the eradication of poverty, social integration and decent work for all.  Since many of these issues overlap with our focus on human trafficking and also, because this […]

For further information

1 April 2010

For further information on the outcomes of the Commission on Social Development in February and the Commission on the Status of Women in March.

April Special events at the United Nations

1 April 2010

The 9th Session Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will take place from 19 April to 30 April.  This year’s special theme will be Indigenous peoples: development with culture and identity; articles 3 and 32 of the recently passed United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  UNANIMA will have three persons attending this session:  Mary Corbett, Catherine Ferguson and our new administrative assistant Jennifer Velasquez.

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Phase II Workshop

1 April 2010

UNANIMA International announces the 32 participants in the Youth Workshop, 28-30 May 2010. Varying in ages between 18 and 30, and coming from many corners of the world including Tamil Nadu and Mumbai in India, Negros Occidental in the Philippines, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, and Lesotho in Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States, these participants will have the challenge of learning about the demand side of human trafficking and designing the second phase of the UNANIMA International STOP THE DEMAND campaign.

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Website

1 April 2010

The new website we have promised for so long is now live.  Our designers were from Social Ink and our web mistress who is shepherding this process with great skill and attention is Jessica Chen, UNANIMA executive assistant.  A big thank you to Jessica for all of the hard work!

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