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Collaboration at DPI Conference

1 September 2011

From 3-5 September in Bonn, Germany the United Nations Department of Public Information will hold its 64th session of the annual Conference for NGOs. UNANIMA International will have a delegation of two persons attending this conference which focuses on “Sustainable Societies; Responsive Citizens”. The first delegate is Maria Dinnendahl, SHCJ. She has been a member […]

New Interns

1 September 2011

Two interns will be joining UNANIMA International for a three month experience beginning 19 September: Shiroma Carmalita, SDS, from Sri Lanka and Elizabeth Stortroen sponsored by the Cabrini Sisters from the Mother Cabrini Shrine in Colorado, United States. Sister Shiroma will bring to UNANIMA her experiences with marginalized persons like the tea plucking people of […]

Personnel Changes

1 September 2011

Coalition Coordinator Catherine Ferguson has been elected the Congregational Leader of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.  This means that she will be leaving UNANIMA International to take up her new position on 7 November 2011.  A Search Committee from the board of directors has been set up to find a […]

UNANIMA celebrates 10th Anniversary

1 September 2011

On 1 October UNANIMA will launch its 6 month celebration commemorating ten years of working for justice.  All are welcome to join us from 11 am – 3 pm at the Church Center for the United Nations at 777 UN Plaza (the corner of 1st Avenue and East 44th St across from the United Nations.) […]

Featuring the SNJM

1 September 2011

Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) This year the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of their foundress, BlessedMarie-Rose Durocher. Although she lived only 6 years after founding the congregation (1843) in Longueuil in the province of Quebec, Canada, her spirit, […]