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ACTION ALERT!

1 October 2011

UNANIMA International and people everywhere need your signature.  There is a signature campaign underway to get one million signatures before January 2012 to tell our governments that is important to us that all people have their basic needs met. To learn more about the campaign and to sign the petition, click here.

New Interns

1 October 2011

UNANIMA welcomes its three new interns for their three-month experience learning about the UN and the issues close to their hearts:  Shiroma from Sri Lanka, Maria Antonieta from Chile, and Beth from the United States. This is what they have to say: Beth Stortroen: A whirlwind… a new way of thinking… a call for action… […]

UN General Assembly begins

1 October 2011

Intern Beth Stortroen attended one of the early sessions and reports: In its first high-level meeting at the United Nations, the heads of state tackled the issue of Desertification on Tuesday 20 September 2011.  Desertification is explained as the subtle and complex process of deterioration of land in the world’s dry lands that is home […]

10th Anniversary Launched

1 October 2011

UNANIMA board members and friends and colleagues met at the Church Centre on 1 October to being a six month celebration of UNANIMA’s existence as an NGO working at the United Nations.  The day was also an occasion to award the fourth annual woman of courage prize to Jessica Ernst from Rosebud, Alberta (Canada).  She […]

Featuring the Sisters of St. Anne

1 October 2011

The Sisters of Saint Anne are an international congregation of over 500 women religious. Following Christ, The Sisters of Saint Anne continue the mission bequeathed to them by their foundress, Esther Blondin (1809-1890). This mission directs them to their brothers and sisters to help them grow in truth, freedom and life. Everywhere they go, they […]