UNANIMA Talks at UN Commission

4 March 2013

Intern Celia Martin NDS presented an oral intervention on February 12 at the UN Commission for Social Development. The theme of the commission was “Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration, full employment and decent work for all.” You can see a video of her presentation here. (To activate this link, press […]

UNANIMA Writes for CSW

4 March 2013

UNANIMA submitted a written “intervention” on trafficking in girls for the Commission on the Status of Women. (We got a lot of other NGOs to sign on as joint sponsors because it makes our case stronger). You can read it by going to the UN Women CSW57 website and clicking on “Documentation.” Ours is: E/CN.6/2013/NGO/55!

Interfaith Harmony Day

4 March 2013

“United for a Culture of Peace” was the theme for the UN celebration in the General Assembly Hall on February 14. Interspersed with musical performances, the three-hour ceremony included speeches on the peaceful settlement of disputes, followed by a “symphony” of peace prayers invoked by representatives of 11 of the world’s major religions. It ended […]

News Flashes/Resources

4 March 2013

2013 is International Year of Water Cooperation! Water cooperation is a key to security, poverty eradication, social equity, and gender equality. World Water Day is March 22. Here are some resources (posters, short films, video, activities, and information), passed on by Renaude Gregoire:

Intern Update

4 March 2013

Two of our three interns will share some of their experiences for this issue, and you can look forward to Eloisa’s contribution in April…

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