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UN Ready for Work

3 September 2013

Here are some highlights of some September UN events: The UN convenes on September 17. CSD-20 (the Commission on Sustainable Development) will have its formal closing from 10-1 on September 20. The HLPF (High Level Political Forum that replaced CSD) will be on September 23-24. General UN General Assembly debate begins September 24. NGOs will […]

Using the UPR

3 September 2013

  When we attend UN meetings and hear country representatives get up and brag on their country, we often wonder…”Is this what their citizens would say?”  The picture painted by diplomats is often very different from the reality experienced by the people of the country. UN leaders know this is true, and—at least in the […]

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Our “New” Website

3 September 2013

If you visit the UNANIMA website, you might not notice anything new. But there are huge changes in the “skeleton” that let us edit it without hiring a consultant.  The old website was difficult to manage, and required specialized knowledge because of the mysterious “coding” underneath it all. Another thing you might not notice—there are […]

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SUSCs in the News

3 September 2013

The Holy Union Sisters have their own Human Trafficking Network Director, Eleanor McNally SUSC, who regularly shares articles and calls to action about human trafficking with Sisters and Associates via intranet. A sister in their Anglo-Hibernian Tanzanian Province has joined Trafficking Raising Awareness and Campaigning (TRAC), and distributed the booklet  “A Moment of Prayer: remembering […]

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SASVs in the News

3 September 2013

French speakers may want to follow this link to see former UNANIMA board member S. Mariette of the Sœurs de l’Assomption de Saint Vierge being interviewed about the increase in human trafficking during the Grand Prix race events in Canada! Mariette and a group from CATHII have been alerting government and business owners to this […]

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