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Meet the Interns

1 March 2014

Since we had no interns from member communities this semester, we provided the opportunity to some students from the nearby College of Mount Saint Vincent. Here’s what they are saying about it: “Being an intern at UNANIMA international has been nothing but a blessing. Aside from meeting incredible people, I have learned valuable lessons. Being […]

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Mining Alert

1 March 2014

Mining / the extractive industries is one of those “cross-cutting topics” that intersects many issues of interest to UNANIMA—including women, poverty, environment, and water quality. Isabel Miguelez CCV sends us word from Peru, Cajamarca, that an international gold mining company, the Newmont-Buenaventura-Yanacocha mining operation, is harassing and threatening people in a “land grabbing” attempt. Mercenaries […]

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Water Women

1 March 2014

The theme of the UN Commission on Social Development this February was on empowerment, so UNANIMA and the Sisters of Charity Federation organized a side event featuring Water With Blessings (a project featured in an earlier Update). Larraine Lauter OSU gave an interactive workshop describing the project, which trains women in the use of an […]

Fair Trade Chocolate

1 March 2014

Our partner in Australia, ACRATH, (several UNANIMA communities belong to this anti-trafficking group) has mounted an Easter campaign for fair trade chocolate. Do you want to be a “good egg?” Then share the resources here with your church, family, school, community, supermarkets, or civic organizations, to ensure your communities are slavery-free this Easter. See acrath.org.au/resources/slavery-free-easter-chocolate/ or email […]

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Civil Society Forum 2014

1 March 2014

Traditionally, the UN Commission for Social Development begins with a one-day gathering of NGOs. We prepare for the Commission and study different aspects of the theme, which this year was “promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all.” In the panel discussions of the February […]

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