Wanted: Good/Bad Examples

1 May 2014

The UN is deep into the discussion of “Partnerships” as a way to fund its many global goals. Many among the NGO community are worried that it will promote “business as usual” attitudes and allow large multinational corporations too much control. The Natural Resources Defense Council, a non-profit environmental advocacy group, is asking for grassroots […]

UNANIMA Goes to School

1 May 2014

The UNANIMA staff took a two-day workshop on Trafficking in Persons sponsored by the International Organization of Migration (IOM). We brought back some resources for you, though unfortunately all in English. There is also an excellent PowerPoint presentation on Migration and Trafficking, which we can send by request. The following three documents can be downloaded […]

Another Word on CSW

1 May 2014

Well, there were some triumphs and some failures, as usual. You can find the document that came out of the 58th Commission on the Status of Women by going to this link, which has Spanish and French translations:    Click on the button for “Commission on the Status of Women” and then on “CSW 2014” […]


We’re Famous

1 May 2014

UNANIMA was mentioned in the Catholic Health Association Magazine, Health Progress (March – April 2014). In the print edition it is on page 62, and online it can be found here. It is the last paragraph on the “Role of Religious Congregations.”  Thanks to Ellen Sinclair SDS for catching this!

Upcoming UN Events

1 May 2014

The Third Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 review of Conference for the Treaty on Non-Proliferation will be held from April 28 – May 9 the at the New York UN headquarters.  Created in the seventies, this treaty is considered the cornerstone of international treaties that deal with containing and reducing the chance […]

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