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UN Names New Secretary General

2 November 2016

According to most sources, António Guterres should be a good pick for UN Secretary General. He is the first former Prime Minister to take the position, having been Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002. He also brings an understanding of the UN from the time he served as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, from […]

Trafficked Women Rescued by UNANIMA-Trained Youth!

2 November 2016

Three Nigerian women trafficked into Tamale, Ghana, were rescued and reunited with their families by some Catholic youth and their parish priest.  The young people had made the 2014 anti-trafficking workshop in Tamale, organized by then-UNANIMA board member Holy Child Sister Cecilia Nya SHCJ. The workshop was given and financed by UNANIMA and several member […]

UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants

2 November 2016

On 19 September 2016 Member States adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants during the General Assembly’s high-level meeting. The theme was “addressing large movements of refugees and migrants, also called the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants. The Declaration includes commitments to protect their rights, to save lives, and to achieve a […]

Climate Change News

2 November 2016

On 5 October 2016– in an unprecedented sign of momentum and global leadership– the Paris Climate Change Agreement gained enough member state approvals to cross the threshold for “entry into force,” just 10 months after the world came together in Paris. This is considered the most ambitious climate change agreement in history and a turning […]

UN Water News

2 November 2016

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and President of the World Bank Group Dr. Jim Yong Kim have convened a High Level Panel on Water (HLPW), consisting of 11 Heads of State and one Special Adviser, to provide the leadership required to champion a collaborative way of developing and managing water resources, and improving water and […]

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