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Where in the World Are We?

10 January 2017

Check out our website’s new interactive map of where our UNANIMA congregations minister in the world. It’s pretty cool! Point to the country of interest, for a list of all the UNANIMA congregations who minister there. (e.g. the list for Mexico is shown here). If you notice any mistakes, notify Teresa at [email protected]

UNANIMA International’s 2017 Woman of Courage: Marietta Latonio

10 January 2017

Marietta Latonio is a social worker who lives and works in Cebu, Philippines. She has been the director of many welfare programs; led implementation of community-based programs for more than 20 years; worked for many NGOs focused on the welfare of women and children; has been a lifelong advocate for children’s human rights, and more […]

Alibinism: Another Kind of Discrimination

10 January 2017

The “3rd Committee” of the UN General Assembly deals with social issues and human rights. In following the 3rd Committee last fall, the 2016 interns were especially interested in a panel on discrimination, at which one panelist was a young girl with albinism. She discussed the discrimination and persecution of albino people, especially boys and […]

Climate Change Conference in Marrakech

10 January 2017

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) brought together over 22,500 participants, including nearly 15,800 government officials, 5,400 representatives of UN bodies and agencies, intergovernmental organizations and civil society organizations, over 70 heads of state/ government, and 1,200 members of the media. Negotiations in Marrakech focused on matters relating to the agreement’s “entry into force” and […]

News on the NGO CSW61 Forum

10 January 2017

If you are coming to the UN Commission on the Status of Women and want to participate in the parallel events, regional caucuses, and morning briefings, you should register for the “CSW Forum.”  Online registration opened on 28 November. This Forum registration is something you have to do for yourself, though you still had to […]

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