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 […]

UNANIMA on Migrants

3 February 2014

For this year’s Commission on Social Development, UNANIMA staff contributed a written intervention on migration, and how that topic intersects all our other areas of interest—women, poverty, trafficking, and environment / climate change. You can access the document in the seven official UN languages in two ways: 1) a “quick link” to NGO written statements […]

Two Commissions

1 February 2011

Both the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) focusing on “poverty eradication”, and the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) focusing on “Access and participation of women and girls in education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work”, will take place during the month of February. UNANIMA International has submitted written statements to be included in the official documents of each session. You can find them on our website. We will have a delegation of approximately 20 women from six of our member congregations attending the CSW session.

Parallel events

1 February 2011

UNANIMA International is co-sponsoring side events at the Commission for Social Development. On February 14, “Poverty and Trafficking: Fishing in the Stream of Migration” will be offered during the noon recess of the government sessions. During the Commission on the Status of Women, the Coalition against Trafficking in Women will work with us to offer education on “Corporate Responsibility: The Internet and Sex Trafficking.”

UN CSocD 49

1 February 2011

49th session of the UN Commission for Social Development Theme: Poverty Eradication Location: UN Headquarters, New York, USA

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