Catholic nongovernmental organization representatives met with Pope Francis, December 7, during the IV World Forum of Catholic-inspired NGOs in Rome.
Last week was very busy with the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) being commemorated through a three-day event in Geneva.
Overview of the Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, which addressed issues of emerging forms of modern slavery among many other topics.
Ozone Layer Day occurs just a week before UN Secretary-General António Guterres hosts the 2019 Climate Action Summit on 23 September in New York.
I have been delighted to integrate my experience as a secondary school teacher based on the North side of Cork City, into the NGO work at the UN.
The Company of the Daughters of Charity welcomed Seraiah Romero and Maura Avington to be interns at the United Nations. Since fall 2018, they have been actively involved in attending conferences, interacting with various working groups and learning more about the role...
The sixth Global Environmental Outlook outlines the environment’s condition, highlights possible future trends, and reviews the effectiveness of policies.
The Family’s nine United Nations NGO representatives collaborate to advocate for policy change and programs which benefit the most marginalized.
The 2019 Commission on Social Development will feature an emerging theme which relates to how youth, older persons, and persons with disabilities are affected by conflict and both man-made and natural disasters.
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was celebrated at UN Headquarters Wednesday, October 17. The event was entitled, “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.” It was...