Monday, November 25, is International Day for the Eradication of Violence Against Women, an occasion on which advocates worldwide will focus on changing the narrative.
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The Vincentian Family at the UN is strongly supporting work in the cities. Advocating for financial support of infrastructure, environmentally sound planning, and promoting the right to housing are a few of the areas in which we continue to work.
As I have learned in my internship so far, we have the resources to change the status quo into a sustainable home for all human beings.
October 17th marks the UN’s World Day for the Eradication of Poverty calling us to work toward overcoming poverty.
Overview of the Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, which addressed issues of emerging forms of modern slavery among many other topics.
Protesters sent powerful messages to world leaders gathering at the United Nations for the Climate Action Summit.
In the month of August, I embarked on a two week cultural exchange and service experience with six fellow Ozanam Scholars of St. John’s University.
The General Assembly is a time in which all 193 member states meet to address prominent global issues. This year’s Assembly is unique in that it also features five summits.
Testimonies from local agencies gave voice to young girls dreams but also enabled them to speak about their fears and difficulties.
Today migrants are among those more abandoned, discriminated against, persecuted in our global society. Indifference on our part will make us accomplices of what is happening to them, our brothers and sisters in this unique human family.
Our beautiful Mother Earth is on fire. All around the world people are talking about the devastating fires happening right now in the Amazon rain forest. “The earths lungs.”
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.