Please click here to find the latest UN newsletter about the first-ever Ocean Conference at the UN, “highlighting the need to protect and conserve the world’s oceans for future generations.”
“April 24 – May 3 marked the sixteenth convening of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Concurrently, it marked the first outreach efforts by civil society groups to various member states on behalf of the NGO Committee on Migration to advocate for a human rights-based approach to the Global Compact on Migration […]” Read article by Dominican Volunteer Katherine Maloney
Submitted by Marcelline Koch, O.P.
The North American Dominican Justice Promoters gathered at Techny Towers near Chicago March 2-4. This bi-annual gathering is an opportunity for promoter input and discussion on the signs of the times and the subsequent updating of the US Dominican Call to Justice as well as serving as a support to the promoters in their justice work.
Fr. Francis Belanger is currently working at the Dominican Leadership Conference’s United Nations office with Margaret Mayce, O.P. In this latest UN update Fr. Francis reflects on a presentation at the UN—“Sustaining Peace in an Urban World.” The focus of the presentation was the “intersection between the disparate global issues of urbanization and peace-making.” Read article by Fr. Francis Belanger