Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

2, Feb

On behalf of Presentation Sisters worldwide, the International Presentation Association (IPA) has joined with other non-government organisations to submit statements for consideration by the Commission for Social Development in February 2017 and for the Commission on the Status of Women in March 2017.   Watch a video about what the IPA means to Australian Presentation sisters […]

8, Nov

November 25 is the start of the United Nations-declared 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign, finishing on December 10 – Human Rights Day. The theme this year is: ‘From peace in the home to peace in the world: make education safe for all!’   The campaign looks at the different forms of violence […]

2, Nov

The Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) has been released.  This Report provides a detailed account of the delegation’s participation at CSW60. The UN Commission on the Status of Women aims to advance gender equality and the rights of women…. […]

20, Oct

The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development “depends upon going beyond the language of economics and statistics,” and that “considerations of a moral, spiritual and religious dimension cannot be ignored” said the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations recently……..  Vatican: Spiritual dimensions cannot be ignored in sustainable development. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, said […]

26, Aug

After 5 months as a volunteer at the UN with the International Presentation Association (IPA), Olivia Dawson shares her experiences with students in Presentation Schools in Australia. Her clear description of the IPA’s role at the UN is inspiring as is her reflection on passion and leadership. Olivia’s  video  gives a clear description of the […]

5, Jun

Margaret Walsh of the Presentation Congregation, Lismore NSW, shares her reflections from attending the recent UN Indigenous Forum and her renewed commitment to ‘being there’ with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of our nation, Australia. Proud Indigenous Australians at the UN Forum included Elijah, Anthony and Sharon. Read Margaret’s report       […]