Extremism targets females

Violent politics of exclusion, intolerance and misogyny promoted

Religion being used as political, cultural and social force against women and girls, says U.N. Women executive. read more »

by Lopa Banerjee
on February 23, 2015

Endorse Peace & Planet Mobilization

Event April 24-25 for nuclear-free, peaceful, just, sustainable world

Thousands expected to converge on U.N. on eve of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Conference. read more »

February 23, 2015

The endpoint of gender inequality

Role of faith crucial to achieve goal

Without fulfillment of human potential of half the world, no transformation, no development, no progress can be attained, says U.N. Women executive. read more »

by Lopa Banerjee
on February 16, 2015

Human dignity sets tone for work

Symposium on ‘Role of Religion & Faith-based Organizations in International Affairs’

Restoring human dignity to marginalized important task for Church as it strives for human rights. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on January 26, 2015

‘Human Dignity & Human Rights’

Symposium on role of religion in international affairs

General Board of Church & Society, United Methodist Women, Seventh-Day Adventists, World Council of Churches organize Jan. 21 event at Church Center for UN. read more »

December 18, 2014

Halt illicit financial flows

Developing, emerging countries lose trillion dollars annually

Global Financial Integrity reports developing world loses 11 times more money to corruption, tax evasion than it receives in official aid. read more »

December 18, 2014

Ebola crisis challenge to human rights

Health is human right

Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights opportune time to acknowledge how health profoundly touches on civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista and Jillian Abballe with Jefferson Knight, the Rev. Ande Emmanuel and Davidson Amos Dulums
on December 12, 2014

Peace litany for U.N. Sunday, Oct. 26

Bronx congregation offers to share litany

Litany demonstrates connection between local realities of neighborhoods and global objectives of U.N. read more »

October 20, 2014

Pinwheels for peace

International Day of Prayer for Peace Sept. 21

Children’s toy taking on added significance as instrument to inspire peace advocacy. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on September 12, 2014

Switching to 24-hour clock

65th Annual DPI/NGO Conference ‘perfect’ introduction to new job

U.N. & International Affairs ministry reflects writer’s personal values: just peace, radical love, vision of true freedom for all. read more »

by Jillian Abballe
on September 12, 2014

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