United Nations

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 17:02

“No peace which is not peace for all, no rest until all has been fulfilled.” Dag Hammarskjöld I recently attended the third annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations in International Affairs, which was held at the...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:06

Human trafficking is a global scourge affecting The Episcopal Church and all member provinces of the Anglican Communion. Countering this criminal phenomenon has been a mission priority for The Episcopal Church for decades, with General Convention...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 17:33

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence November 25th – December 10th, 2013  November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the first day of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence...

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:33

October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child, one of the newest United Nations days of observance. The Reverend Heather Melton, who serves as the Missioner for the United Thank Offering and is the mother of one-year-old twin girls, reflects...

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 16:39

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Promoting health and well-being among indigenous Episcopalians Out of the depths have I called to you, O LORD; LORD, hear my voice; let your ears consider well the voice of my supplication. (Ps...

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 20:00

Fact sheet about The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society's involvement with the United Nations.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 22:48

A monitor in the meeting room of the Committee on Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) at the United Nations, to which the Episcopal Church was granted special consultative status in January 2014 (Photo by Lynnaia Main) United Nations Day is...

Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 18:58

Today, Day 7 in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, is also the 25th annual World AIDS Day and the first day of Advent. Gender-based violence is a pervasive reality across the globe, and affects both women and men. Women who inject...

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 15:54

The Anglican Communion delegation to UNCSW at the Chapel at the Church Center for the UN, March 2013 The Episcopal Church has long been active in raising consciousness about the prevalence of violence against women and girls, one of the most...

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 16:19

James Otis Sargent Huntington 25 November 2013 Chapel of Christ the Lord Opening of 16 Days Against Gender Violence   The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts...

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