United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Episcopalians have long been a part of the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW).

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

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April 29, 2019

By: Dana Jean

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely,[a] and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the sake of[b] the joy...

April 26, 2019

By: Jennifer Allen

I was struck during the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women about the importance of sharing our stories. It is through our stories that we are able to build relationships, and it is through relationships that we can come to recognize the image of God in one another.

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April 24, 2019

By: The Rev. Gena Davis

The Rev. Gena Davis is the founder of YogaMass®, a program that integrates yoga, breath work, meditation, and Holy Communion as a way to bring into self-awareness the body and spirit that is given to each of us by God. The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the...

April 23, 2019

By: Dana Jean

The following was shared during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women closing Eucharist, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring.

Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, so that they may also obtain the...

April 12, 2019

By: The Rev. Margaret Rose

The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring.

This first week of the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women was, for me, a time...

April 10, 2019

By: Charlotte Healy

The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring.

Here is a quick “day in the life” of a Commission on the Status of Women delegate. The day starts with 9,000...

March 26, 2019

Participants at the March 11 opening meeting of the 63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women observed a moment of silence for those who lost their lives in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 that crashed the day before...

March 22, 2019

By: Dana Jean

On the opening day of CSW63, I was given the only ticket our delegation received to attend a Ministerial Roundtable about “Good Practices for Social Protections from Around the World.”  My first experience at the UN, it felt a bit like winning Willy Wonka’s golden ticket!  While I was willing...

March 21, 2019

 

Delegadas episcopales a la UNCSW, Chiseche Mibenge de la Diócesis de El Camino Real, a la izquierda y Michele Roberts, de la Diócesis de Delaware, aparecen juntas el 17 de marzo durante un recorrido por la iglesia catedral de San...

March 19, 2019

By: Michele Roberts

I am in New York City at the United Nations, representing Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of The Episcopal Church. As a third generation Episcopalian, this gives me great joy. My grandmother would be so proud, and I feel her spirit every day.  Her name was Alma B. Roberts, and she considered it...

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Bulletin Inserts

Our readings today include a passage from 2 Corinthians 5 reminding us that we are all a “new cr

ENS Weekly bulletin inserts for March 7 outline the work of Episcopal and Anglican delegates to

In recognition of International Women's Day, Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for March 8

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established as a functional commission of the Ec