This year, 2010, we are invited to remember the human rights defenders who act to end discrimination in all its forms. Some of these people, like Gandhi and Nelson Mandela are famous. Others are not [read…]
Los religiosos y religiosas de los diferentes Institutos: Misioneros Combonianos del Corazón de Jesús, Hermanas Misioneras Combonianas, Sociedad del Verbo Divino, Misioneras Siervas del Espíritu Santo, Misioneros Oblatos de María Inmaculada, Hermanitas de la Asunción, Religiosas de la Asunción, provenientes de México, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Cuba, miembros de ” VIVAT Internacional”, Organización No Gubernamental con Estatus Consultivo con el Consejo Económico y Social de las Naciones Unidas (ECOSOC) y Asociado al Departamento de Información Pública (DIP) de las Naciones Unidas, nos hemos reunido en Quito – Ecuador con la finalidad de conocer la visión, objetivos y propósitos de VIVAT International y compartir nuestras experiencias pastorales y otras actividades enfocadas en Justicia, Paz e Integridad de la Creación.
Sponsored an event “Integrating Religious Values and Greater Stakeholder Participation into Environmental Governance” on the occasion of COP10, Nagoya.
A new United Nations report showing significant progress in improving access to HIV/AIDS services in 37 developing countries offers realistic hope for the achievement of universal access, a UN official responsible for battling the pandemic [read…]
VIVAT New York is an active member of many NGO Committees, Task Forces, and Working Groups. One such group in which VIVAT is a participant is the NGO Comminttee on UNICEF Working Group on Girls [read…]
A First Hand Perspective Through VIVAT International I had the privilege of taking part in the Ninth Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Previously I had no experience of the UN, nor of [read…]
Over the past few decades, the issue of global warming has become a pervasive topic in the discourse among policymakers worldwide. However, climate change talks may be a helpful forum for voicing concerns and ideas, [read…]
As one of the last of the annual commissions held during the spring at United Nations headquarters in New York, the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) was just as much of a success as the [read…]
By Dário Bossi,MCCJ The “Justice on Tracks” Campaign is one of the sponsors of the “1st International Meeting of People Affected by Vale”. Since the beginning of 2009, right after the World Social Forum in [read…]
On April 15-17, nine congregations gathered together for a Vivat North America workshop in Washington, DC. These congregations included: Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters, Divine Word Missionaries, Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Adorers of the Blood of [read…]