VIVAT and the Working Group on Girls

August 12, 2010

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…]

VIVAT North America Workshop 2010

June 8, 2010

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…]

Land Yes! Dams No!

May 4, 2010

Co-sponsored an event “Land Yes! Dams No!: Building cycles of mobilization”

Mining and Gender Justice

March 11, 2010

VIVAT addresses Gender in Relation to Mining at the Commission on the Status of Women.
The Working Group on Mining hopes to bring to light the egregious negative impacts of mining in relation to women, indigenous peoples, and the environment to the international arena. With these hopes, VIVAT and the Working Group plans on holding two more parallel events during the remaining Commissions and Forums later this year on indigenous peoples’ rights and on sustainable development. [read…]

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