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Anglican voices at UN Commission on the Status of Women

When the UN Commission on the Status of Women convenes in New York next month to explore women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development it will benefit from the experience and knowledge of some 22 Anglican women from 18 provinces.

03 February 2016

2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day 1

2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day 1

Notes from discussion on 3 September

03 September 2015

Anglican UN award honors women's rights work

Award for Global Service conferred on Episcopalian co-chair of UN Working Group on Girls

15 April 2015

Anglican women discuss challenge of "world's most dispossessed"

Churches poised to help end statelessness through universal birth registration campaign

19 March 2015

UN and church leaders agree more cooperation is needed to fight Ebola

Dr David Nabarro: “The faith groups are absolutely key to the Ebola response because they have access to the communities.”

02 December 2014

Anglican Communion women in USA for UN Commission

Women from 18 Provinces of the Anglican Communion have converged on New York, USA, to collectively take part the UN’s annual Commission on the Status of Women. 

05 March 2014

Diocese's fracking leaflet causes media stir

A leaflet for Blackburn Diocese's members received a surprising amount of media coverage this week.

15 August 2013

The United Nations, the Bible, and the Church on gender-based violence, gang rape and trafficking.

The United Nations, the Bible, and the Church on gender-based violence, gang rape and trafficking.

A statement from the Anglican Observer at the UN, Ms Helen Grace Wangusa, at the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence.

25 November 2010

United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen December 2009

United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen December 2009

Canon Jeff Golliher, Anglican UN Office Program Consultant for the Environment and Sustainable Development, has provided the following summary report. The official in-depth report from the Anglican Observer’s delegation is in preparation.

18 February 2010

Challenges of Meeting the MDG Goal on Education

Challenges of Meeting the MDG Goal on Education

Presented at: St. Thomas Episcopal Church Columbus-Georgia by Hellen Grace Akwii-Wangusa Anglican Observer and Personal Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury at the United Nations.

 

12 April 2008

Multimedia

The five most dangerous places to be a Christian

Features 

Persecution of Christians on the increase

The charity Open Doors has published its annual World Watch list of the top 50 most dangerous countries to be a Christian. It is, once again, topped by North Korea. Their research shows that persecution against Christians has increased so dramatically that persecution has risen even in those countries that have dropped out of its top 50.

Communique from the Primates' Meeting 2016

Communiqué from the Primates' Meeting
Canterbury Cathedral, England. 11-15 January 2015