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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

Anglican Observer at the UN: a Year in Review

Anglican Observer at the UN: a Year in Review

As we are about to enter Advent, it is good time to sum up the challenges and achievements of the office of the Anglican Observer at the UN in 2007

14 December 2007

UN Human Rights Council - 6th Session (Part I), September 2007

UN Human Rights Council - 6th Session (Part I), September 2007

For the first time in the UN Human Rights Council’s short existence, substantive issues took slight precedence over institutional issues during this September leg of its sixth session.  

08 November 2007

UNAIDS Programme Co-ordinating Board (PCB) - June 2007

UNAIDS Programme Co-ordinating Board (PCB) - June 2007

As part of their mandate to build relationships between the Anglican Community and UN bodies based in Geneva, representatives from AUNO Geneva were recently amongst the 300 or so participants to attend the 20th meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Co-ordinating Board (PCB).

18 September 2007

UN Human Rights Council - 5th Session, June 2007

UN Human Rights Council - 5th Session, June 2007

Apart from a few notable substantive items – including an intervention from Archbishop Desmond Tutu on the situation in Beit Hanoun, and a report providing a roadmap for addressing human rights violations in Darfur - the fifth session of the UN Human Rights Council focussed on finalising its basic institutional infrastructure. 

18 September 2007

A New Anglican UN Office in Geneva

A New Anglican UN Office in Geneva

The opening of a Geneva office in April 2007 hails a new phase for Anglican representation at the United Nations.  Funded through a grant from the Anglican Communion, the office is a physical sign of Anglican commitment to the international humanitarian issues that are central to UN work in Geneva.

20 April 2007

Multimedia

VIDEO: [HTB] Maryam and Marziyeh talk of Christian persecution in Iran

Features 

Middle East: Jews, Christians, and Muslims break bread for peace

Interfaith Iftar in Jerusalem: Community, Prayer and Hope during war

Are Church leaders the world's most active peacemakers?

Michael Binyon says church leaders are now using their moral authority to persuade leaders in conflict situations to look again at proposals for peace