A leaflet for Blackburn Diocese's members received a surprising amount of media coverage this week.
15 August 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Since the creation of the UN Human Rights Council in 2006, (to replace the UN Commission on Human Rights – see Geneva Digest Feb-July 2006,) attention has focussed more on procedural issues than on substantive issues.
20 March 2007