WIDEN THE CIRCLE: PARTICIPATE IN UN MEETINGS

Through their NGO Office, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur can be registered for UN meetings as NGO participants. There is no fee to attend these meetings, but participants are responsible for their own transportation and room and board. Some funds are available to assist Sisters from Latin America and Africa. If you are a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur interested in attending a UN meeting in 2012, contact Jean Stoner as soon as possible at SNDatUN@sndden.org.

In New York, USA

February 1 – 10       50th Commission on Social Development (CSocD 50)   Theme: Poverty Eradication  
Read more about CSocD 50

 February 27 – March 9           56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 56)   Theme: Empowerment of rural women   Read more about CSW 56

 May 7 – 18       11th Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII 11)     Theme: Right to food              
Read more about UNPFII 11 

In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

June 3 – 5       Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)     Theme: Green economy   
Read more about Rio+20

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