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Dear Friends, You are invited to register for the Webinar Celebrating IBVM/CJ collaboration with the United Nations. Could you distribute this information as widely as possible? There will be TWO webinars to accommodate different time zones. Continue reading

2018 provides another opportunity to consider how our local concerns are dealt with at the United Nations and how we contribute. The 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is commemorated this year. Continue reading

Here comes Update No. 29. Read is as we make history!  Take note of the meaningful words of UN Sec. General and UN President of General Assembly on United Nations Day 2017.  Continue reading

In this update we share information and impressions on the recent Forum on Indigenous Peoples, The Commission on the Status of Women, International Day of Happiness, and Impact Investment.  Teresia Wamuyu Wachira ibvm, Kenya offers us a beautiful reflection entitled “Promote Peaceful and Just Societies”, the third reflection in our series of Reflections on the Spiritual and Ethical dimensions of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Continue reading

This UN Update provides us with lots of interesting information and links. We have a Reflection from IBVM General leadership on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda as an integral framework for implementing our Christian and religious charism and our General Congregation Orientations or calls. Continue reading

We are one year into the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.  Our Youth Representatives has a message for us. Some keep on looking at ways to end war.  Others remind us of our Human Rights. How… Continue reading

Life is to be discovered and built step by step, a great charm if only one is convinced (by faith and experience) that the world is going somewhere” (Teilhard de Chardin)

UN Update 22 English

UN Update 22 Spanish

Here is an article by Br. Bill Firman from Solidarity South Sudan, who also is Chairperson of our school in Rumbek Loaves and Fishes

What does it mean to be a member of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary today? A reflection from our General Leadership team on their visits to the members of the Institute around the world.

While history was being made at the United Nations with the signing of the Paris Agreement on climate in recent weeks, our NGO at the United Nations also made history. Continue reading

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