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COP 27: Climate Change Conference

By: Sr. Marianne Sennick

UN Sustainable Development Goal 13 states: “Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.” The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is the primary international intergovernmental forum for negotiating the global response to climate change, referred to as the Conference of the Parties (COP). It held its 27th meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from 6 November – 20 November 2022. (more…)

Human Rights and Elections

By: Sr. Marianne Sennick | Main Representative for the Congregations of St. Joseph’s NGO

There are two international foundations of humanitarian law which form the basis for the right to hold free and fair elections. (more…)

COP 26 – Climate Change Conference

The 26th Meeting of the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP 26), the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), is considered the last chance to get climate actions on track. Three goals of COP 26 are:  reduce emissions; finance climate action; support mitigation activities.