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Letter from our representative on CSocD

This year, for the first time, the UN-NGO office brought four sisters from Latin America to New York to participate in the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development, February 11-15, 2019.  This year’s theme was “Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies.” (more…)



CSocD Brings Sisters from Across Latin America to UN

In February 2019, the Congregations of St. Joseph at the United Nations NGO invited four Sisters of St. Joseph from Latin America to participate in the 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD). This year’s priority theme was “Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies.” Throughout the event, the UN focused on the emerging issues of “empowerment of people affected by natural and human-made disasters to reduce inequality: Addressing the differential impact on persons with disabilities, older persons and youth.” (more…)