The Congregations of St. Joseph NGO Launches #SistersForSocialFloors

By: Kristen Whitney Daniels

Every year the Commission on Social Development (CSocD) meets at the United Nations in New York and acts as the “advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development,” according to their website. The 2019 meeting — which will take place from February 11-21 — has as priority theme to “address inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage, and social protection policies.” (more…)

Participants at the "Migrant Workers: An Asia-Pacific Experience,"

Conference Focuses on Migrant Workers in Asia

By: Sr. Justine Gitanjali Senapati

Participants gathered from September 9-11, 2018 at the Don Bosco Provincial House in New Delhi, India to discuss the joys, hopes, and aspirations, along with the sorrow and anguish, of the world’s 250 million migrants — 19 million of whom are internally displaced (IDP) in Asia alone. (more…)

Secretary-General António Guterres (on screen) addresses the closing session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. (United Nations)