On Friday, October 10, the Nobel Prize Committee recognized Malala Yousafzai for her courageous advocacy on behalf of girl’s education. It was particularly compelling that the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a girl on the day that we at the UN celebrated the third annual Inter
On Sunday, September 21st, about 400,000 people, including Loretto sisters, co-members, volunteers and friends, gathered in New York City to demand climate justice at the People’s Climate March. It was a spirited day – a chance for ordinary citizens to come together and remind
On September 23, 2014, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will host the Climate Summit at UN Headquarters in New York. The Summit will engage heads of state, leaders of finance, business and civil society and local leaders from public and private sectors to promote climate
2013-2014 has been an eventful year for Loretto’s NGO at the United Nations! Check out some of the highlights from our year of “working for justice and peace” together – from the opening of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly in September 2013 to today.