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Conference on promotion of human rights at the UN

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Thuesday, June 17, 2014 – On July 19, 2014, at 1:30 pm EDT, Michele Morek, OSU, the coordinator of UNANIMA International (UNANIMA), a non-governmental organization advocating at the United Nations, will discuss the topics of water, human trafficking and immigration.  Catholic sisters have been engaged for years in these three international issues.

Her 90-minute conference will be held in the chapel of the infirmary of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) in Longueuil, and will be webcast simultaneously in English and in French.

 

Three ways to attend the conference:

On-site presentation
Persons interested in attending the conference are asked to reserve their seat by contacting Josée Lareau at (450) 651-8104 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline to reserve is July 15th.

Live presentation through the webcast
The webcast of the live presentation will be available through both SNJM Congregation Ustream channels (French and English). A few days prior to the event, the direct links will be communicated.

Taped presentation
The webcast will remain available online for a 3-week period after the conference.

About UNANIMA International
UNANIMA International is a coalition of 22 religious communities which advocates at the UN for the improvement of the economic and social conditions of all peoples. Its members carry out various humanitarian projects on all continents. Through UNANIMA, marginalized persons are brought to the UN and given access to participation in intergovernmental policy debates. The UNANIMA offices are conveniently located in New York, near the United Nations Headquarters. http://www.unanima-international.org

About the SNJMs
A founding member of UNANIMA, the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary is an international institute of Catholic women religious, and their affiliated associates and lay consecrated women. Founded in 1843 in Longueuil, Quebec, the congregation carries out its mission of education and is present in both North and South America and in Africa. www.snjm.org

Information: Josée Lareau (450) 651-8104 ext. 1305

 

* Sister Michel Morek, Coalition Coordinator for Unanima International (right) with Sister Jan O'Neil at the United Nations.

 

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