News tagged "UN"

Israel-Palestine: Pax Christi International signs onto open letter calling UN to publish database of businesses active in Israeli settlements

On Tuesday, 27 November 2018, Pax Christi International joined 99 Palestinian, regional, and international organisations in sending a joint open letter to the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights concerning the UN Database on business enterprises with activities related to Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)...

UN: Pax Christi International Co-President Marie Dennis to participate in panel on "Human Rights and Conflict Transformation"

On 11 December from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. in the second floor conference room at the Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, Pax Christi International's Co-President Marie Dennis will participate in a roundtable discussion on "Human Rights and Conflict Transformation: The role of faith-inspired organizations"...

United Nations: Pax Christi International welcomes new youth representative to UN team in New York

Pax Christi International has appointed a new UN youth representative at the UN in New York. Julia Maloof is a recent graduate from Johns Hopkins where she studied international development and sociology with a focus on global development research...

United Nations: Pax Christi International writes to UN Security Council members to ask for their support for nuclear disarmament

Pax Christi International has written letters to them to ask, as a member of the UN Security Council, to take advantage of this briefing to clearly and strongly reinforce the global norms against the use, possession and testing of all weapons of mass destruction, which includes the new UN treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons...

Pax Christi International holds side-event at UN discussing the latest draft of the nuclear weapons ban treaty

In today’s UN panel discussion on the nuclear weapons ban treaty text, ‘Is the Draft up to the Task? Ethical, Humanitarian and Faith-based Assessments’, we discussed the human-centredness of the provisions of the draft text from 23 June...

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