New developments of the human right to peace at the United Nations

Joint reply of 1795 NGO, including the Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), Civil Society Organizations and cities to the Advisory Committee questionnaire on elements for a draft declaration on the right to peace

Freedom of religion is a fundamental path to peace

Religious freedom is an issue of the utmost relevance, that is still subjected throughout the world to innumerable violations. At present, Christians are the religious group which suffers most from persecution because of their faith.

The Dominican Order strongly condemns massacre of Christians in Bagdad

Present in Iraq for centuries, the Dominican Order strongly condemns the massacre of Christians in Sayidat al-Najat's Church and call the Iraqi government to take its responsibilities in order to protect Christian minority

International solidarity and the right to peace

Human Rights Council
Fifteenth session
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development 

The human right to peace as part of the draft declaration on the right of peoples and individuals to international solidarity
(see attached for statement)

Les dominicains élisent un nouveau Maître de l'Ordre

Réunis en chapitre général à Rome, les Dominicains élisent le fr. Bruno Cadoré o.p. Maître de l'Ordre des Prêcheurs

Superior of the Dominican Order in Pakistan calling for HELP !!!

After devastating flood affected the country, fr. James Channan o.p. Prior of the Vice Province of Pakistan calls for help for victims

Flottille humanitaire - Les Dominicains appellent à la levée du blocus contre Gaza

A l'occasion de l'adoption d'une résolution sur l'attaque contre la flottille humanitaire de Gaza, les Dominicains et plusieurs organisations catholiques appellent à la levée du blocus et à la reprise des négociations

Draft Guiding Principles on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty

Promoting Draft Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty at the UN Social Forum 2010

Extreme poverty: Dominicans call the United Nations to action

The UN Social Forum : a unique opportunity for all stakeholders to examine on an equal footing priority issues related to the application of human rights principles in the eradication of poverty.

Extreme poverty: a new path to the adoption of Draft Guiding Principles

At the 15th Plenary session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Delegation of the Dominicans, together with other faith based organizations, advocates the adoption of Draft guiding principals on Extreme Poverty.

(see attachment for full statement)