GAZA: UN mission finds evidence of war crimes by both sides in Gaza conflict

The United Nations fact-finding mission on the Gaza conflict at the start of this year has found evidence that both Israeli forces and Palestinian militants committed serious war crimes and breaches of humanitarian law, which may amount to crimes against humanity.

United Nations publishes Millennium Development Goals Report 2009

More than halfway to the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), major advances in the fight against poverty and hunger have begun to slow or even reverse as a result of the global economic and food crises, a progress report by the United Nations has found.

Dominicans address a written statement to the United Nations Human Rights Council's special session on Sri Lanka

The Dominican Delegation to the United Nation addresses a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council's special session on Sri Lanka.

Working with the UN Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society

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Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society is a new, user-friendly and authoritative publication on United Nations human rights bodies and mechanisms – explaining how they work and exploring the many important ways that civil society actors including NGOs can contribute to their work.

Who We Are

Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers) was created in 1998 by the
International Dominican Justice and Peace Commission and endorsed by the General Council
of the Order of Preachers as a permanent presence of the Order at the United Nations.
Dominicans for Justice and Peace is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization
dedicated to the promotion of justice and peace in the world and to the promotion and
protection of human rights for all, which is an integral element of the Order’s mission to
preach the Truth.

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