Angola : A Dominican friar meets with UN Secretary General

On the occasion of the UN Secretary General's visit to Angola, the Director General of Mosaiko, Father Júlio Candeeiro, took part in a meeting held in Luanda between the Secretary General and representatives of Angolan civil society.

Middle East : The diplomatic corps called to the Vatican

The Dominican Order joins the Pope's call to negociation to acheive peace in the region. In preparation for the day of fasting and prayer for peace and the vigil on Saturday with the Pope in St Peter's Square, the Secretary of State has scheduled a special briefing for all ambassadors accredited to the Holy See that will take place Thursday morning, 5 September.

Egypte : Préparer l'avenir?

Le Directeur de l'IDEO analyse les dernières évolutions de la situation en Egypte. Vivement préoccupés par les violences qui frappent les populations du pays, les Dominicains appellent toutes les parties en présence à retrouver le chemin du dialogue.

MEXICO : Alegaciones de Tortura sobre migrantes

Mexico : El Diocesis de Saltillo (Mexico) denuncia a las torturas en contra de los migrantes

The right to International Solidarity and the post 2015 UN Development Agenda

Dominicans welcomes the report of Ms. Virginia Dandan, the Independent Expert on International Solidarity and Human Rights, submitted at the 23rd regular session of the Human Rights

MEXICO : Second National March for Dignity. A Message from Fray Raul Vera Lopez, Dominican, Bishop of Saltillo

Message from Fray Raul Vera Lopez, OP, Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) at the occasion of the Second National March for Dignity organized by Mothers searching their disappeared sons or daughters and seeking justice.

To a Treaty prohibiting arms transfer in case of Human or Humanitarian violations ?

Archbishop Francis Chullikatt, Holy See permanent observer to the United Nations in New York, issued a statement calling for the adoption of a treaty banning the transfer of arms when violations of humanitarian or human rights are taking place. The statement was read during the Final Conference of the UN's Arms Trade Treaty, which is taking place in New York until 28 March.

In his message, the unucio urged “delegations to work together in a consensual manner in order to achieve a historic treaty to control the international trade in arms.” He recalled that, since the start of negotiations, the Holy See has called for “a strong, effective and credible Arms Trade Treaty which will have a real and lasting impact on all people longing to live in a more secure and safe world”.

Responsible Juvenile Justice : Dominicans calls the UN and Member States to take action

The administration of juvenile justice in many countries faces various challenges, including punitive approach negative impacts as well as lack of quantitative and qualitative indicators to measure, evaluate and monitor progress made. Dominicans call the UN and Member States to take action.

México : Contribución de los Dominicos ante la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

Contribuion de los Dominicos y de las organizaciones de la sociedad civil entregada a los comisionados, durante la audiencia Situación General de los Derechos Humanos en México ante la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos.

Pediatric HIV prevention/treatment and social determinants of health

Population health outcomes, in fact, are significantly influenced by complex, integrated and overlapping social structures and economic systems identified as “social determinants of health”. What is the impact of public policies on children suffering from HIV-AIDS? Read the Written statement made by the Dominicans, togather with Caritas Internationalis and several other organizations.

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