Environemental issuesDominican sister walking amidst the aftermath of a bomb attack in IraqDominican friar in Columbia talking to womanFlags at the United NationsThe rights of Indigenous people

Developing a sense of human responsibility for a healthy environment

Promoting freedom of religion.

Dominican sister after an anti-Christian bombing in Iraq.

Fighting extreme poverty

Dominican friar working at community development in Columbia

Preaching to the Nations

Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), in Special ECOSOC consultative status with the United Nations

Dominican friar working with the Indigenous communities in the jungles of Peru

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Nuevos elementos sobre la situación des los Derechos Humanos en Syria

Professor Sergio Pinheiro, President of the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria delivered an additional "oral update" of his report to the Human Rights Council. The update pointed violence and killings targeting people because of their belonging to religious or ethnic communities. Dominicans recalls their very firm position against any kind of sectarian violence and call all parties to respect civilians populations.

Rio + 20 Conferencia de la ONU sobre el Desarrollo sustenible

Rio+20, taking place this month in Rio de Janeiro, aims to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assess progress made and remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development, and address new and emerging challenges. In a unique decision, the UN has invited all stakeholders (governments, intergovernmental agencies, and civil society) to contribute to a working document as the basis for the outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, also known as Rio+20.

Nuevo sitio Internet para los Dominicos ante las Naciones Unidas

Discover the new version of the Websitethe Webmaster just released for our Permanent Delegation to the United Nations.

Working for the common good and especialy for the weakest, the mission of the Delegation is to act as a relay of the preaching of members of the Dominican family to the Nations.

Known by the UN as "Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), the Delegation is a service of the General Curia of the Order of Preachers. If you want some updated informations about our actions and preocupations, go to our Facebook page "Ordo Praedicatorum Delegation to the United Nations".

fr. Olivier Poquillon o.p.

Permanent Delegate of the Order to the United Nations

Implementar el Derrcho al Desarollo

Orall statement on the contribution of the Delegation of the Dominican Order together with the working group on Right to Development within the Forum of Catholic-Inspired NGOs-Geneva for the consultation on the criteria and sub-criteria for the implementation of the Right to development at the 13th United Nations' Intergovernmental Working Group on Right to Development.

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