Sexual violence : What next after adoption of Res.1888 by the UN Security Council?

Sexual Violence as a War Tactic - Security Council Resolution 1888: Next Steps - "When implemented, resolution 1888 will equip the UN system with an arsenal of measures to combat sexual violence ..."

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)

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

United Nations declares access to clean water and sanitation is a human right

United Nations' General Assembly declares access to clean water and sanitation is a human right : a major improvement for billions of human being

Le Secrétaire général « choqué » par l'attaque d'un convoi d'aide pour Gaza

Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, s'est dit aujourd'hui « choqué » par le raid meurtrier lancé par l'armée israélienne contre une flottille de bateaux chargée d'aide humanitaire à destination de Gaza

Accès à l'eau potable : Contribuez au questionnaire

L'experte indépendante des Nations Unies sur l'accès à l'eau potable et l'assainissement lance un nouveau questionnaires sur les bonnes pratiques à mettre en œuvre en la matière.

Extreme poverty - Dominicans calls 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 principals

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)


Fighting for Freedom of Religion or Belief

Dominicans commend the work of the Special Reporter on Freedom of Religion or Belief and highlight preoccupying situation of minorities in Pakistan