On September 19, 2016, the UN General Assembly held the first ever UN High Level Meeting to Address Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants. Civil society organizations wrote a response and scorecard for the Summit’s outcome document called the “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants.”
Welcome to all in the Sacred Heart family – religious, students and faculties, coworkers and friends.
This page offers you information on our presence at the UN as a non-governmental organization (NGO) in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.
Making Human Rights Work for People Living in Extreme Poverty... is the title of a recent publication that aims to facilitate the implementing of the UN Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights by local actors.
18 December: International Migrants Day
1 - 7 February: World Interfaith Harmony Week
20 February: World Day of Social Justice
During my latter years in Kampala (UGK Province), I belonged to an interreligious/intercultural group for dialogue. It was during the wars which shook the country for so long. The group decided to have a ‘demonstration’ for peace, in the park located in the heart of the city, at rush hour one evening.
"We are approaching the end of the first year of implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. With its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the 2030 Agenda is a universal vision for peace, prosperity and dignity for all people on a healthy planet. Achieving this objective is inconceivable without fulfilling the mandate of SDG 1 to end poverty in all its forms..."