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Global Partnership
The United Nations

The Order of Preachers (Dominicans) around the world has a permanent presence at the United Nations in New York through the Dominican Leadership Conference, and in Geneva through Dominicans for Justice and Peace. Our presence at the UN is part of our mission of collaboration in preaching the Gospel… the gospel of peace.

Learn more about our presence in Geneva and New York

We pledge to:
Encourage participation of Dominicans in the UN and connect with our
representatives in Geneva and New York;
Participate in UN activities and educational opportunities;
Encourage the U.S. to honor its international agreements and cooperate in the
international community.

Things you can do:

KNOW what the Millenium Development Goals are and encourage your own congregation or province to incorporate them into their own justice and peace goals.

What are the Millenium Development Goals?

The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by the target date of 2015 – form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all the world’s leading development institutions. LEARN MORE

The Earth Charter
... is a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society for the 21st century. Created by the largest global consultation process ever associated with an international declaration, endorsed by thousands of organizations representing millions of individuals, the Earth Charter seeks to inspire in all peoples a sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the human family and the larger living world. READ MORE

UN Study Reveals Scale of Violence Against Children

Much violence against children remains hidden and is often socially approved, according to a UN Study on Violence against Children. Read the report. (pdf)

Dominicans add their voice to concerns over crisis in Darfur.

The special session of the Human Rights Council on Darfur heard a series of statements by non-governmental organizations expressing concern about the grave violations of human rights and humanitarian law in Darfur. READ MORE

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