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    Mon, 6 Apr 2020
    blogThe UN SDGs Are Important Now More Than Ever:...

      The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the UN Global Goals, were established in 2015 to guide the world in creating a better future for all, with the intention of “leaving no one behind’. There are 17 SDGs that cover a myriad of issue areas and provide an urgent call to... more...

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    Thu, 26 Mar 2020
    blogRemembering the Legacy of Slavery at the United...

    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   March 25th is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery... more...

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    Mon, 16 Mar 2020
    blogWomen of Faith Leading by Example in Global...

        “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.” – James 3:17-18 (Bible NIV)   Faith leaders bring people together. This... more...

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    Fri, 6 Mar 2020
    blogThe Power of Using Your Voice to Advocate for...

    Photo of Queen Mother, A Global Ambassador for Africa to the United Nations & Women’s Rights Icon “I do not have a gun, but I have a voice.” – Dr. Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate & Activist On March 6th, the global community at the United Nations celebrated women around the world for International... more...

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    Thu, 5 Mar 2020
    blog When Disaster Strikes – Who Is There to Help?

    International Relief Efforts in the Caribbean and Around the World     On February 24th the Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations hosted an event on global disaster relief where representatives from several international organizations shared best practices and projects happening around the... more...

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    Fri, 28 Feb 2020
    blogHow Do We Make the Fight for Gender Equality More...

      “Engaging women is the key to sustainable peace.” – Soon-Young Yoon, International Alliance of Women Focusing on women and their capacity to initiate and maintain peace in their family, communities and around the world is crucial to achieving lasting peace. During the latest NGO CSW monthly meeting, Soon... more...

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    Tue, 18 Feb 2020
    blog 58th Commission for Social Development

    Our organization’s engagement with the United Nations serves to enhance and bolster our deep commitment to global peacemaking, social justice and advocacy for the world’s most vulnerable populations. For the 58th Commission for Social Development at the United Nations, Intersections International staffer, Jude Wetherell,... more...

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    Wed, 5 Feb 2020
    blogWorld Interfaith Harmony Week: The Role of...

    “Don’t remain passive. Speak out! Speak out!” – Adama Dieng, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, reflecting on his work and the need to always speak out against injustice. To commemorate World Interfaith Harmony Week, Intersections participated in an event at... more...

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    Thu, 16 Jan 2020
    blogAchieving Gender Equality and Furthering...

    Intersections remains staunchly committed to gender equality and the safety, wellbeing and freedom of women and girls; this is critical to our global peacemaking work. On January 16th, Rachel McCave, Intersections Program and Administrative Associate participated in a lively discussion at NGO CSW on how organizations and individuals... more...

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    Tue, 14 Jan 2020
    blogYear of Return to Ghana: An Homage to...

    What happens when a large group of individuals reconnect and trace their roots back hundreds of years to the exact same place where their ancestors once lived? Often, when we hear about ‘birthright’ trips, we may think of Israel and Judaism. But the 2019 Year of Return to Ghana aims to add a new perspective: African... more...

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