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A political scientist, academic, writer, and diplomat, Bunche took part in planning for the creation of the United Nations. He was an adviser to the U.S. delegation for the "Charter Conference" of the United Nations held in 1945. He took part in drafting the UN Charter. Along with Eleanor Roosevelt, Bunche played a key role in the creation and adoption of the Universal Declaration of ...
The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations joins colleagues today recognizing the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, and conveyed the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s statement on the Commemoration. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) issued the following statement to the United Nations community:
Statement by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, January 27, 2013
The United Nations recognizes 27 January as the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.
The Presbyterian Church ...
O Little Town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie;
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by.
A Simultaneous Service from
Washington National Cathedral
The Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church
In Bethlehem, Palestine
Saturday, December 22, 2012
10:00 AM EST in Washington, DC
5:00 PM in Bethlehem
Join live on-line
Wherever you are in the world, you are invited to come to Bethlehem to worship Christ, the newborn King! The service will be broadcast live at 10:00 AM EST at the National Cathedral's website, so that people everywhere can tune in ...
Today, the United Nations General Assembly grants Palestine non-member observer State status at UN. The vote passed with 138 members voting in favor, 9 against, and the remaining abstaining.
I had the unique opportunity to spend the day starting with the Committee on the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People and then with the UN General Assembly for the vote.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) was recognized as a leader on Israel-Palestine peace and justice issues.
Below is a story from UN News Service:
29 November 2012 – The General Assembly today voted to grant Palestine non-member observer State status ...
The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed by the United Nations on or around 29 November each year, in accordance with mandates given by the UN General Assembly in its resolutions 32/40 B of 2 December 1977, 34/65 D of 12 December 1979, and subsequent resolutions adopted by the UN General Assembly on the question of Palestine.