Posts Tagged: libya

Three prayer concerns – May 1

In addition to the joys and concerns that are on your heart, the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations suggests prayers for: LibyaPrayers for people of Libya as they struggle to find nonviolent, positive, and constructive ways to express themselves in the midst of armed attacks on their governmental infrastructure. The situation at Guantanamo Bay… Read more »

United Nations General Assembly is underway

The United Nations General Assembly continued today.  United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook met with religious leaders to dialouge about her work within the Obama administration.  I had the pleasure to meet with Ambassador Johnson Cook today.  The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations looks forward to working closely… Read more »

The International Criminal Court

Although still not a member, the US is now an engaged participant in the International Criminal Court (ICC). Over the past year, the Obama administration has continued to send representatives to ICC meetings and make public statements backing the work of the Court. The US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues also recently reaffirmed that the… Read more »

What do we do?

We ansered that question on Friday for a group from First Presbyterian Church in Bloomington, Indiana. At the end of a long day, at the end of a long week, the group arrived at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United…

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Libya, Madagascar, Colombia, Japan

The UN Security Council has acted on Libya: Security Council authorizes ‘all necessary measures’ to protect civilians in Libya Madagascar remains plagued by political uncertainty: Madagascar still mired in crisis 2 years after coup Violence continues to displace people in…

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Advocacy resources on Libya and Côte d’Ivoire

Reports from Libya and Côte d’Ivoire tell of violence and displacement. Ecumenical Women at the United Nations — an international coalition of church denominations and ecumenical organizations, including the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) — has developed tools to encourage women and…

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From the UN News Centre – 10 March 2011

Here are some of the top stories on the United Nations News Centre on 10 March 2011: Somalia: Security Council calls on world to step up supplies for African peace force UN rights chief denounces violence against journalists by Libyan…

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A prayer for North Africa

God of heaven and earth, hear our prayers for our sisters and brothers that are standing up and calling for justice and peace on the northern coast of Africa. Every day we hear of yet another demonstration; and of another,…

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Prayers for a Saturday morning . . .

and other times . . . Pray for the people of . . . Yemen, Bahrain, Jordan, Libya and other countries who call for change . . . Uganda who are vote . . . Palestine and Israel who stand…

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