Posts Tagged: twitter

Orange Your Neighbourhood – End Violence against Women and Girls Now

adapted from an email sent by UN Women’s Civil Society Section. November 25 is the International Day to End Violence against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign! As you may know, this year’s UN celebrations will take place under the theme “Orange Your Neighbourhood – End Violence… Read more »

#WorldRefugeeDay Tweetathon: Wednesday, June 20th

@presbyun is participating. Will you Presbyterian Disaster Assistance provides aid to refugees and displaced persons on behalf of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). On Wednesday, June 20th from 9 am to 9 pm EST, Blue Key supporters are taking over Twitter once again to support refugees! We want to encourage as many people as possible to take… 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 »

Tweeting away

The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations has joined (finally) the Twitter world. Follow us @PresbyUN

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Trees and Tweets for Peace

World Sunday for Peace – May 22 As the sun rises on Sunday 22 May Christians and churches across the world are being encouraged by the World Council of Churches (WCC) to celebrate God’s peace in their worship services, to…

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Planning team arrives

The planning team for the 2010 Peacemaking Seminar (Margaret Aymer, David Gambrell, Nancy Eng MacNeill, Emily McGinley, Dayna Oliver, Rich Pak, and Teresa Chavez Sauceda) arrived at Ghost Ranch Abiquiu this evening. Most of the team members flew to Albquerque…

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Three ways to follow Philippine election

Here are three sources of information on the election in the Philippines: Kodao Productions will provide daily press releases from the People’s International Observer Mission. They will also include unscreened tweets via Twitter. The Philippine Election Observation Team Facebook page…

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Observe the International Day of Peace

Here are some ways to observe the International Day of Peace: Pray Meditate Practice other spiritual disciplines Participate in the A Million Minutes for Peace campaign Participate in the WMD – We Must Disarm Initiative Light a candle Send the…

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Keep up with events in Iran

Here are a couple places to follow events in Iran: MSNBC is posting updates as is the BBC. Some of the best information appears to be coming from people in Iran who share their insights via social networking. Go to…

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