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  • UU-UNO Women's Initiative in Light of International Human Rights Day

    [gallery type="rectangular" ids="7187,7188,7189,7190"] CSW59 Image Retrieved from UN Women My name is Nazli, and I am the Women's Initiative intern here at the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO). As part of our series of posts on International Human Rights Day...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 12/11/2014
  • International Human Rights Day at the UU-UNO

    Adapted from original image by Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken Every year on December 10th, the world observes International Human Rights Day. Since 1950, this has been an occasion for people around the world to acknowledge and celebrate the fundamental rights that we all...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 12/10/2014
  • A Recap of the International Human Rights Work at the UU-UNO in 2014

    December 10th is International Human Rights Day . Guided by our principles, Unitarian Universalists are called to advocate for international human rights; to be a voice for the voiceless by promoting the inherent worth and dignity of all living things. Our Unitarian...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 12/10/2014
  • The God Wound

    by EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Rev. Tet Gallardo, minister of the Bicutan UU Church in Manila (Philippines), reflects on the challenging process of healing, grappling with doubt, the relativity of certainty, and resiliency in the face of natural disaster. The...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 12/8/2014
  • Social Entrepreneurs Challenge: International Bridges to Justice

    This guest blog post comes from Lara Fuchs, an MDiv student at Meadville Lombard Theological School working towards becoming a UU minister. She is also President of the UU's of Basel (Switzerland), Secretary of the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists' Executive...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 12/3/2014
  • Shape the Global U/U Story: Participate in #GivingtUUsday

    In the United States, we have one day for giving thanks, two days for getting deals; now, globally, we have a day for giving back: #GivingTuesday. On Tuesday, December 2nd, families, students, community centers, businesses, and charities around the world come together for the...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 12/2/2014
  • UU-UNO Fall Fundraiser 2014

    The Unitarian Universalists United Nations Office held its third Annual Fall Fundraiser on November 5th, 2014, at the Fourth Unitarian Universalist Society. An enchanting architectural structure located in the Upper West Side of NYC, with a Central Park view and a rustic feeling...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 11/14/2014
  • UU United Nations Office: Join Us for Our Fall Fundraiser!

    [gallery type="rectangular" ids="6933,6932"] This November, the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office invites you to be part of its fall fundraiser: “Celebrating the Inter-Connected Web of Life.” Featuring a silent auction, food, music, and more, the event will honor Rev...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 10/15/2014
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  • UU Basel Joins Hands with OnePeople

    Lorraine Rytz-Thériault, of the Unitarian Universalists of Basel, Switzerland, shares the following update from the fellowship's social action program. UU Basel's Social Action program is still young in the making, yet strong in its conviction in supporting causes that align...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 10/10/2014
  • The People's Climate March

    UU-UN Office reflections from the historic People's Climate March Sunday September 20, 2014. "The People’s Climate March on September 21st, 2014 brought together people of all identities from around the world. What struck me the most about this march was the boundless positive...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 9/26/2014
  • A Seminarian’s Experience at Tsubaki Grand Shrine

    Ranwa Hammamy is a UU seminarian & 2015 M.Div candidate at Union Theological Seminary. In September 2014 she was the recipient of the UUA’s Tsubaki Grand Shrine Scholarship . Tsubaki Grand Shrine is an ancient Shinto shrine in Suzuka, Japan, and an historic interfaith...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 9/15/2014
  • Interfaith Dialogue for Human Rights

    Abby McBride is a youth representative for the UU-UNO. She attends Lehigh University and is pursuing a a degree in International Relations. She is a blogger and manager for The Assembly . Religion tends to have a bad rap in the media. When people think of zealous religious...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 9/10/2014
  • Through Eyes That Have Cried

    Rev. Colin Bossen , a Unitarian Universalist Minister and PhD candidate at Harvard University, shares the following abridged version of a sermon originally preached at the First Parish in Lexington on August 17, 2014. by ndlon NDLON delegation in El Salvador, July 2014 The...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 9/3/2014
  • 34th IARF World Congress Recap

    [gallery type="rectangular" ids="6787,6788,6790,6791,6792,6793,6794,6795,6796,6797,6798,6799,6800"] From August 24-27, the International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF) held its 34th World Congress in Birmingham, UK. A quadrennial event, this year's theme was "...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 8/29/2014
  • My Summer with the UU-UNO

    [gallery type="rectangular" ids="6766,6769,6767,6764,6765,6768"] Hi everyone, Like my fellow intern Zandy , today marks my last day as an intern with the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office. Through the last ten weeks with the office I have had such an amazing...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 8/26/2014
  • Nine Weeks in the Life of a UU-UNO Women's Program Intern

    Hi, my name is Alexandra “Zandy” Stovicek and this is my last week as the intern in charge of the Women’s Initiative for Security and Peacebuilding (WISP) in the Unitarian Universalist United Nations (UUUNO) office. I had an incredible time getting to know my office supervisors...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 8/19/2014
  • Giving, Receiving, Sharing: God Particles

    The Remonstrant church in the Netherlands - a century-long liberal religious partner of the UUA - is embarking on an innovative ministry called 'Goddeeltjes' (God particles). They will be publishing 6 small spiritual booklets by church leaders about finding parts of God through...
    By Eric Cherry | 8/13/2014

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