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Geneva: CINGO joins the Ecumenical Prayer for Peace in Syria

Holy Mass for Peace, on the occasion of  Ecumenical Prayer between the Pope and Lutherans in Sweden

31 October 2016, Catholic Cathedral of Geneva

Invitation Messe pour la Syrie 1On the 31st of October, Pope Francis joined many people from all over the world in order to celebrate the ecumenical developments between the Catholic and Lutheran churches. The event has been held between Lund and Malmö, in southern Sweden and the main topic has been "Together in hope".
In order to support this initiative, the Forum of the Catholic Inspired NGOs in Geneva (CINGO) and the Catholic center of Studies of Geneva organized a Mass at the Cathedral of Geneva. The event has been the occasion to especially pray for peace in Syria. It has been celebrated by HE Mons. Ivan Jurkovic, Apostolic Nuncio at the Permanent Observatory of the Holy See at the UN in Geneva.

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Geneva: New Humanity recommends approval of the Human Rights Declaration on Right to Peace

New Humanity's commitment towards approval of A/RHC/RES/32/28

joint letter Right to peaceAssociazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII, IADL, the Japanese Committee for the Human Right to Peace and UNOY have signed a letter to the Ambassadors for the UN Delegations in New York, reccommending to vote favorably on the Human Rights Declaration on the Right to Peace (A/RHC/RES/32/28) that should be adopted in the Third Committee of the ongoing 71th General Assembly.
Jorge M. Dias Ferreira - the main representative of New Humanity at the UN in Geneva - signed this letter as well.
The resolution would follow upon the Declaration for the Right of Peace that was approved last July 1st by the UN Council of Human Rights in Geneva.

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Geneva: Question-Intervention to Promote New Policies for Families

Parallel Event on Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation: Joy of Love

23 June 2016, Palais des Nations

New Humanity at Amoris Laetitia in GenevaHow much the Inter-religious Dialogue can contribute on protecting and promoting the values pointed out by Pope Francis, in particularly those concerning Family Policies and those concerning the challenges that Family has to face today all over the world?
This question has been posed by Mr. Jorge M. Dias Ferreira - coordinator of the Catholinc Inspired NGO (CINGO)  Forum and Main Representative of New Humanity in Geneva -during the Parallel event organised by the Pontifical Council for the Family and the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See.

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Geneva: Dr. Ferreira about the Role of the Catholic Church at the UN

Intervention During the Meeting of the Youth Responsibles of IIMGA NGO

Geneva, 18 June 2016, 14h30' – 16h30'

Ferreira coordinator CINGOJorge M. Dias Ferreira, main representative of New Humanity in Geneva, reflected about the role of the Catholic Church at the United Nations in Geneva with the Youth Responsibles of the salesian IIMGA NGO. It has been the occasion to speak also about his persona experience to the 10 participants from Mexico, Costa Rica, Spain, Philippines and Italy.
"It was a totally positive meeting - reported Dr. Ferreira at the end of this meeting - I was really impressed by the quality of their listening, by their attentive participation and by their engagement. They are indeed daily facing so complicate concrete situations in their own Countries, mainly those from Latin America.

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Geneva: N.H. set 3 priorities for the 32nd Human Rights Council

1) Migrants, 2) Right to Solidarity, 3) Right to Development

32nd Oridnary Session of the UN Human Rights Council, 13 June- 1 July 2016

Declarations at the 32 council of Human RightsNew Humanity and the other catholic inspired NGOs in Geneva (CINGO) presented on several occasions their priorities during the current Ordinary Session of the Human Rights Council. They signed a jointly Statement "Towards a Right for International Solidarity" and a Statement in order to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development.

Moreover, H.E. Archibishop Ivan Jurkovic, Permanent Representative of the Holy See in Geneva, presented an Oral Statement about Migrants.

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