United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Episcopalians have long been a part of the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW).

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March 5, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 61st session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York City March 13 to March 24 will gather women and girls, men and boys from the Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion....

February 21, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe.

Delegations from the Anglican Communion and the Mothers’ Union will...

November 11, 2016

El Obispo presidente y primado Primate Michael Curry ha nombrado a la delegada provincial y a las delegadas  denominacionales para representar a la Iglesia Episcopal en la  61ª. Sesión de la Comisión de Naciones Unidas sobre la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer (UNCSW, por su sigla en...

November 11, 2016

Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has named the provincial delegate and churchwide delegates to represent the Episcopal Church at the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City, NY, March 13-24, 2017.

The provincial delegate and...

August 21, 2016

Bulletin inserts for Aug. 28, the fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, explain the application process for Episcopal delegates to the March 2017 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

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August 1, 2016

Applications are being accepted for a provincial delegate and up to 20 churchwide delegates to represent the Episcopal Church at the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City, NY, March 13-24, 2017.

The provincial delegate and the...

August 1, 2016

Se están aceptando solicitudes para un delegado provincial y hasta 20 delegados de toda la iglesia para representar a la Iglesia Episcopal en la 61ª Sesión de la Comisión de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Condición de la Mujer (UNCSW) en la ciudad de Nueva York, N Y, del 13 al 24 de marzo del...

April 5, 2016

By: Erin Morey, Diocese of Pittsburgh

I am honored to have served as one of the Episcopal Church's delegates to United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in both 2015 and 2016. 2015 marked the 20th anniversary of the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a global resolution and agenda intended to end gender...

March 21, 2016

By: The Rev. Margaret Rose

How wonderful to gather with you today as the 60th [session of the] UNCSW begins. Voices of faith have long been heard alongside member states working together for the empowerment of women and children and men. The history for some of us in this room began with Beijing and even more in earnest...

March 17, 2016

 

[Episcopal News Service] “The key to eradicating most poverty on the planet, aside from programs that help, aside from economic development, which is all obvious, the key is to be found in women,” said Presiding Bishop Michael Curry in a March 17 sermon preached in honor of the...

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