New Frontiers: Volume 2, Issue 2 (March 2019)


Welcome back to our newsletter, New Frontiers!

This edition covers a six-month period of JPIC and UN-NGO activity.
  • The first article is an overview of the international JPIC meeting expressed in the closing remarks of Daphne Sequeira on behalf of the Central Team.

  • Next is an account by Yolanda Jiménez (JPIC Assistant in Rome) describing how the country of Italy is responding to the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). 

  • Then there are several reports of the various involvements at the UN through the NGO office such as the High Level Political Forum, the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the visitors to the UN and the work of the interns.

  • There is an account of the Laudato Si conference that took place in The Vatican, and a more recent conference on Religions and SDGs.

  • We also offer some resources for your interest.

  • And lastly, a beautiful tribute to the late Kofi Annan(former Secretary General of the UN) written by Solome Najjuka rscj.

Sheila Smith rscj and Anne Corry rscj