Sheila Smith rscj and Anne Corry rscj attended the UN Fifth Thematic Consultation on the Global Compact on Migration, which was held in Vienna on 5th September 2017.
Sacred Heart at the UN
In 2014, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan accredited Sapporo Sacred Heart as one of 56 Super Global High (SGH) schools in Japan. As a part of the SGH program, ten students are chosen each year to participate in a study tour to New York.
Today we launch the joint newsletter of JPIC International and the UN-NGO.
General Chapter 2016 calls Religious of the Sacred Heart "to reach new frontiers." This includes the responsibility to educate for transformation that impels human beings to care for the earth.
The Cor Unum International English Speaking Novitiate community traveled from Chicago to New York City in order to attend the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
Sunday 12th March 2017 was an exciting day for the Cor Unum International English Speaking Novitiate Community. They traveled from Chicago to New York City in order to attend the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
This month, December 2016, there are two new documents on our UN-NGO website.
The Society of the Sacred Heart has written its first intervention," Children as Agents of Social Transformation for a Sustainable Future," to the Commission for Social Development of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
After three years of review by the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and lobby on our part, the Society of the Sacred Heart has been granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the United Nations (UN).