promotes participation and dialogue at all levels,

from the grassroots to the global,

as a means of responding to the great questions of our era.

We are restless for justice, peace, and a better world.

What consoles us in this human society,

so full of errors and hardships, except unfeigned faith

and the mutual love of good and true friends?

(St. Augustine, The City of God XIX, 8)


¿Por qué los Agustinos están en las Naciones Unidas?

LOS AGUSTINOS ESTAMOS EN LAS NACIONES UNIDAS: AHÍ ES DONDE NOS PERTENECEMOS (Reflexión por P. Juan Paul Szura, OSA; traducción por M. Elena del Collado, Cuernavaca)  Los agustinos participamos en las Naciones Unidas (ONU) como una organización no gubernamental (ONG). Hemos llevado a cabo un servicio en las Naciones Unidas, como ha ocurrido con otros Read MoreRead More »

Why are the Augustinians at the United Nations?

AUGUSTINIANS ARE AT THE UNITED NATIONS:  THAT IS WHERE WE BELONG Augustinians are associated with the United Nations as a Nongovernmental Organization (NGO). We took on UN ministry as have other religious institutes of men and women like Franciscans, Dominicans and Carmelites. Other Christian communions including Lutherans, Methodists and Quakers and faith communities of Jewish, Read MoreRead More »

Women's Economic Empowerment (CSW61)

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) took place at the UN in New York on March 13-24, 2017. The theme of the event was Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work.  The Commission is one of the largest annual gathering of global leaders, NGOs, private sector actors, United Nations partners and Read MoreRead More »

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