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United Nations Geneva

WUCWO's activities at the UN Geneva, June 2016 - May 2017

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UN Geneva (3 representatives)


  • WUCWO was co-sponsor of the side event for the presentation of Amoris Laetitia by the Mission of the Holy See, in Geneva. WUCWO Secretary General, María Lía Zervino, opened the dialogue.
  • Contacts with participants at Human Rights Council during the three annual Sessions.
  • WUCWO continues with its participation in the NGO Forum of Catholic Inspiration.
  • It also carries out the coordination of the Working Group on the Family, as part of the Forum.
  • WUCWO has co-signed 9 statements of other Catholic NGOs.
  • Daniela Castella, who is a WUCWO representative, participated in the parallel event "Joy of Love".
  • She attended to the Biannual Meeting with Mr Moller, Director-General of the UN of Geneva with NGOs.

She also attended the Special Event, “Integral Human Development: Transforming Our World: The Holy See and the 2030 Agenda”, organised by the Permanent Observer with a presentation by HE Cardinal Peter Turkson.