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  • Sr Vic-Vic at the Nano Nagle Childcare and Learning Center Graduation, The Philippines
  • Novices in India perform a Sacred dance
  • IPA side event during UN Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 2017
  • Sr Terry and children planting at the Garden of Oneness in Zambia
  • Sr Shalini marching for the poor and marginalised in New Delhi, India
  • Sr Teresa helping a patient in a local hospital in Nuneaton, England
  • IPLMM and Nano Nagle Commission Meeting in New Zealand
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Significant dates in May

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09/05/2017

11 May
Feast of Our Lady of Fátima

2017 is the centenary year of this well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church.
http://bit.ly/2pvv38t


15 May
UN International Day of Families

2017 Theme: “Families, education and well-being”. It highlights the importance of caregivers and focusses on good practices for work-family balance. It also links with the SDGs, in particular 3: Good health and Well-Being, 4: Quality Education and 8: Decent work and Economic Growth.
https://www.un.org/development/desa/family/international-day-of-families/idf2017.html

17 May
World Telecommunications & Information Society Day

To help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.
The 2017 theme, "Big Data for Big Impact," aims to explore how to turn imperfect, complex, often unstructured data into actionable information in a development context. A good example of this is the infographics and resources generated for the Sustainable Development Goals.
http://www.un.org/en/events/telecommunicationday/

 

21 May
World Day for Cultural Diversity & Dialogue

Cultural diversity is a driving force of development, not only with respect to economic growth, but also as a means of leading a more fulfilling intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual life.
http://www.un.org/en/events/culturaldiversityday/tenthings.shtml


 

22 May
UN International Day for Biological Diversity

The theme of Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism has been chosen for 2017 to coincide with the observance of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development as proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly.
https://www.cbd.int/idb/

 

29 May
UN International Day of Peacekeepers

"On this International Day of International Day of UN Peacekeepers, we honour our heroes – the more than one million men and women who have served under the UN flag with pride, distinction and courage since the first deployment in 1948. And we pay our highest tribute to the more than 3,400 peacekeepers who have lost their lives while in service during that period." 
                                                                                        former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon

The day was established to:

  • Honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace; 
  • Pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in UN peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication and courage.
    http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/operations/pkday.shtml

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