The Salvation Army International Social Justice Commission (ISJC) actively participated in the proceedings of the United Nations (UN) 72nd General Assembly Sept. 12–25 in New York City. ISJC members attended meetings and assemblies in the UN building and at the Church
Past success calls for further work in seeking justice By Robert Docter - The Salvation Army’s mission statement—“…to meet human needs in his name without discrimination”—is evident in The Salvation Army International Social Justice Commission’s (ISJC) recent reports: “Go and Do
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals call for an end to poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030. Why? More than 700 million people still live in extreme poverty and are struggling to fulfill the most basic needs like health, education, and
A universal agenda to leave no one behind Each fall the United Nations brings together 193 member-state leaders for its annual General Assembly in New York City to discuss global initiatives, issues and policies. This year, as the UN marks its
New ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ renew focus on eradicating poverty Leaders of the 193 Member States of the United Nations (UN) formally adopted a new sustainable development agenda at the Sustainable Development Summit Sept. 25-27 at UN headquarters in New York City.