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#JusticiaParaBerta

#JusticiaParaBerta

Reprinted article seeking justice for feminist and indigenous woman Berta Caceres.

TOU Statement on Human Right to Food at UN Human Rights Council

TOU Statement on Human Right to Food at UN Human Rights Council

In collaboration with the Mining Working Group and Franciscans International, the Temple of Understanding is honored to contribute a statement on the Human Right to Food for the thirty-first session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Special thanks to Sylvia Rossini for delivering the statement, entitled “Human Rights: Foreign Debt and the Right to Food.”

Harvard Launches Free Online Class To Promote Religious Literacy

Harvard Launches Free Online Class To Promote Religious Literacy

To combat this illiteracy, Moore and five other religion professors from Harvard University, Harvard Divinity School and Wellesley College are kicking off a free, online series on world religions open to the masses. The courses are being offered via an online learning platform called edX, which Harvard University launched with Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012.

Interfaith Service at UN CSW, 3/18/16

Interfaith Service at UN CSW, 3/18/16

The Temple of Understanding is a co-sponsor and organizing partner of the “Interfaith Service of Remembrance and Gratitude” which was held Friday, March 18th in the Chapel of the Church Center for the United Nations as part of the 2016 Commission on the Status of Women.

Comments on the 2015 Paris Climate Talks

Comments on the 2015 Paris Climate Talks

While the outcome of the climate talks in Paris are considered generally successful, there’s some dismay among the NGOs about overly positive agreements which wash over some serious critiques.

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