Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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Vanuatu achieves important milestone

Vanuatu has graduated from the United Nations' official list of Least Developed Countries.

Avondale students attend United Nations symposium

Service learning experience provided a point of difference for 13 students from Avondale College of Higher Education who recently attended a United Nations symposium in Thailand.

Adventist leader discusses sexuality with UN

Dr Ganoune Diop, the top religious freedom advocate of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, spoke to a high-level United Nations conference about the various views of human sexuality in light of the Bible’s teachings.

When politics is no longer an excuse

The drawing shown above is disturbing. What’s more disturbing is it was created by a seven-year-old. There are times when human need should take precedence over politics.

Wilson holds first meeting with UN chief

United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon expressed concerns about growing religious intolerance worldwide during a private meeting with Adventist Church leader Dr Ted Wilson, and he invited the Church to work with the UN in helping people.

Schools slowly reopen in Ebola-hit Liberia

Many Liberian schools reopened last week after a seven-month closure due to the Ebola virus, but only one of the Adventist Church’s 24 schools joined them because of stringent new requirements involving washing stations and chlorine.

UN event boosts exposure of Adventist NGO

The Adventist-affiliated group AIDLR got a welcomed boost in visibility this month by organising its first event at the United Nations office in Geneva, organisers said.

WATCH: Health concerns for Pacific residents

United Nations food and agriculture experts say the health of Pacific islanders is declining, as they neglect local produce in favour of imported processed foods.

Shining a light of hope for Syria

In response to the ongoing crisis in Syria, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia is renewing its appeal for support for those affected by the civil war.

The great tragedy of this century

“Syria has become the great tragedy of this century—a disgraceful humanitarian calamity with suffering and displacement unparalleled in recent history."
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