Special Reports

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions highlight programs that invest in food security, rural development

By at October 16, 2017 | 1:30 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions highlight programs that invest in food security, rural development

(MissionNewswire)  Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on Oct. 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Special Reports

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian teachers provide hope, education for more than 1 million poor youth around the globe

By at October 5, 2017 | 11:04 am

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian teachers provide hope, education for more than 1 million poor youth around the globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and many organizations around the globe in celebrating World Teachers’ Day. The day honors the vital role that teachers play in the lives of their students. The day also commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programming That Focuses on Education, Peace Building

By at August 12, 2017 | 11:16 am

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programming That Focuses on Education, Peace Building

(MissionNewswire) Celebrated each year on Aug.12, International Youth Day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. The theme of International Youth Day 2017 is “Youth Building Peace” and is dedicated to celebrating the contributions of youth in conflict prevention and transformation as well as more...

Global , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Special Reports

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Provides Education and Workforce Development Programs for Refugees Around the Globe

By at June 20, 2017 | 12:37 pm

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions Provides Education and Workforce Development Programs for Refugees Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year since 2001on June 20.  The day, coordinated by UNHCR, honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people who have been forced to flee their homes. UNHCR has noted that a record 65 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Kenya , Special Reports

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

By at June 12, 2017 | 1:05 pm

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missionaries Highlight Educational and Social Programs that Combat Child Labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Launched in 2002, the day focuses attention on the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. On this day, the United Nations, governments, employers and workers more...

Colombia , India , Kenya , Mexico , Special Reports

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions Highlights Rehabilitation and Social Programs That Provide Hope to Street Children

By at April 12, 2017 | 9:09 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions Highlights Rehabilitation and Social Programs That Provide Hope to Street Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with the United Nations and organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of children on the International Day for Street Children. The day provides organizations and the millions of street children in countries worldwide to have their voices heard and ensure that their rights are not ignored. Celebrated each year more...

Featured on slider , Global , Special Reports

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

By at March 8, 2017 | 8:00 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs That Empower Girls and Young Women Through Education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Each year, International Women’s more...

Bolivia , El Salvador , Global , India , Madagascar , Special Reports

GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter, Education and Support to Refugees and Migrants Around the Globe

By at February 21, 2017 | 3:57 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter, Education and Support to Refugees and Migrants Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries continue their work around the globe with migrants and refugees who seek a better life and hope for the future. Missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY: Salesian Missions Focuses on Ending the Cycle of Poverty

By at October 17, 2016 | 1:54 pm

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY: Salesian Missions Focuses on Ending the Cycle of Poverty

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and organizations around the globe in honoring the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The day acknowledges the effort and struggle of people living in poverty, gives them an opportunity to be heard, and focuses on what the poor need to break the cycle of poverty and to live a better more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs, Agriculture Education that Combat Hunger

By at October 16, 2016 | 1:56 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights School Feeding Programs, Agriculture Education that Combat Hunger

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on Oct. 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

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