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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights education, child rights programs

By at December 10, 2017 | 11:50 am

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights education, child rights programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring Human Rights Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 10. Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day kicks off a year-long campaign to mark the more...

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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...

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GLOBAL: Partnership with Rise Against Hunger provides donated soap to Salesian programs to aid proper hygiene and prevent illness

By at September 28, 2017 | 7:37 am

GLOBAL: Partnership with Rise Against Hunger provides donated soap to Salesian programs to aid proper hygiene and prevent illness

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Rise Against Hunger, an international relief organization that provides food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable, seven donations of soap were made to Salesian programs in places like Haiti, Swaziland and Guatemala in 2017. The soap was included in regular shipments of more...

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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...

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GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

By at June 8, 2017 | 9:44 am

GLOBAL: Five New Salesian Projects Start with Funding from Schneider Electric Foundation

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a collaboration between the Salesian Institute in Rome, Italy and Schneider Electric Foundation, five international projects run by Salesian technical and professional schools aimed at sustainable human and social development will be funded with a total donation of 2 million euro. Schneider Electric Foundation is the charitable arm of Schneider more...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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GLOBAL: World AIDS Day: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Providing HIV/AIDS Education and Health Services

By at December 1, 2016 | 12:34 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UNAIDS, the United Nations' AIDS organization, and many other organizations around the globe in highlighting World AIDS Day 2015 celebrated each year on December 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focus on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency more...

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WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Missions Joins the International Community in Celebrating Teachers, Highlighting Teacher Training

By at October 5, 2016 | 4:04 pm

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Missions Joins the International Community in Celebrating Teachers, Highlighting Teacher Training

(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. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO more...

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