News from the Embassy
April 29, 2015 -- A video realized by Caritas Internationalis in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See shows that “trafficking has many faces, has many dimensions, it’s not only used for sexual exploitation but also for labour exploitation and through its images it shows that it is often an invisible or difficultly identifiable phenomenon,” according to Caritas Internationalis International Policy Director Martina Liebsch.
April 2015 -- Honorable and esteemed friends, while I cannot be present with you in person, I want to extend my warmest greetings and commend all of you -- Sant’Egidio as the organizer and all the participants -- for the important work you are doing here.
Ambassador Hackett’s Remarks at the “Women’s Leadership in Conflict Resolution: Faith Perspectives” Conference
April 14, 2015 -- It is a pleasure to be back here at the Angelicum today. I want to thank Rector Adam for his hospitality in partnering with us to host this conference at their lovely campus. I’m honored to also share the podium with His Eminence Cardinal Turkson, and our three distinguished women on today’s panel –Prof. Orsuto, Prof. Kajon, and Dr. Chiara Ferrero.
March 12, 2015 -- [...]I have had the honor of visiting Vatican City three times while serving as Secretary of State, where I marveled at Michelangelo’s Pieta in St. Peter’s Basilica and his frescoes on the walls of the Sistine Chapel. Looking up at those holy places, I was reminded of how my own faith has been a source of strength and comfort every day.
February 2015 -- Olga Zhyvytsya, the coordinator of COATNET (Christian Organisations Against Trafficking in Human Beings), went to the United States on a 2-week U.S. State Department-sponsored program about human trafficking. COATNET is based at the Caritas Internationalis offices in the Vatican.
February 2015 -- A Catholic and member of the World Economic Forum’s council on the role of faith and an advisor for the religion & geopolitics project of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, Brian J. Grim established the Religious Freedom and Business Foundation to educate the business community about how religious freedom is good for business and how by promoting it, businesses can help make a better world.
The Italian Society for International Organitazion, SIOI, and its Student Movement MSOI, in partnership with the United States Diplomatic Missions to Italy, is launching the international Model UN to be played in Rome, October 16-20.
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