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Launch of the Book “Histoire des Équipes Saint-Vincent”

The book “Histoire des Équipes Saint-Vincent. Des femmes au service de la charité depuis 400 ans” (“The History of the Saint Vincent Teams. Women at the Service of Charity for 400 Years”) has just been published in French by the Salvator publishing house. Its three co-authors are Claire Renauldon, Chantal Crépey and Laurence de la […]

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AIC shares its experience during the 41st General Conference of UNESCO

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, meets every two years in Paris during a General Conference, which aims to define the UNESCO’s program and adopt its budget for the next two years. The 41st session of the General Conference was held from November 9th to 24th this year, marking the 75th anniversary […]

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Vincentian Family Coalition at the United Nations Receives International Medal for Work to End Homelessness

Homelessness is a global issue of an extensive scale: 150 million people across the world live without a home, while up to 1.6 billion people live in inadequate housing. Many AIC projects seek to offer local solutions to homelessness, be it through building adequate housing or supporting the people affected by providing them with food, […]

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10 years of the Tsiry project: review and outlook

When the “Tsiry” (“seeds” in Malagasy) literacy project started in autumn 2010 with the training of the teachers, nobody had any idea how long-term, successful, and sustainable the programme would be. Since 2011, 5509 adults and 2180 children, including 1283 girls, have participated. There are 11 different locations for adults and 7 locations for children. […]

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A video collection for the Feast of St Louise de Marillac

AIC volunteers, Fathers from the Congregation of the Mission and Daughters of Charity collaborated to produce some wonderful videos for the Feast of Saint Louise de Marillac on 9th May 2021. We hope you enjoy them! Below you will find the videos produced in English and the corresponding texts: Father Joe Agostino, CM, International Coordinator […]

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The AIC representatives participate in the 65th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN (CSW65)

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of […]

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AIC participates in UNESCO regional consultations against gender stereotypes

Within the framework of the “gender” priority, UNESCO is preparing a programme to promote gender equality and strengthen the place of girls, women, disabled people and minorities. Six consultations were organised by Zoom, one per continent, on gender equality and sexist prejudices in the world, and on possible ways forward. The three AIC representatives at […]

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