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The Office of the Anglican Communion at the UN Says Farewell to Retiring Observer Archdeacon Taimalelagi Fagamalama Tuatagaloa-Leota

After five years of service, Archdeacon Taimalelagi Fagamalama Tuatagoloa-Leota retired from the position of Anglican Observer at the United Nations on June 30, 2006.


Archdeacon Taimalelagi Fagamalama Tuatagaloa-Leota Awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity.

On the 8th of June 2006, Archdeacon Taimalelagi Fagamalama Tuatagaloa-Leota was honoured with a Doctor of Divinity honoris causa. The ceremony took place just before the passing of the sign of Peace at the Noon Eucharist in the Episcopal Church Center.


“Ethics and environment closely linked” – Anglican bishops call for serious, concerted efforts to grapple with climate change

Anglican bishops in New Zealand and Fiji have added their voices to scientists’ pleas for serious moves to be made to tackle the threat of climate change.


St. Andrew’s House, 16 Tavistock Crescent, London W11 1AP, UK Monday, 20th March 2006

Today, in the presence of members of the Joint Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) and the Primates of the Anglican Communion, the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev. Dr. Rowan Williams presented me with the Cross of St. Augustine in appreciation of my services as the Anglican Observer at the United Nations. His words were, “No one deserves it more than you.”


Anglican Women making a difference at the UN

For two weeks in March 2006, 67 women from every province in the Anglican Communion, with 50 of our ECUSA sisters from around the USA, gathered in New York. Together we formed the Anglican Consultative Council’s (ACC) delegation at the 50th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW).


International Year of Micro credit 2005:
UN International Forum to build Inclusive Financial Sectors

The United Nations General Assembly designated 2005, as the International Year of Micro credit to emphasize the importance of building inclusive financial sectors that will catalyze achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.


Major Events 2005-06

Any Anglican or Episcopalian interested in attending any of the events happening in 2005-2006, please check the following information.


UN NGO News: The Spirit of the United Nations: Markings for the Future

A very beautiful and touching event took place on October 27, 2005 for the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations and the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjold, second Secretary-General of the United Nations.


Sudanese Bishop visits UN Geneva

Bishop Francis Loyo, Anglican Bishop of Rokon in Southern Sudan since 1995, remained in his war-torn country throughout 15 years of turmoil and struggle. Often walking huge distances to be with scattered congregations, he became aware that although he had no physical resources – food, money – to give, nevertheless the simple gift of words and being present among the people was a huge encouragement.


60th session of the United Nations

On September 13, religious leaders representing one-third of the world’s population presented the outcome Communiqué of their “Consultation of Religious Leaders on Global Poverty” to Mme.

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