Saturday, February 16, 2008

On the Newest Official Website of the Baha'i International Community: BIC United Nations Office

The website upgrades keep coming. The Baha'i International Community is making sure that anyone coming online to investigate the Baha'i religion can have access to all the relevant documents, statements, and files with which to become fully informed of the work of the Baha'is throughout the world. Here is the newest official site. -gw

Launching the Bahá'í International Community’s United Nations Office Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of the newest website of the Bahá'í International Community. Created by our United Nations Office of the Bahá'í International Community, the site is designed to communicate with our colleagues at the United Nations, with international and intergovernmental organizations, as well as with NGOs.

Located at, the site brings together statements, news, historical documents, and even audio and video files that relate to the work of the United Nations Office in the areas of human rights, the advancement of women, and social and sustainable development.

Among other things, the site features: a searchable library of statements to the UN and other international forums; biographical information about our representatives to the United Nations; archival material depicting our 60-year history of engagement with the UN; short articles about current events and activities our representatives are involved in; and links to other Bahá'í International Community websites, such as ONE COUNTRY - the newsletter of the Bahá'í International Community.

Current stories:
* Multi-country discussions on poverty and human rights
* 52nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women: Financing for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
* Commission on Social Development: Youth Employment
* Intercultural and interfaith cooperation: Bahá'í perspectives from Tanzania

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