Holy See representative to UN in Geneva says exclusion of people on the move “a glaring contradiction that stems from placing economic interests over the interests of the human person”
Migrants are suffering from “the predominance of economic interests
over the human person”, denounces Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva Ivan Jurkovič
Pope: “All Christians and people of good will are today called to work not only for the abolition of the death penalty in all its forms, but also to work for the improvement of prison conditions, out of respect for the human dignity of persons deprived of their freedom”
At a meeting of the UN Human Rights Council, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, has called on the world “to fuel international solidarity and fight the culture of waste”, insisting “we are one single family”.
The Holy See has reiterated its commitment to dialogue and working with others to find concrete solutions to mass migration and refugee movements, in order to preserve human lives and dignity, alleviate human suffering and advance an authentic integral development.
“Trafficking in persons should have no place in the human family”, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, clamoured in a session last week of the UN Human Rights Council.
Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič has renewed the Holy Father’s appeal for debt relief at an international level.
In an online address to the 73rd World Health Assembly, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva, has reiterated the Vatican’s “strong support” for a COVID-19 global ceasefire and the easing of international sanctions amid the pandemic.
The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, has blasted the UN for the “ideological colonisation” in a new report of the right to freedom of religion.
In an address February 14 to the 5th Geneva Interfaith Dialogue on the theme “Loving one’s Neighbor”, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, decried the $1.8 trillion the world spent on arms in 2019.
Ivan Jurkovič, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva, has denounced the “largely one-sided” on migration, “often driven by fear and stereotypes”, which not only gives rise to “exploitation and abuses” against migrants, but also “eclipses” the “positive benefits” of migration.
The Vatican has called at the UN in Geneva for global financial reform based on “justice, truth, fairness and solidarity”.
The Vatican Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva has warned that despite the presence of conflicts in many places around the globe, the world is “taking peace for granted”.