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Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation

Carmelite NGO at the United Nations





The Carmelite NGO

In recent years the Carmelite Order has established an NGO (non-governmental organisation) presence at the United Nations. The Carmelite NGO proclaims Christian values in the international forum, and informs the Carmelite Family about issues facing a globalised society.

To read an introductory booklet (in PDF format) about the Carmelite NGO's purpose and projects please click here. To visit the Carmelite NGO's website please click here.


Carmengo Newsletter & 'One Page'
Four times a year the NGO produces a newsletter called Carmengo. It is available to subscribers in Britain for an annual donation of just £5.00. To download the subscription form (in PDF format) please click here.


Additionally since 2012 the Carmelite NGO has produced a monthly 'One Page' newsletter:

Carmelite NGO Days of Prayer and Action

The Carmelite NGO organises two Days of Prayer and Action each year - on 5th June (World Environment Day) and 10th December (World Human Rights Day) - to inform Carmelites and to inspire them to prayer and action on issues of global significance.

Recent issues highlighted by the Carmelite NGO include: human trafficking, climate change, the situation in Zimbabwe, and access to water.

Below you can download (in PDF format) the reflection booklets from recent NGO Days of Prayer and Action: