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The much awaited inauguration of the new Good Shepherd Museum in the Mother House took place on Monday 30 th May. It is the culmination of almost 5years intensive work by the Heritage Committee. More than 210 guests attended this event. Between 4pm and 5pm they had an opportunity to make a short tour of the Museum. This was followed by the official inauguration speeches in the Main Chapel. Sr. Ellen Kelly, Congregational leader, Sr. Magdalena Franciscus, Provincial Superior of Europe BFMN, Marc Fardet, President of the Association of the Friends of the Museum and great-great-grand-nephew of... more
The year 2016 started with several activities at the UN-Geneva. The Committee on the Rights of the Child , which is the body of 18 Independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties held the 71 st Session from January 11 to 29 . The following countries were reviewed: Senegal, France, Ireland, Peru and Kenya. Peru was also reviewed on the Optional Protocols on involvement of children in armed conflict and on sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography . As NGO only France took part in a joint statement of the "... more