This article on the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture website discusses the Catholic Sisters: Champions of Sustainable Development convening held in Nairobi, Kenya in October, 2016. Catholic sisters shared shared their congregations’ efforts to provide hope and change for their communities. The convening's goal was to foster collaboration among the sisters and other sectors working to make progress on the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are expected to shape the global agenda on economic, social and environmental development for the next 15 years.
Round-up of stories and reflections on the Catholic Sisters: Champions of Sustainable Development convening held in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2016.
USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture
University of Southern California
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