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Committee to the UN

United Nations Committee on Mental Health | Free Event on Coping With Trauma

COVID-19 Pandemic: Coping with Trauma – Building Resilience Dear ISSTD Membership, The Trauma Working Group of the United Nations NGO Committee on Mental Health is hosting a free meeting focused on both the mental health traumatic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as a discussion of resilience in the face of this trauma. Speakers will include:  B. Abel Learwellie, Executive Director Camp […]

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Committee Spotlight

Committee Spotlight: UN Taskforce

These past months have been busy times for our ISSTD activity at the U.N. On April 29, 2019 we (Karen Hopenwasser, Ariel Lublin and Robert Schwab) participated in a day long activity, Interactive Multi-Stakeholder Hearing on Universal Health Coverage. We submitted a jointly written statement with the Committee on Mental Health on the necessity of […]

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Committee to the UN

Task Force Members Visit the United Nations

As a result of the dedicated efforts of the ISSTD UN Task Force members, the ISSTD has achieved consultative status with the United Nations. After many preparations and much anticipation, our first representative visited the United Nations New York City office in May! Lisa Danylchuk, who has worked on the task force for the past […]

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Committee to the UN

Task Force Update

At the UN Task Force conference call on Friday, May 20, 2016, Sonia Smuts hit ‘send’ on our UN ECOSCO (UN Economic and Social Council) application. We now have an ISSTD homepage on the UN website. Vivian Pender spent a great deal of time sharing with us how to use our time and energy at […]

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