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Loretto at the UN


Loretto at the United Nations educates future global citizens, advocates on the international level for the needs of our constituents, and promotes climate justice.

Who We Are

Loretto at the UN has many partners and affiliations that helps it be a successful and effective NGO.

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UN Staff

Our office relies on the dedicated work of our UN Representative and interns to help achieve advocacy and action.

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What We Do

The work of the Loretto Community extends from the grassroots to the global.

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It was important [to establish Loretto as an NGO] for both Loretto and the UN. We were at a point where we could say “Let’s go global!" We needed the broadening but the United Nations needed us.

Pat Kenoyer SL

First official NGO Representative to the United Nations for the Loretto Community
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Commission on the Status of Women

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Climate Justice

Climate justice is intersectional work

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Be an Intern

Intern with Loretto at the UN!

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How we came to be and where we're going



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Contact Us!

For questions or more information, please contact Beth Blissman through this form.