United Nations Update
SSND NGO representative at the United Nations - Sister Beatriz Martinez-Garcia
The School Sisters of Notre Dame is a registered NGO (non-governmental organization) with the U.N. Department of Public Information since 1993.
SSND also has Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) which provides the opportunity to submit statements for consideration by the U.N. Secretary-General and the CSW (Commission on the Status of Women). Past statements have reflected the SSND commitment to ensure that girls have a place at the table and a voice during these deliberations.