Invitation to a Webinar on Environment

India will be hosting the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2018.
With “Beat Plastic Pollution” as the theme, the world is coming together to combat single-use plastic pollution killing our ocean lives.

Five Religious Congregations comprising four NGOs with Special Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) status with the United Nations in New York, invite you to participate in a webinar on Saturday 12 May 2018.
Time: 8 am. – 9 am New York. 9 – 10am Latin America.1 -2 pm London, 2-3 PM Africa and 5.30 – 6.30 pm India 8 PM-9 PM The Philippines Please Check out your time zone with this information.

With a title “Still possible to save the planet?” we hope to raise awareness, and share information on different aspects of the environment – the challenges, ideas on what we can do to improve and a spiritual call to action. We hope that this initiative will also boost the efforts of the participants in their local area.
All are welcome to participate in this webinar from any parts of the world if the time suits you.

The organizing partners are:
Congregation of Jesus: Sr. Cynthia Matthew
Daughters of Charity: Sr. Catherine Prendergast and Sr.Margaret O’Dwyer
Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Loreto: Sr. Cecilia O’Dwyer
International Presentation Association – Sr. Elsa Muttathu
Medical Mission Sisters: Sr. Celine Paramunda

Important Information regarding the Webinar.
Step 1: Register at this link – https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7512132111984198147
Webinar ID: 738-475-779
When you register you will receive an email with your personal link for the webinar. If you do not receive it, check your spam. If you need urgent information about this contact ibvmunngo@gmail.com You will receive reminders about the Webinar prior to the event.

Step 2: On the day of the webinar it will be helpful to join at least 15 minutes beforehand. When you connect, the GoToWebinar Program will download. Follow instructions. If you have problems, leave the program and come back in again. During the webinar you may write questions in the chat box but do not speak as it will create problem for others to hear. We will do our best to answer them.
You are encouraged to gather a group together to watch it on a TV or with a projector on a large screen. Make sure in advance the internet connection and the sound on your computer are working well. If you are interested in getting to know how webinars work, go to Google, Firefox or other search engine and type in “How to host a webinar?” “How to join a webinar?” You will find interesting videos and written instructions.

Thank you for your interest and cooperation. See you on May 12.
The UN NGO team in New York.
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