Office of Public Affairs Launches New Website

Information taken from a January 6, 2014, e-mail announcing the new website and from the new website itself.

The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) has launched a new website: http://publicaffairs.bahai.us/. On the site you will find information about the work that the OPA carries out on behalf of the US Bahá’í community from its main office in Washington, DC, and from its satellite office located at the United Nations in New York City, which represents the US Bahá’í community to the United Nations and engages with the UN and civil society on a number of issues.

Among the things you will find are these: 

  • Work carried out in several portfolio areas:
    –          The advancement of women
    –          Human rights, including the defense of the Bahá’ís in Iran
    –          Sustainable development
  • Upcoming events hosted by OPA
  • Work involving public education, dialogue, awareness-raising, media outreach, and policy advocacy

To access the new website, sign in with your Bahá’í credentials to access the Resources page, which includes, among other things, Public Affairs Guidelines, Institutional Guidance, and Service Opportunities. You may also follow OPA on Facebook and follow it on Twitter. Informed by Bahá’í teachings and principles, OPA seeks to contribute to the betterment of society and to promote the development of a just, unified, and sustainable world.