MGC Updates

Invitation to Sign on to Civil Society Advocacy Document 'Now and How: TEN ACTS for the Global Compact'

Mercy International Associaton, Mercy Global Action at the UN is a member of the NGO Committee on Migration. Much of our work this year has focused on participating in UN migrations meetings and contributing to the Global Compact on Migration which is to be adopted in 2018.

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16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence is a global campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and its impact on a woman’s well-being.

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An Update on the Global Compact on Migration

On 12-13 October, the United Nations office in Geneva held the last thematic session towards a Global Compact on Migration. This last session focused on "irregular migration and regular pathways, including decent work, labour mobility, recognition of skills and qualification and other relevant measures".

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MIA at the UN - Mercy Global Action Newsletter #6 Online

MIA at the UN - Mercy Global Action is publishing a newsletter of its activities. Selected reports from the newsletter are published in the weekly MercyeNews with the complete edition published here at the end of each month.

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Overview of Field Visits to Western and South Central Provinces, 5-14 October

Denise Boyle fmdm, MIA-Global Action office in Dublin, was joined by Angela Reed rsm from our office in NY for the two field visits

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NGO Mining Working Group Sub-committee Meetings

MIA Global Action at the UN is a member of two sub-committees within the NGO Mining Working Group focusing on issues surrounding corporate accountability and the human right to water.

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MIA- MGA at the UN Co-Sponsors and Participates in Trafficking Side-Event

On Monday September the 25th, Mercy International Association, Global Action at the UN, co-sponsored an event at the United Nations, entitled, ‘Children on the Move: Preventing Child Trafficking by Implementing the UN Global Plan of Action’.

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Angela Reed rsm Attends the 5th Thematic Session on Migration in Vienna, Austria

The 5th intergovernmental session working towards the 2018 Global Compact on Migration took place at UN Vienna on 4-5 September 2017.

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Special Rapporteur calls for a Human Rights Framework for Water and Sanitation in the SDGs

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MIA Global Action at the UN attends the Culture of Peace Forum

In September of 1999, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution 53/243 the Declaration and Programme of Action on Culture of Peace.

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