MGC Updates

Mercy Blends Trafficking, Water, and Human Rights in UN Immersion for University Students

Mercy Global Justice priorities took center stage for several women and men students from Mercy universities who brought their varied experience, high motivation and deep passion for justice to Mercy Global Action (MGA) at the UN.

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Does the TTIP trade agreement matter to us......

Free trade is usually defined as the absence of tariffs and quotas, allowing each country to specialize in the goods it can produce cheaply and efficiently relative to other countries. Trade agreements can affect a huge range of laws and programmes that determine how our economies work, how we grow and sell food and who benefits – or loses.

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'Digging at our conscience' -- The Courage to Seek Justice in Mining Projects

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Mining and Extraction Coalition at UN Holds Countries, Companies Accountable

Global Sisters Report is focusing a special series on mining and extractive industries and the women religious who work to limit its damage and impact on the environment, health, and social issues.

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Mercy & Global Water Justice Allies Write Letter to the Sec-Gen of the UN on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation!

Marking the April 22 International Mother Earth Day and the signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the Sisters of Mercy at the UN and the NGO Mining Working Group delivered a letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations.

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Preparing for Earth Day 2016

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Presentation on Issue of Human Trafficking Given at the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, DC

On 8 March, 2016, International Women’s Day, at the request of Mercy International Association, the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, DC, welcomed the presentation: Exploiting Vulnerability - An Exploration of the Lives of Women Trafficked for Sexual Exploitation.

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Mercy UN Office Presents Issue Brief on Fracking and Human Rights

Mercy Global Action at the UN is delighted to introduce our issue brief on fracking and human rights in English and en español

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Sisters of Mercy Address: Women, Water, Wellbeing - The Human Right to Water and Sanitation at the United Nations

On Tuesday, 22 March, at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, the NGO Mining Working Group, Salesians of Don Bosco and Salesian Missions, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and the Permanent Mission of Palau to the United Nations co-sponsored an important side event entitled Women, Water, and Wellbeing.

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Sisters of Mercy Speak Out About Human Rights Impact of Coal Seam Gas Mining in Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia

On Thursday, 17 March, at the Human Right Council, the Sisters of Mercy and the NGO Mining Working Group joined the Western Downs and Wider Unconventional Gas Group of Chinchilla, Queensland, Australia to sound alarm bells at the international level regarding the urgent issue of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

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