MGC Updates

Intergovernmental Negotiations Towards a Global Compact on Migration

Since our last update in March, there have been two rounds of intergovernmental negotiations towards a Global Compact on Migration.

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MGA Leaflet on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #15 Now Available

To coincide with Earth Day 2018, Mercy Global Action has produced a leaflet on SDG Goal #15 called 'Protect, restore and promote sustainable land use'

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Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) – A Call to Action

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) held their Board meeting in Maynooth in February.

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Journey Away from Plastic Series

The Future We Need (FWN) Group, a faith-based group comprising members from eight different congregations or institutes, of which MIA is a member, is producing a 4-part series called 'The journey from plastic' in preparation for World Earth Day 2018.

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Breaking Down the proposed Global Compact on Migration: A First Glance

The Zero Draft of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was released on February 5th. At first glance, what do you need to know?

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Taking a Closer Look at SDG 6 Guide “Water and Sanitation for All”

This guide was produced to enable readers to ‘dig deep’ into the significant global issue of water and sanitation with a particular focus on SDG 6 : Water and Sanitation for All.

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Watch Mercy Panel Presentations at CSW 62, 13 March

One of the events involving Sisters of Mercy at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 62) was televised on UN WebTv on 13 March.

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Mercy in Joint Statement to Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62)

CSW62 will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 - 23 March 2018.

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UN women places a Spotlight on Gender and the SDG’s

On 14 February 2018 MGA at the UN attended the launch of UN Women’s new report entitled, ‘Turning Promises into Action: Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development'.

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MIA-MGA Attends Symposium on the Role of Faith-based Organisations in International Affairs

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