MGC Updates

MGA at the UN Water & Ocean Reflection Series: Parts 1-6 Now online

Mercy Global Action at the UN has developed a 12-week reflective resource to highlight the issues surrounding our planet’s seas and oceans.

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MGA Leaflet on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #6 Now Available

Editor: To coincide with World Water Day, Mercy Global Action has produced a leaflet on SDG Goal #6, 'Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all'.

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A Kaleidoscope of Learnings Gleaned from CSW 61 in New York

Last week I participated with Angela Reed, Colleen Cloonan and Bridget Crisp, from our NY office, with more than two thousand women from around the globe, in the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 61).

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A Snapshot of Mercy Global Action at the UN participating in CSW61

As an ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) accredited Non-Government Organization (NGO), Mercy Global Action at the UN, representing Mercy International Association, is able to actively participate in UN processes, in particular its various commissions.

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CETA Trade Agreement Approved by European Parliament

On 18 August last year, I wrote an article in Mercy enews, titled ‘Do Trade Agreements Matter?’ This piece covered the background behind two trade agreements: CETA (the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) and TPP (The Trans-Pacific Partnership).

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Understanding Advocacy; Mercy at the United Nations (the perspective from a Sister of Mercy of Aotearoa New Zealand)

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Mercies in Ireland Welcome Historic Passing of 'Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015’

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Our Common Home – Our Common Future: The Good News of the SDGs

Workshop hosted by ‘Future We Need’ (FWN) Group. An opportunity to Discuss, Reflect and Question.....

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Responding to the Refugee Crisis

On Thursday 15 December, Betty Lacey and Denise Boyle fmdm attended a conference hosted by the European Migration Network (EMN) titled: ‘Responding to the Refugee Crisis’.

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MGA Leaflet on SDG #16 Now Available

Editor: Of the 17 global goals, Mercy Global Action (MGA) has so far identified eight as most relevant to the mission of the Sisters of Mercy - Goals: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 13,16. Over the next twelve months, we will hear more from Mercy Global Action about each of these goals and how we can take action.

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