MGC Updates

Updates on the Intergovernmental Negotiations Towards a Global Compact on Migration

The fourth round in May began with completing a read through of the Draft Rev 1 followed by an opportunity to have a practical discussion surrounding some migration policy areas that had been left unsettled

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Update on the Sustainable Development Goals

Preparing for the High Level Political Forum’s Review of the Sustainable Development Goals

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MIA - Mercy Global Action Newsletter #12 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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A Mercy Immersion in Guyana: A Reflection

At the invitation of Sr Karen Schneider MD, I had the privilege of travelling to Guyana and participating in Mercy Medical Mission.

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Permanent People’s Tribunal on Human Rights, Fracking and Climate Change May 14-18, 2018

Our hope and prayer is that the outcome of this PPT session will bring about the urgently needed changes to the fracking industry and therefore to people’s lives. These changes will need to be facilitated by concerned decision makers within government at State and Federal levels.

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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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