MGC Updates

Responding to the Needs of Refugee Children and Young People Conference

'Responding to the Needs of Refugee Children and Young People Conference' was the title of a conference held on World Refugee Day (June 20th) at University College (UCD), Dublin.

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Mercy Global Action at the UN Delivers Oral Statement in Geneva on International Migration

Mercy Global Action at the UN Intern, Colleen Cloonan, attended the Third Thematic Session on facilitating safe, orderly and regular migration, held in Geneva from 19-20 June.

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Mining Working Group Thematic Areas

Mercy Global Action at the UN has been actively involved in the workings of the NGO Mining Working Group for the past five years

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Some Thoughts on ‘Our Emerging Story – The Promise and the Hope‘ by Sharon Zayac OP

Denise Boyle fmdm shares some of her thoughts about her learnings at the reflection day on 3 June 2017 conducted by Sharon Zayac OP

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MGA at the UN Water & Ocean Reflections: Complete Series 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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Towards a UN Global Compact on Migration

During the September 2016 UN Summit in New York, Member States agreed on a powerful set of plans to address the issue of Migration.

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MGA Leaflet on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #13 Now Available

Editor: To coincide with World Environment Day (5 June), Mercy Global Action has produced a leaflet on SDG Goal #13, 'Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts'.

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Reporting on the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 16th Session (24 April - 5 May 2017)

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is held annually at the UN in New York for two weeks and has been part of the Economic and Social Council processes since 2000.

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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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