MGC Updates

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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'Water and Peace: A matter of survival'

On January 19th, MIA-MGA at the UN attended an event titled "Water and Peace: A matter of survival" hosted by the International Peace Institute with the Geneva Water Hub .

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'Caring for our Global Village: Report on Talk by Peadar Kirby, Professor Emeritus of University College Cork

On Saturday 3rd February, Denise Boyle fmdm attended the annual justice event known as ‘Feile Bride’ Bride’ organised by AFRI, St. Patrick Mission Society (Kiltegan Priests) and the Brigidine Sisters, to mark the feast of St. Brigid as one of the patron saints of Ireland. The keynote address was delivered by Professor Peadar Kirby, an academic and activist of international renown.

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'Making Migration Work for All' Report of the UN Secretary-General's Briefing to the General Assembly

On January 11th, the General Assembly met for a briefing regarding UN Secretary-General António Guterres' report entitled 'Making Migration Work for All'

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Invitation to Sign on to Civil Society Advocacy Document 'Now and How: TEN ACTS for the Global Compact'

Mercy International Associaton, Mercy Global Action at the UN is a member of the NGO Committee on Migration. Much of our work this year has focused on participating in UN migrations meetings and contributing to the Global Compact on Migration which is to be adopted in 2018.

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16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence is a global campaign to raise awareness about violence against women and its impact on a woman’s well-being.

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