Tag: Campaigns

Join Pope Francis and the Global Catholic Climate Movement to show #Mercy2Earth

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) have created #Mercy2Earth, “a global campaign to encourage Catholics to reflect on Pope Francis’ important “Show Mercy to our Common Home” message and put it into action” (Mercy2Earth).   #Mercy2Earth is split into two parts”: Lent, a time of preparation, and the #Mercy2Earth Weekend, from 22nd – 23rd April, a time of action.… Continue Reading Join Pope Francis and the Global Catholic Climate Movement to show #Mercy2Earth

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery | 2nd December 2016

Friday 2nd December 2016 is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, a day that is observed by the United Nations every year to spread awareness about the need to eradicate modern forms of slavery.   Slavery still exists in many forms around the world, including human trafficking, forced marriage, sexual exploitation, child labour and… Continue Reading International Day for the Abolition of Slavery | 2nd December 2016

Hungry for Justice – Caritas Australia | State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 | Act Now

State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 This past year, 2015-16, has highlighted the Pacific’s vulnerability to extreme weather events that affect food and water supplies. The most significant trend in Oceania the last 12 months has been widespread hunger and thirst that is a result of severe weather events, successive emergencies, and ongoing… Continue Reading Hungry for Justice – Caritas Australia | State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 | Act Now

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

6th April is the United Nations’ International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), a day that signifies the UN’s recognition of the positive influence that sport can have on the advancement of human rights, and social and economic development (IDSDP website). “Sport has become a world language, a common denominator that breaks down… Continue Reading International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

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