On behalf of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, Susan Gunn, director, signed the following letter to President Biden strongly encouraging him to adopt a policy that sets the United States on course not just to “curtail the use of landmines,” but to ban their use, production, acquisition, and transfer and to swiftly accede to the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns published the following statement in response to the Biden administration's decision to support an intellectual property rights waiver at the World Trade Organization for COVID-19 vaccines..
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All are invited to sign on to a newspaper ad with a message for nuclear disarmament addressed to our Catholic President and Members of Congress.
The Georgetown Center for Asian Law published a report on the impacts of the Hong Kong National Security Law.
Pres. Biden reinstates U.S. funding for aid to Palestinian refugees and U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum introduces a new bill to protect the rights of Palestinian children and families.
The Vatican has stated that it supports debt cancellation for African countries struggling to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic on top of other urgent crises.
Since the pandemic started in March 2020, civil society across the world has been calling for a new allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) in response to the health, economic and social emergency.
The Vatican hosted a webinar to promote protecting biodiversity as a means of restoring the Earth and human life.
At a gathering in Monaco, ocean experts discussed how 2021 could be a year to catch up on ocean protection goals.
Twenty-four Senators sent the following letter to President Biden on April 16, 2021.
The economic consequences of the Car Wash corruption scandal match the far-reaching political turmoil that continues to overshadow Brazil.