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The new COVID-19 Omicron variant proves beyond doubt that no one is safe until we are all safe

December 2021 Misean Cara Project Officer for Health, Niamh Caffrey, says it’s time to stop the stalling on vaccine equity for developing nations—for the good of us all—with new variants resulting from a lack of global herd immunity. The emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant last month has proved, beyond doubt, that no one is …

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MissionAid Newsletter December 2021

Read the latest project updates and news from Misean Cara in the latest issue of our MissionAid newsletter. MissionAid December 2021Over the course of 2021, and in the face of great challenges including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ever more virulent and extreme weather events, and violence and conflict in already fragile regions, our missionary members have continued …

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Honouring women’s struggle for justice and human rights

For Human Rights Day 2021 – with its theme of Reducing Inequalities: Advancing Human Rights – we’re looking at the issue of women in peacebuilding through the eyes of women in Latin America, some of whom are being supported through Misean Cara members’ human rights projects. This is the subject of a Learning Brief recently published by …

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New Learning Brief: Women in PeaceBuilding

Each year, we produce a set of themed Learning Briefs that draw on internal and external evaluation and research work conducted over the past few years. Our Learning Briefs aim to distil key findings and points of learning that will be valuable to our members and those in the wider development sector. Our fourth Learning …

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World AIDS Day 2021

Bringing healthcare, dignity and empowerment to people living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV) in Livingstone, Zambia The town of Livingstone in the Southern Province of Zambia has the highest rate of HIV and AIDS related diseases in the country. In 1993, the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa established St. Francis Community Integrated Care Programme in …

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Misean Cara presents 2021 Climate Action Awards

After last year’s successful launch of the Misean Cara Climate Action Awards, the programme has continued in 2021 with three awards given to highlight individuals and projects by members that are showing innovation and commitment to counteracting the affects and impact of climate change on communities in the developing world. In 2015 Pope Francis published …

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Celebrating significant victories for people and planet at the UN

This is a guest blog from Cédric Chatelanat, Institutional Development Manager with Franciscans International, a human rights project partner of Misean Cara’s through the Franciscan Missionary Union.  “The recognition of a right that can be a game changer for environmental protection and ‘care for our common home’ plus a dedicated UN expert that can finally …

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“The durability of the Irish missionary model” Misean Cara in the Irish Catholic News

Misean Cara is delighted to be featured in a full page article that appeared in the 21st October edition of the Irish Catholic News, as part of the paper’s increased coverage of missionary work during the October Month of Mission. The article features interviews with Misean Cara CEO, John Moffett, and Sr. Rosemary Oduol, Assistant Missionary Development Officer for …

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Misean Cara co-presents Mission Sunday Mass on RTÉ – Sunday 24th October 11am

“We Cannot But Speak of What We Have Seen and Heard” For the 6th year in a row, Misean Cara is pleased to co-present a live Mass from Dublin in celebration of World Mission Sunday on 24th October. The Mass will air live on RTÉ at 11am, and Misean Cara will co-host along with MISSIO Ireland (The …

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DSAI Conference 2021 – Climates of/for Development

Misean Cara Project Officer for Livelihoods, Don Lucey, will speak at this year’s annual DSAI Conference on Friday 12th Nov. In his presentation Don will address ‘Climate Change and its Devastating Consequences for Livelihoods in the Developing World’. His talk will be part of Friday’s ‘Civil Society’ parallel session from 12:45 – 2:45pm IST. The …

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