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Center of Concern | Fri, Sep 8, 2017

In Memoriam: William F. Ryan, S.J., Founding Chief Executive of Center of Concern.

Global Women's Project | Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Report: "Violence against women migrant workers"

This report from the United Nations Secretary General was published on July 25, 2017. It outlines the current context with respect to the problem of violence against women migrant workers. It provides information on the measures taken by Member States and activities undertaken within the United Nations system to address this issue and ensure the protection of migrant women’s human rights. The report concludes with recommendations for future action.

Education for Justice | Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Pope Francis: A World Without Nuclear Weapons

Pope Francis has called the global community to “commit ourselves to a world without nuclear weapons.” To view the artistic reflection based on Pope Francis’ words, click here: Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern.

Integral Ecology | Fri, Sep 8, 2017

Addressing Climate Change Without EPA

In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the mission of which is to protect human health and the environment, takes the lead in addressing global climate change. President Nixon established the EPA with bipartisan support on December 2, 1970, in response to the public outcry over rivers catching on fire, thermal inversions of smog literally choking people to death, valleys filled with drums of spent chemicals, lakes dying from pollution, and fish that were inedible due to high levels of toxins. Read the rest of John J. O'Grady's blog post at: