Edmund Rice Centre Supports School Strike 4 Climate Rally

The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education Centre (ERC) stands in solidarity with the organisers and participants of the School Strike 4 Climate Rally on 15 March 2019.

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Will Prime Minister Morrison listen to our Pacific Island neighbours on climate change?

Having declined to attend the Pacific Island Forum last September and refused to increase Australia’s pledge to cut carbon emissions under the Paris Agreement, Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s current visit to Vanuatu and Fiji provides him an opportunity to listen and learn about what is important to our neighbours.

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Because of her, we can - A Tribute to Mrs Mabo

It is with great sadness that the Pacific Calling Partnership (PCP) mourns the passing of our very first patron, Mrs Mabo.

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Slaughter Occurring Right Now in Afghanistan - Hazaras Targetted by Taliban

The Edmund Rice Centre today strongly condemned the targeted violence and killings of the Hazara people currently occurring now, and the lack of coverage of these atrocities.

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Why island nations’ isolation on the climate change threat must end

ERC's Pacific Calling Partnership was thrilled to join the University of Sydney's Sydney Environment Institute to host a public talk  from former president of Kiribati, Anote Tong, one of the world’s most prominent advocates for global action on climate change. Mr Tong highlights the role of wealthy industrialised nations such as Australia in climate action and the need for global recognition of the threat that climate change represents for vulnerable Pacific Island nations, with responses from Professor Rosemary Lyster and Dr Jennifer Newell.

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