Author: Joe Munnelly

photo of Palestine solidarity march. a sign reads: 'our voices will never be silenced'

Gaza: We Cannot Be Silent!

Since October, all of us have seen the horrors of war and violence which continues to tear families apart, ruin childhoods and cause the deaths of thousands of civilians,...
pumpkin crops and agroforestry in Kasungu, Malawi.

More than just a bicycle

Men and women like Phalles Ng’oma are among the trailblazers who are passing down knowledge on climate smart agriculture practices to their local and neighbouring communities. We have partnered...

Xavier Network meeting, Dublin 2024: Looking onwards in Solidarity.

The member organizations of the Xavier Network met in Dublin, Ireland from March 13 to 15, 2024. The meeting brought together the directors and international program coordinators of participating organizations from...
women collecting water from river in Thiba village, Malawi. they walk with buckets carried over their heads.

Two Tales for World Water Day

This year’s World Water Day theme is focused on ‘peace’ and for good reason. Water can create peace or spark conflict. When water is scarce or polluted, or when...
children in their school uniforms plant trees in Malawi

World Day of Forests 2024

March 21st is dedicated to the world’s forests and the important role they play in cooling our atmosphere as well as being home to most animals and plant species...
women tailoring and cutting material to measure for pads.

International Women’s Day 2024

For International Women’s Day, we at IJI are taking this moment to highlight ‘period poverty’ which affects women all over the world, including Ireland, and showcasing an amazing start-up...
Dr Orobator addresses audience at a podium

Dr Orobator’s talk on solidarity & collaboration: a look to the future?

On a wet and blustery ‘Spring’ evening, Father Orobator gave an intimate talk which left listeners with food for thought, reflecting on the role everyone has as people of...
Happy, an eco-lead farmer waters his crops

World Wildlife Day 2024

The UN World Wildlife Day is an international holiday which recognizes the importance of the natural environment and the vital role animals and plant life play in keeping Mother...
Climate activists at Code Red for Humanity rally post in red t-shirts and red posters calling for environmental policy

World Social Justice Day 2024: We Are In This Together

Ahead of World Day of Social Justice, Martha Phiri, the Policy and Advocacy officer with the Jesuit Centre for Ecology & Development (JCED) in Malawi writes about an exciting...
teacher training in maban, south sudan. mean attend training class

Day of Education 2024

On January 24th, the United Nations proclaimed International Day of Education which is a day of reflection and celebration of the impact education and schooling has on communities worldwide...
Sudan Crisis girl sits on floor of reception tent at Renk for refugee registration and processing

Sudan Crisis: People’s lives in limbo

A power struggle is at the centre of the conflict in Sudan and, with all wars, women and families have their lives torn asunder as fighting continues between the...
Teachers training. Two men sit at a school desk looking over a paper or textbook

World Teacher Day 2023

World Teachers’ Day has been celebrated since 1996 and it commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers (you can read that:...