This June, Canberra-based anti-poverty advocate Matt Napier will commence an epic 2200 km walk across Southern Africa to raise awareness of global poverty and ways we can reduce it through sustainable change.
As the plane descends into Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, I’m shocked by all the brown outside. What I imagined to be tropical and green is anything but. Brown crops, brown trees, brown grass. The extent of the El Niño drought ravaging the country, and indeed the entire Pacific region,...
Today we observe International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD); an United Nations (UN) sanctioned day which is celebrated each year on December 3. The day aims to promote action and raise awareness of the benefits of including people with disability in all aspects of society.
On a day of firsts, it’s not only been an occasion for my first blog entry but the first day of my first Voices of Justice conference. Unsure about whether my contribution for either was going to be up to it but convinced that the issue of global injustice needed...
The nations of the world have unanimously adopted the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. This historic commitment creates a guide and framework to meet global challenges of poverty, inequality, violence and environmental sustainability through to the year 2030.
Maybe it seems that Micah Challenge has been a bit quiet lately. Maybe you're wondering if that silence represents inactivity and uncertainty. In our case, it’s more the silence that falls as the clouds gather and before the deluge is finally unleashed.
The Little Engine That Could is a wonderful story of a small, and struggling, train engine (enchantingly alive as things so often are in children's stories) pushing the limits of its capacity and endurance to succeed despite its own small size and the odds stacked against it.