Caritas at Paris climate conference – COP21

Par |25 November 2015|

World leaders, scientists, civil society and activists will gather in Paris between 30th November - 11th December for the COP21 climate summit.
  • Campaigning for action on Climate Change. Photo by Trocaire
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    Sommet de Paris sur le climat: une chance pour une humanité unie

Sommet de Paris sur le climat: une chance pour une humanité unie

Par |24 November 2015|

Représentant plus de 180 organisations catholiques dans le monde entier, les organisations Caritas et CIDSE exhortent le sommet du COP21 à parvenir à un accord sur les changements climatiques qui soit juridiquement contraignant et équitable.

Caritas tackling root causes of Ethiopia food shortage

Par |24 November 2015|

Caritas is appealing for funds help build farmers’ and communties’ resilience to drought in response to food shortages in Ethiopia.
  • A local youth walks by a series of holes known as micro basis that are part of a CI-supported water project in Ethiopia's arid Jijiga Zone. Photo by David Snyder/Caritas
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    Comment le changement climatique a un impact sur les droits fondamentaux des personnes

Comment le changement climatique a un impact sur les droits fondamentaux des personnes

Par |24 November 2015|

Sans le leadership de l’Europe et d’autres pays industrialisés  les stratégies visant à atténuer le changement climatique risquent de courir à l’échec.

The Holy Year of Mercy is a year of ‘caritas’

Par |24 November 2015|

The Jubilee Year of Mercy starts on 8th December when Pope Francis opens the Holy Door at St Peter’s Basilica.
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    Caritas resources on climate – videos, stories, reports, prayers

Caritas resources on climate – videos, stories, reports, prayers

Par |23 November 2015|

Find here some Caritas resources on climate including films, reports, stories and prayers.

Welcoming minor migrants in Rome

Par |21 November 2015|

Minor migrants of younger and younger age are coming to Italy throwing up challenges for authorities and aid agencies welcoming them.
  • Flooded rice fields in Pathein state in Myanmar. Photo by Caritas
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    Caritas wants an eco-friendly green light from Paris climate conference

Caritas wants an eco-friendly green light from Paris climate conference

Par |20 November 2015|

What Caritas wants from COP21 is very simple: that world leaders reach a binding and just agreement to reduce gas emissions which will then be introduced in national law.

L’oceanie en premiere ligne face au changement climatique

Par |17 November 2015|

Nous apprenons cette semaine que 2015 s’annonce comme l’année la plus chaude jamais enregistrée – avec des températures moyennes supérieures de presque 1° à la normale.
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    Questions fréquemment posées – Conférence de Paris sur le climat COP21

Questions fréquemment posées – Conférence de Paris sur le climat COP21

Par |17 November 2015|

Le changement climatique est la plus grande menace pesant sur la réduction de la pauvreté mondiale. Alors qu’il affecte l’ensemble de la planète, ce sont les plus pauvres et les plus vulnérables qui sont le plus durement frappés.

Rights of the Child protected by Caritas in Swaziland

Par |16 November 2015|

The right to “life, survival and development”, to “education and health care”, to “participation” are all protected under the Convention on the Rights of the Child which is commemorating its 26th anniversary.
  • Hanna Loha and her family benefits from Caritas Drought Recovery and Rehabilitation project (DRR). Caritas supplies improved seeds for cash crops and vegetables as well as technical support. Photo by Ethiopian Catholic Secretariat
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    Ethiopian Catholic Church calls for efforts to tackle food crisis and environment

Ethiopian Catholic Church calls for efforts to tackle food crisis and environment

Par |13 November 2015|

Massive food shortages, leaving millions of people hungry, and environmental degradation were two of the issues discussed during Ethiopia Catholic Church Partners’ annual coordination meeting was held on November 5-6, 2015 in Addis Ababa.

Afghan refugees to Europe is still on the rise

Par |13 November 2015|

For a decade, Afghans have been the largest source country for refugees in the world, but this was overtaken by Syrian refugees in 2014. Yet, the numbers of Afghan entering Europe is still on the rise, making up twenty per cent of all refugees.
  • In Nepal a sign warns girls about false promises of marriage.

Caritas Nepal runs awareness-raising sessions so that people will be wary of fast-cash offers. Photo by Sheahen/Caritas
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    Caritas and partners to advance fight against Human Trafficking

Caritas and partners to advance fight against Human Trafficking

Par |12 November 2015|

Members and partners of the Network of Christian Organizations Against Trafficking in Humans (COATNET) from 33 organisations and countries met for three days in Paris to advance the fight against the heinous crime of Human Trafficking.

Together as one human family on migration and mobility

Par |11 November 2015|

The Valetta Summit is an opportunity for the EU and its African counterparts to begin addressing together social injustice and poverty, and to foster resilience against emerging conflicts and crises.

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