Caritas Internationalis’ policy and advocacy staff provide briefings, reports, and research on our advocacy work as well as the materials to support our campaigns.
MIGRATION & HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Promoting and defending best practice in the areas of labour, migration and anti trafficking.
- Right to Health for Migrant Children – Statement at the 22nd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council (March 2013)
- The female face of migration – Advocacy and best practices for women who migrate and the families they leave behind
- “Created in the image of God, treated like slaves” – Advocacy statement for COATNET affiliates
Establishing access to food and water as a human right, promoting investment in agriculture and rural development and developing policy to address the root causes of food security.
- What climate change means for feeding the planet: A Caritas Internationalis reflection paper
- Hungry for Justice! Caritas reflection on today’s Food Security imperatives in an unsustainable Climate
- The Caritas demand for “A Future without Hunger”
- The CIDSE-CI statement on the G20 summit
Campaigning for protection of the environment and a robust response to climate change.
HEALTH & HIV
Promoting better treatment and prevention of pandemic diseases, notably HIV and tuberculosis and non-communicable diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes.
- Pandemic influenza: Guidelines for planning and response by Caritas organizations
- Faith-based Responses to the Global HIV Pandemic: Exceptional Engagement in a Major Public Health Emergency
THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND BEYOND
Pressing world leaders to establish new goals to follow on from the Millennium Development Goals based on zero tolerance of extreme poverty.
- Caritas Internationalis Perspectives on the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Our “Non-Negotiables”
- Rio+20 – The future from the Caritas perspective: We’re all hungry for justice, equity, ecological sustainability and joint responsibility!
- Statement of Catholic-Inspired Organizations on Decent Work and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
- Migration and the Post-2015 agenda – Intervention at the UN
Holding the UN and governments to account to protect vulnerable communities and to create ‘humanitarian space’ in crises. Promoting the prevention of physical, psychological and sexual violence.
Providing tool kits and guidance for advocates who strive to build peace and prevent conflict between communities.