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Caritas and Advocacy

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.

FOOD
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.

CLIMATE CHANGE
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.

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.

HUMANITARIAN POLICY
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.

PEACEBUILDING
Providing tool kits and guidance for advocates who strive to build peace and prevent conflict between communities.