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Caritas and High Level Meetings and Events

Caritas and High Level Meetings and Events
Caritas delegations regularly represent the one million voices of the Caritas confederation at important high level international meetings and events. These include the United Nations General Assembly, the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, the G8, the World Economic Forum, the World Social Forum, the Global Forum on Migration and Development and the Global Committee on Food Security.

Caritas advocates for fair, ambitious and legally binding conventions, which will benefit the poor and protect our shared world. Its delegates and members take to the streets and host side meetings to spread their vision that a world without hunger and poverty is not a utopian dream.

Caritas and high level meetings and events

  • Syria conference must invest in future for refugees

Syria conference must invest in future for refugees

  • 3 April 2017
Caritas agencies call on western countries to do more to help fleeing Syrians, as more than five million people have been forced to cross borders and register as refugees in neighbouring countries.
  • Integration of migrants must be focus

Integration of migrants must be focus

  • 10 December 2016
Caritas Internationalis says this Human Rights Day 10 December that more must be done to ensure integration for migrants and refugees.
  • Breaking Bread: Forging an interfaith pathway to Zero Hunger

Breaking Bread: Forging an interfaith pathway to Zero Hunger

  • 23 September 2016
The simple tenet of sharing food with others who have none runs through all religions. The act of ‘breaking bread’ was the inspiration for the eponymous event held on 21 September during the UN General Assembly’s High Level Week in New York.