Articles

Ready for World Youth Day 2016 in Poland!

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 13:03

CIDSE’s Joint Action Campaign ‘Change for the Planet – Care for the People’ will be present at World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland (25 – 31 July). The campaign will be present in the activities of the Laudato Si’ Eco-Youth Festival held by the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM).

Challenging and rethinking mineral extraction in the Philippines and beyond

Thursday, 07 July 2016 09:08

Representatives from two Filipino NGOs point out the main issues related to the current extractivist model in their country. Instead of the benefits promised by companies, they see that local populations suffer from environmental degradation and deteriorated living conditions. People are organizing to defend their rights and build alternatives to large-scale mining.

Making the move towards sustainable lifestyles possible

Monday, 27 June 2016 12:14

On June 15, CIDSE, Fair Trade Advocacy Office, Action Aid, Via Campesina, the International Federation of Catholic Parochial Youth Movements, and the International Federation of Rural Adult Catholic Movements co-organized a brainstorming lab session at the European Development Days 2016. Through five concrete examples and experiences, this session explored different ways of moving towards more sustainable ways of living, consuming and producing.

One year on, the Pope's encyclical on the environment is more relevant than ever

Thursday, 23 June 2016 13:03

In June 2015, CIDSE welcomed the Pope's hope for a profound "ecological conversion" and advocated for a fair and binding global agreement on climate change at the UN Climate Conference (COP21). However, together – politicians, business people, investors, teachers, healthcare workers – can and must do more to live Laudato Si'.