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CIDSE staff and members reflect on CIDSE's work to achieve a paradigm shift in how we produce and consume, for global justice, for a life in dignity for all, with fair access to resources and participation.
While sitting in a taxi stuck in the traffic jams of Lima in December, looking outside the window and getting glimpses of this booming city in the Peruvian desert, I found myself wondering: "did we choose the right strategy?."
One must often travel far to really get a glimpse of why it is worth working for global justice. It is not enough to get on an airplane to somewhere, you have to keep going to reach the people we support and work with.
“Switzerland sets up a Ministry of Happiness, and classes in schools teach happiness. The Swiss development agency Fastenopfer internally compensates its CO2-emissions and tries to lower them with 90% by 2050, as urgently advised by the World Climate Council since the effects of runaway climate change strikes hard against the poor and ultimately threatens all.”