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CIDSE Highlights No.32, September - October 2017
The EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) could have serious consequences for the country’s already grave human rights situation, warn organisations and networks in the EU, Myanmar and ASEAN (1). The IPA’s risks have been seriously underestimated and its benefits overstated, with dangerous implications for Myanmar’s peace efforts, human rights, and democratic development, according to the report Myths and risks of the EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement (2).
CIDSE, the international family of Catholic social justice agencies, welcomes the address of Pope Francis in Colombia who focused his intervention on the peace process underway in the country.
CIDSE calls on the Bolivian government to withdraw its accusations
CIDSE Highlights No.31, May - June 2017
At its mid-year meeting in Innsbruck, Austria, CIDSE’s Board of Directors appointed Josianne Gauthier as new Secretary General of CIDSE and voted to add Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns as an associate member of the organisation.
Annual Report 2016 (also available in ES and FR)
It was 50 years ago, on March 26th 1967, that Pope Paul VI released his encyclical Populorum Progressio: On the Development of Peoples.
International Women’s Day is a moment to acknowledge and show support for the daily struggles faced by women to gain equality and have their vital contributions to society fully recognized.