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Pablo Solón and Rafael Archondo unfairly accused by the Bolivian government

Thursday, 13 July 2017 12:13

CIDSE calls on the Bolivian government to withdraw its accusations

Published in Newsroom

Putting change into action at sustainable lifestyles camp inspired by Laudato Si'

Monday, 08 May 2017 12:54

Brussels, May 8th, 2017 - From May 9th to 13th, supporters of CIDSE’s member organizations will gather in Portugal to experience firsthand the ecological conversion that is called for in Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’.

Published in Newsroom

The struggle for an inclusive energy policy in Myanmar

Thursday, 27 April 2017 11:14

Community organizations in Myanmar have been mobilizing against the government’s energy policy, which prioritizes coal and the construction of hydro-electric dams. The planned projects in this policy not only contribute to climate change but are also displacing rural and marginalised communities without consultation.

Published in Blog

We are the strength and we are the hope!

Monday, 27 February 2017 13:46

A blog by Dr. Vaishali Patil, anti-nuclear activist (Jaitapur, India) and member of the National Alliance of Anti-Nuclear Movements, on women's resistance to nuclear power.

Published in Gender Equality Blog

International Photo Competition on Sustainable Lifestyles

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 15:47

CIDSE CONTEST TW 1500x500 ENG Final

The CIDSE Campaign “Change for the Planet - Care for the People” invites you to participate in its first international photo competition. This initiative seeks to capture the imagination and creativity of photography enthusiasts - both professional and amateur - keen to share their special take on citizen-led initiatives around the sustainable production and consumption of food and energy around the world.

In solidarity with those opposing pipelines on their ancestral lands

Friday, 02 December 2016 14:05

The government of Canada recently announced that it rejected the construction of the Northern Gateway pipeline, which would have cut through the protected forests in British Columbia, but approved two other pipelines, including the controversial Transmountain-Kinder Morgan project, despite staunch opposition by Indigenous communities and municipalities on whose land these pipelines will traverse. In addition, these projects run counter to the government’s commitment to the Paris Agreement to reduce GHG emissions by 2030.

Published in Climate Justice

Indigenous peoples say “Water is life”

Friday, 02 December 2016 11:04

Maryknoll Sister Patricia Ryan and members of the indigenous community where she works in Peru came to Washington, D.C. in September to pursue legal efforts to stop a mining company from polluting their sacred land and water. At the same time, Native American Sioux Indians from Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota were leading demonstrations in front of the White House with a very similar goal.

Published in Rethinking development

CIDSE Events at the EDDs

Monday, 01 June 2015 16:27

CIDSE Debates at the European Development Days 2015: Europe's leading forum on development and international cooperation

Published in Rethinking development