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Press release: Éamonn Meehan of Trócaire elected new President of CIDSE

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 17:15

The CIDSE Board of Directors has elected Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director of the Irish Catholic international development agency Trócaire, as its new President. The election took place today, during the board’s annual meeting.

Published in Newsroom

Christianity and Gender Equality

Monday, 07 March 2016 16:29

The reflection on gender equality in the Christian tradition – and in the case of the Catholic church – must have Jesus of Nazareth and his Christian project as a reference; in truth, it is a reference for all in the different dimensions of life, whether personal, communitarian, economic, political, etc. This avoids a debate founded on philosophical traditions, generally innocuous and a source of divisions.

Published in Gender Equality Blog

Gender Equality is not about women: it is about our shared humanity

Monday, 07 March 2016 16:08

Gender equality is not about women. It’s about women, men boys and girls, it’s about our shared humanity and creating fairer societies that recognise the right of each person to be treated with dignity.

Published in Gender Equality Blog

CIDSE launches a gender equality monthly blog series

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 11:02

Every month partners, members, staff and inspiring thinkers will share their thoughts on gender equality, drawing on their experiences and struggles. The first blog entry will appear on the 8th of March on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Your feedback is welcome and can be sent to pavarotti(at)cidse.org

Published in Gender Equality Blog

"We must speak the truth to achieve justice in Israel and Palestine"

Friday, 29 January 2016 08:19

Seán Farrell, Trócaire’s Director of International Division, reports back on a recent trip he made to Israel and Palestine.

Published in Palestine/Israel

Bonn negotiations kick-off, after faith communities call for climate action

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 15:23

CIDSE is in Bonn with its members CCFD-Terre Solidaire (France) and Trócaire (Ireland).

Published in COP 21 Paris

Measuring progress on women’s participation and influence in decision-making in the SDGs

Thursday, 27 August 2015 15:01

Measuring progress on women’s participation and influence in decision-making in the SDGs: Recommendations to the Inter-agency and Expert Group and UN Member States, July 2015

Published in Beyond 2015

Laudato Si’: CIDSE members join the Pope’s encyclical call for urgent action to tackle climate change

Friday, 19 June 2015 16:08

In face of the mounting ecological crisis, the Pope’s urgent call comes at a crucial moment, as world leaders will have to take critical decisions on the future of development and the care for our planet.

Published in Encyclical Laudato Si'

Haiti earthquake: 5 years later

Monday, 12 January 2015 15:02

In the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake in 2010, CIDSE member organisations (MOs) acted immediately by providing humanitarian assistance and have since then been working together with Haitian civil society strengthening their capacities, and they have accompanied local organisations in the reconstruction work.

Published in General content

Catholic Bishops’ statement in Lima on the road to Paris

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 17:58

Working together at the High-level event at the COP20 in Lima, Bishops from all continents called for a fair and legally binding climate agreement to be signed at the COP21 in Paris, 2015. (Document available in EN/ES/FR)

Published in COP20 Lima