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Press release: France withdraws from NAFSN: agribusiness is not the cure for hunger!

Friday, 09 February 2018 14:09

Action Against Hunger, the CCFD-Terre Solidaire and Oxfam France greet France decision to withdraw from the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN) as announced today during the inter-ministry council for international cooperation and development meeting.

Open letter to the EU and its Member States on the worrying human rights situation in Honduras

Thursday, 08 February 2018 10:03

European networks and international human rights organizations express their deep concern over the disproportionate and sometimes fatal use of force employed by security forces of the state against protesters, as well as other attacks on human rights defenders in the context of the post-election crisis in Honduras. We call on the European Union to condemn these incidents, to publicly support the defenders, and to request the Honduran State ensure that international human rights obligations are fully respected.

G20 Nations and Multilateral Development Banks – Stop Funding Fossils

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 08:56

On the eve of the One Planet Summit in Paris, France, as governments and stakeholders gather to discuss the urgent need for climate finance, over 195 civil society groups released a letter being sent to leaders of multilateral development banks, including the World Bank, and leaders of G20 governments.

Press release: CIDSE member Maryknoll condemns Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Friday, 08 December 2017 09:16

The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns (one of CIDSE's members in the USA) condemns the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. This decision is a grave threat to peace.

CIDSE's commitment for peace process in Colombia

Friday, 24 November 2017 14:46

Today, 24 November, we, the Caritas Colombia Working Group, and CIDSE, an international alliance of Catholic development agencies, commemorate the first anniversary of the agreement that ended the armed conflict between the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP, a fundamental step towards building peace and reconciliation in Colombian society.