At the CIDSE board of Directors meeting ending today 50 years since the foundation of the network were celebrated, the new member Progressio was welcomed in the CIDSE family, and a new CIDSE strategic framework was approved.
As the world’s rich and powerful gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum an alliance of top international charities, human rights campaigners, women’s rights groups, green groups, civil society organisations and trade unions has come together to fight the growing crisis of inequality.
The current negotiation text will soon be adopted as the new and only universal deal on climate change. Mass mobilisation and pressure came from the people as they took to the streets, and it is due to this pressure on politicians that we now see a reference to 1.5 C degree temperature rise target, a mention of the concept of climate justice and a signal to the fossil fuel industry that its time has come to an end.
Event organised by CIDSE, Caritas Internationalis, Friends of the Earth International and Misereor.
Press release: Land grabbing and just governance discussed in a unique pan-African conference starting today ahead of Pope’s visit to Africa.
The conference will highlight the state of land grabbing in Africa, cases of resistance across the continent, as well as Church responses and its increasing engagement on issues of land grabbing.