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Almost 100 Organisations Worldwide Condemn UN Aviation Agency’s Biofuel Plans

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:42

Environmental and development organizations from five continents have today written to the UN’s aviation agency (ICAO) condemning a proposal for large-scale use of biofuels in planes.

Press release: EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement: Many risks, few benefits

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 13:25

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).

Pope Francis’s message of hope in Colombia significant for communities affected by mining

Friday, 08 September 2017 09:55

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 appoints new Secretary General and welcomes Maryknoll as new member

Monday, 26 June 2017 15:21

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.