Press conference: The moral case for action on Loss & Damage

Event Details

When: Thursday, 23rd November 2023 – 13:00 -14:30 CET
Language: English

Online event – Pre registration required: Link for online participation
The press conference will be livestreamed

One week before the start of COP28 in Dubai, this press conference aims to shed light on the Faith Leaders’ statement advocating the moral case for action on Loss & Damage. This statement has garnered support from around 300 signatories representing over 40 countries worldwide, covering all continents. Panellists will share their insights and reflections on the statement, emphasizing the moral imperative for action on Loss and Damage.


by Josianne Gauthier, Secretary General, CIDSE and Alistair Dutton, Secretary General, Caritas Internationalis

Panel discussion

  • Sr. Maamalifar M. Poreku, Executive Co-Secretary, JPIC-Roma, USG and UISG Commission
  • Ms. Shahin Ashraf, Head of Global Advocacy, Islamic Relief Worldwide
  • HE. Cardinal Soane Patita Paini Mafi (Tonga)
  • Ms. Tasneem Essop, Executive Director, Climate Action Network International (CAN-I)

by Marta Petrosillo, Director of Fundraising & Media Relations, Caritas Internationalis

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