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Migrant and refugee crisis in Europe: a time to act urgently while reflecting on the roots of the crisis
In the first seven months of 2015, 340 000 migrants and refugees arrived in the European Union (EU), according to Frontex, the agency coordinating EU border controls.
Laudato Si’: CIDSE members join the Pope’s encyclical call for urgent action to tackle climate change
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.
Find out below how are members are celebrating this event
In the aftermath of the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, millions of lives have been forever changed and the country has been overwhelmed by the scale of the tragedy.
CIDSE expresses its concern about the continuing tragedy of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean Sea.
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.
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)
"More action required at national and international level to stop human rights abuses by business"
Climate change and vulnerability: Pushing people over the edge, a CAFOD briefing, September 2014
CIDSE’s work on business and human rights tries to close gaps in existing standards, including through regulation, and to provide solutions for communities facing negative impacts from business.