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Press release – Vatican convenes ecological leadership summit

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 08:05

Political leaders and grassroots activists from around the world unite to signal urgent need for increased ambition on climate change and sustainability. On July 5 and 6, the Vatican will host a major international conference on protection of the environment. The occasion of the conference is the third anniversary of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ landmark encyclical on care of the Earth, our common home.

Published in Newsroom

Let's create change this summer!

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 07:09

The power of people gathering and exchanging ideas can be huge and long-lasting; people become ambassadors for change at home and in their communities.

Here’s how you can make 2018 a year of climate success

Friday, 22 June 2018 08:29

It's time to prepare together to make this a revolutionary year for climate action.

Media Advisory: Action on June 5 at 10:00 AM in Brussels at European Development Days

Friday, 01 June 2018 13:51

Shoot for #1o5C! Civil society organisations demand stronger action on climate change that empowers women and girls

Published in Newsroom

Infographic: Ingredients of a just transition for a low carbon and sustainable future

Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:12

An infographic illustrating  the pathways towards a just transition

Published in Rethinking development

Press release: Agroecology is not only about food: a new project analyses its dimensions and impacts

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 09:31

Agroecology is an encompassing concept related to the environmental, socio-cultural, economic and political spheres of our society. It involves a way of producing, distributing and consuming food as well as developing food policies that is mindful of concepts like equality, solidarity, democracy, empowerment and ecology.

Published in Newsroom

Ready for the World Social Forum 2018

Monday, 26 February 2018 15:54

After Montreal in 2016, the World Social Forum is back in Brazil where it was first held in 2001. This year, it will take place in Salvador de Bahia from 13 to 17 March under the slogan “To resist is to create, to resist is to transform!” in a difficult national political context. We are looking forward to this space where alternatives to the current economic system are explored fostering our engagement for system change.

What’s the place of transition in the Christian message?

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 09:16

In Fastenopfer, the Swiss Lenten Fund in Switzerland, our Lenten campaign this year is inspired by Pope Francis’ call for an “ecological conversion” in the encyclical “Laudato Si.’” It calls for an inner conversion: the realization that we are one with all of humanity and nature. Through our Lenten campaign, we want to build a movement of people inspired by this call who will actively contribute to build a world where everyone has enough to live.

Published in Blog

Laudato Si’: The End of the Beginning for the Journey Toward Care for Our Common Home and One Another

Friday, 02 February 2018 13:09

Three years ago, the world waited impatiently for the new encyclical letter on integral ecology by Pope Francis. For months ahead of its unveiling, people in the know—social activists, theologians, ecologists—Catholic or not, speculated, theorized, and dreamed of all that this important message might contain. We knew that the words from the Holy Father would be coming at a critical time, in the lead up to the COP21 Climate talks in Paris. Those of us who had been praying for the world to wake up to the urgency of the current ecological crisis put our hopes in the hands of Pope Francis and this encyclical.

Published in Encyclical Laudato Si'

Ingredients of a just transition for a low carbon and sustainable future

Monday, 18 December 2017 12:10

Transitioning to a low-carbon and sustainable economy based on accessible and affordable renewable energy for all is a key pillar to achieve the targets set by the Paris Agreement. The changes required in our societies and economies are profound, so how are we to ensure a just transition for all, where no one is left behind and planetary boundaries are respected?

Published in Blog

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