Displaying items by tag: conflict - CIDSE
Catholic agencies from Europe and North America have welcomed the announcement that the Colombian Government and the FARC guerrilla group will sign a peace agreement on Monday 26 September to end over fifty years of conflict.
I am an Israeli citizen, working in Belgium for CIDSE, a network of social justice organisations, including Broederlijk Delen. My colleague, Brigitte Herremans, was denied entry to Israel last week, when she was travelling with a group of youngsters who came to see Israel and Palestine with their own eyes.
The days and months go by at a small town near Bethlehem with hardly any reason for its Palestinian residents to celebrate. But today the atmosphere inside one of the homes is different; the family is preparing to celebrate the home-coming of their 16-year old son after spending three months in an Israeli prison.
Women in Palestine are affected by the difficult political situation and by the inequalities put in place by a patriarchal society
The Pacific Island states have become a striking example of the dramatic consequences that erratic weather events and rising sea levels due to climate change can bring upon societies and ecosystems. What future for an island like Tuvalu and Tuvalu’s children?
How does climate change affect conflict situations? Drawing from the situation in Israel-Palestine, this month's "Stories for Climate Justice" explores the relation between conflict, climate change, and climate injustice.