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CIDSE Highlights No.38, November - December 2018
Today, 10 December 2018, the CIDSE network is joining voices all over the world to celebrate Human Rights Day and the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Below you will find an article on climate and human rights by Stefan Salzmann from Fastenopfer, CIDSE’s member in Switzerland as well as initiatives or press releases by other members.
CIDSE is also supporting a side event on human rights, extractives, mining and climate change in Katowice/Poland.
Press release. A large group of young Catholic volunteers gathered on the sidelines of the UN climate negotiations to develop their own responses to the climate crisis.
Press Release: A review of climate targets and commitments by each country has been released during the UN climate conference in Poland today.
A Civil Society Science - and Equity-Based Assessment of the NDCs, December 2018
Intervention of His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State on behalf of His Holiness Pope Francis
World leaders are gathering today in Katowice, Poland, for the UN climate conference two months after the IPCC 1.5°C report confirmed that our future is incompatible with fossil fuels and with our current lifestyle based on overconsumption. In the face of this evidence, the COP must deliver higher commitments this year for the future of our planet and open the way for a different economy.
CIDSE Highlights No.37, September - October 2018
With a powerful appeal signed by six presidents of continental bishops’ conferences, leaders of the Catholic Church call government leaders to take ambitious and immediate action to tackle and over-come the devastating effects of the climate crisis.
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.