We are... an international family of Catholic social justice organisations working together with others to promote justice, harness the power of global solidarity and create transformational change to end poverty and inequalities.
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.
DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE is seeking an Executive Director with a solid record as a dynamic and accomplished leader with experience working with a Board of Directors.
A climate of fear and heavy-handedness overshadows the work enviornment of many organisations that promote democracy, human rights and development, a study has found ahead of a United Nations hearing on human rights. The study by development organisations, ACT Alliance and CIDSE says staff of civil society organisations in many countries are afraid to do their work and face harassment, censorship and unfair legislation. Those that are critical of government come up for special attention.