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UN ECOSOC Partnership Forum Side Event 2022

UN ECOSOC Partnership Forum Side Event 2022

“Working successfully together, health innovative partnerships to build back better from the COVID-19. Experiences from Peru, Lebanon and DRC by Caritas Internationalis” Aloysius John Tweet Days Hours Minutes Seconds Based on experiences from the field, Caritas Internationalis side event will present success stories of partnerships between Caritas organizations, governments and the private sector and will ...

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International Migration Day: highlights from a year of Share the Journey

International Migration Day: highlights from a year of Share the Journey

International Migration Day falls on 18 December 2018. This is an opportunity for us to look back at 2018 and our global “Share the Journey” campaign with migrants and refugees. Through events and activities across the world, people founded friendships, built solidarity and forged hope for the future. Here are some inspiring examples of how ...

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1948-2018: marking 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

1948-2018: marking 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948 was a significant moment in history. It resulted from the experience of two world wars that horrified the planet. The influence of the Universal Declaration has been substantial over the past seven decades. It has promoted respect for human rights and the ...

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Cardinal Tagle’s message on the UN Global Compact for Migration

Cardinal Tagle’s message on the UN Global Compact for Migration

United Nations members states adopted the Global Compact for Migration at a summit in Marrakesh on 10th December. Over 160 nations signed up to the first ever international pact to promote “safe, orderly and regular” migration. Caritas Internationalis commends all those governments who signed up to the pact. It emphasises that all migrants need access ...

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Caritas Global Fund Taskforce Meeting

Caritas Global Fund Taskforce Meeting

The members of the Caritas Internationalis Task Force on The Global Fund and representatives of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria will meet 11-13 December. The meeting in Geneva is to deepen their partnership in combating diseases among the world’s poorest communities. The meeting will also allow taskforce members to reinforce their ...

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Young Catholics’ commitment at COP 24 boosts hope for climate justice and human rights

Young Catholics’ commitment at COP 24 boosts hope for climate justice and human rights

The COP 24 climate change talks continue in Katowice, Poland, until 14 December. Major global Catholic institutions recently convened an international gathering of Catholic activists at the COP event. The gathering explored personal stories from the front lines of the climate crisis and brought out a Catholic response from participants. Caritas Internationalis and the Archdiocese ...

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