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Building convergence is a step towards building a just world

August 24, 2016
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delegates of the Movement of Peoples Affected by Dams (MAB) at the WSF
Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens - WSF

During the Forum, we participated in roundtables, convergence assemblies and meetings. We discussed with several countries the Latin American context of coup d'état, as those we are facing in Brazil and Honduras, and which is resulting in the removal of labour and environmental rights.

Bringing home knowledge from around the world

August 23, 2016
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Sam Ath Kim, Publications and Communications Manager, Youth Resource Development Program, Cambodia
Sam is Publications and Communications Manager with Development and Peace partner Youth Resource Development Program (YRDP) in Cambodia

Sam is Publications and Communications Manager with Development and Peace partner Youth Resource Development Program (YRDP) in Cambodia. She participated in the World Social Forum as part of a Development and Peace youth delegation.

Long live Development and Peace!

August 18, 2016
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
50th anniversary of Development and Peace

It is with these words that Jean-Denis Lampron, President of the National Council of Development and Peace, kicked off the activities of the 50th anniversary of Development and Peace last Saturday night, August 13th.

Finding real solutions to cooling the planet at the World Social Forum

August 18, 2016
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Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer

Development and Peace co-organized two central workshops that looked at real ways to cool down the planet and halt climate change.

Development and Peace members moved by the Spirit at 2016 World Social Forum

August 16, 2016
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Development Peace Members’ Delegation to the World Social Forum

The Spirit has certainly been moving among our Development and Peace member delegation this past week. We have asked three members to share their impressions.

Laudato Si’: a call to change and to connect

August 12, 2016
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Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer

Connectedness, that was the key word that kept coming up during the Laudato Si’: A Call to Change panel workshop that was co-organized by Development and Peace and CIDSE at the World Social Forum.

Talking about ecological justice at the WSF!

August 12, 2016
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Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

The first workshop organized by Development and Peace at the WSF, Our Rivers and Mountains are Not for Sale, was a great success!

Presenting Development and Peace’s World Social Forum panels

August 10, 2016
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Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer

Development and Peace is co-organizing several workshops at the World Social Forum that will feature activists from around the world. These workshops touch on themes that are at the heart of the work of Development and Peace and its partners in the Global South, such as climate change, ecological justice and agroecology.

In Nigeria, exiled because of oil

June 28, 2016
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Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

“The Untold Stories of Environmental Exiles of Ogoniland”, a new report published by Social Action, a Development and Peace partner in Nigeria, exposes the ongoing displacement and forced migration resulting from oil pollution in Ogoniland.

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Meeting with inspirational women

June 27, 2016
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Mathieu Martin, member of Development and Peace (Diocese of Rimouski)

In June 2016, eight Development and Peace members from Eastern Québec will be travelling to Cambodia with their regional animators for 20 days. They will be visiting the regions of Phnom Phen, Kampot, Siem Reap, Battambang and Ratanakiri.