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Meeting with inspirational women

June 27, 2016
by 
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.

Strengthening our support for communities affected by the drought in Ethiopia

June 23, 2016
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

In partnership with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Development and Peace - Caritas Canada is providing support for an Ethiopian partner organization (the Harar Secretariat of Caritas Ethiopia (HCS))...

The Pope Francis Village school in the Philippines nears completion

June 22, 2016
by 
Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer

The local elementary school in the community of Diit is a beehive of activity these days. Diit is the community near the city of Tacloban, where Development and Peace and several of its partners are working together to build a resettlement site called the Pope Francis Village that will provide a new beginning for 550 families affected by Typhoon Haiyan. 

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Participate in the consultations on Canadian development aid

June 21, 2016
by 
Geneviève Talbot
Participate in the consultations on Canadian development aid

On May 18, 2016, the government of Canada launched a review and consultation process concerning Canadian aid policy, to be carried out by online consultations and roundtables. You have until July 31, 2016 to make your voice heard on the five priorities of international aid identified by the government: 

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Initial contacts

June 17, 2016
by 
Luc Paré, member of the Quebec City diocese

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.

Caring for our common home requires a radical transformation

June 15, 2016
by 
Elana Wright

Development and Peace to present a panel on Laudato Si and its call for ecological conversion.

We’re off!

June 9, 2016
by 
Pascal André Charlebois

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.

Agriculture and climate change: implementation of the Paris Agreement

June 8, 2016
by 
Geneviève Talbot

Five months after the COP21 in Paris, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held in Bonn, Germany from May 16 to May 26, 2016.

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Supporting Burundian refugees in Tanzania

June 6, 2016
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

Burundi has been plunged in a political crisis since April 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza made the very controversial announcement that he would be allowed to present his candidacy for a third term. Thousands of Burundians have crossed the border into Tanzania in order to flee the political instability and violence that have paralyzed the economy and adversely affected the most vulnerable in the country.