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Canada ratifies the Paris Agreement
October 12, 2016

On October 5th, the Canadian House of Commons supported the ratification of the Paris Agreement, which helped push the historic agreement over the threshold required for its entry into force, i.e. ratification by at least 55...

How Canada can ensure a lasting peace in Syria
October 6, 2016

In towns and cities across the country, Canadians committed to peace and justice marked the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi by offering hope to the people of Syria through prayers and solidarity.

June 28, 2016

“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.

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

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: 

June 15, 2016

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

June 8, 2016

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.

May 30, 2016

As Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion returned from his first meeting with the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) in Vienna, Austria on May 17, Syrians in besieged areas continue to struggle to survive, and Syrians around the world are attempting to keep hope alive for an end to this tragically long conflict. 

May 2, 2016

You are invited to a webinar to learn more about how to advocate for global justice!

April 22, 2016
This year, Earth Day is being marked by a very special event: the signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement. It is expected that more than 170 countries will sign the agreement on this opening day, which will be a record.
April 20, 2016
According to the organization Global Witness, more than 109 human and environmental rights defenders were killed in Honduras between 2010 and 2015.