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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
by 
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
by 
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
by 
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
by 
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.

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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