Advocacy

COP22: Was it the COP of action and agriculture that it had set out to be?

The COP22 was meant to be the “COP of Action,” but now at the end, we are left to wonder whether it was worthy of this slogan, considering the final decisions that were made.

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Making sure the government does its part in Typhoon Haiyan reconstruction

 Typhoon Haiyan reconstruction

It has already been three years since Super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) ripped through the Visayas in the Philippines, yet reports show that only 1% of houses promised by the government have been built.

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Implementing the Paris Agreement: agriculture must be at the heart of solutions

role of agriculture in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)

As COP22 begins in Marrakech, Morocco today, it is interesting to think about the role of agriculture in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and in the adaptation of our food-production system.

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Help us make mining justice a reality!

Voice for Justice campaign

In 2013, the launch of the Voice for Justice campaign was an important step in the mobilization of Canadians for mining justice in Canada.

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Brazil: Still no justice one year after Mariana mining disaster

One year ago, Brazil experienced the worst environmental disaster in its history, when a tailings dam collapsed at the Mariana iron ore mining site in the state of Minas Gerais, dumping millions of tonnes of mud and toxins into the Rio Doce River.

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On October 31, pray for peace in Syria

On October 31, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada invites Canadians to join Pope Francis in a day of prayer and action for peace in Syria.

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Le Canada ratifie l’accord de Paris : il est maintenant temps de passer à l’action !

Le Canada ratifie l’accord de Paris

Le 5 octobre dernier, la Chambre des communes du Canada a appuyé la ratification de l'accord de Paris, participant par le fait même à franchir le seuil requis pour l’entrée en vigueur de cet accord historique...

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Canada ratifies the Paris Agreement: it is time to act on climate change

Canada ratifies the Paris Agreement

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...

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Construire la paix en Syrie… de l’intérieur

À l’occasion de la fête de saint François d'Assise le 4 octobre, les Canadiennes et les Canadiens engagés envers la paix et la justice ont participé à une journée de prière et de solidarité à travers le pays...

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Building peace in Syria... from the inside

How Canada can ensure a lasting peace in Syria

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.

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