Advocacy

Talking about Global Justice

May 2, 2016
by 
Elana Wright

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

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Votre guide de la Journée de la Terre en passant par l'Accord de Paris sur le climat !

April 22, 2016
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye
Cette année, la Journée de la Terre qui est soulignée aujourd’hui, vendredi 22 avril, est marquée par un événement très spécial : la cérémonie de signature de l’Accord de Paris sur le climat.
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Your Earth Day guide to the Paris Agreement on climate!

April 22, 2016
by 
Kelly Di Domenico
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.
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Honduras: Impunity for the murders of human and land rights defenders?

April 20, 2016
by 
Geneviève Talbot
According to the organization Global Witness, more than 109 human and environmental rights defenders were killed in Honduras between 2010 and 2015.
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People are still dying in the struggle to defend their land

April 18, 2016
by 
Geneviève Talbot

Twenty years ago, 19 Brazilian peasants who were members of Development and Peace partner the Landless Workers Movement (MST) were murdered by gunmen hired by big landowners.

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Climate change: a public health issue?

March 4, 2016
by 
Geneviève Talbot, Research and Advocacy officer

Imagine for a moment if we tackled the causes of climate change with the same energy, creativity and resources that have been mobilized to combat smoking!

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Les changements climatiques : un enjeu de santé publique?

March 4, 2016
by 
Geneviève Talbot, Chargée de recherche et de plaidoyer

Le 12 février dernier, j’ai eu la chance d’assister à une conférence publique sur les implications de la COP21 pour le Canada et le Québec, organisée par l’Institut de l’environnement, du développement durable et de l’économie circulaire (EDDEC).

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A first step toward implementation of the Paris agreement?

February 26, 2016
by 
Geneviève Talbot, Research and Advocacy officer

On March 3, 2016, the first ministers' conference, organized by the Prime Minister, will be held in Vancouver to discuss the future climate policies of Canada. This meeting provides an opportunity for the government to honour the commitments it made during COP21 in Paris, in December, 2015. 

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March for a climate of change on November 29th!

October 26, 2015
by 
Elana Wright, Research and Advocacy officer

With the federal election now behind us, this is the time to show our newly elected government that we are expecting bold action on climate change at the December UN climate summit in Paris. This summit will be the new Canadian government’s first opportunity to show the world that our country is ready to change course and take bold action for a more sustainable and equitable world. 

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October 16: World Food Day

October 16, 2015
by 
Geneviève Talbot, Research and Advocacy officer
[...] there is a great variety of small-scale food production systems which feed the greater part of the world’s peoples, using a modest amount of land and producing less waste, be it in small agricultural parcels, in orchards and gardens, hunting and wild harvesting or local fishing.