Advocacy

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.

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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Canada at the table in Syrian peace negotiations

May 30, 2016
by 
Elana Wright

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. 

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Faites entendre votre voix !

May 2, 2016
by 
Elana Wright

Nous vous invitons à un webinaire pour en apprendre davantage sur les différentes façons d’agir en faveur de la justice mondiale !

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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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