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Initial contacts

June 17, 2016
by 
Luc Paré, member of the Quebec City diocese

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.

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.

We’re off!

June 9, 2016
by 
Pascal André Charlebois

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.

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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Supporting Burundian refugees in Tanzania

June 6, 2016
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

Burundi has been plunged in a political crisis since April 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza made the very controversial announcement that he would be allowed to present his candidacy for a third term. Thousands of Burundians have crossed the border into Tanzania in order to flee the political instability and violence that have paralyzed the economy and adversely affected the most vulnerable in the country.

The long, slow and difficult reconstruction process in Nepal

June 2, 2016
by 
By Stéphane Vinhas, Program Officer (Emergency Relief)

On April 25, 2016, which marked the first anniversary of the earthquake in Nepal, I travelled to the country to spend two weeks assessing the changing context and monitor the projects supported by Development and Peace. I was also there on behalf of our organization to show our solidarity with the Nepalese people, who were commemorating this sad event.

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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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World Humanitarian Summit: Between opportunities and challenges

May 13, 2016
by 
Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer
First World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey

This coming May 23rd and 24th, over 5,000 participants are expected to attend the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey. Heads of state, government leaders, as well representatives from the private sector, multi-lateral organizations, youth, civil society, and the NGO community, including Caritas Internationalis, of which Development and Peace is a member, will take part in this meeting. 

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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