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role of agriculture in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)
November 7, 2016

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.

Voice for Justice campaign
November 2, 2016

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

October 31, 2016

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.

October 27, 2016

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.

Canada ratifies the Paris Agreement
October 12, 2016

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...

How Canada can ensure a lasting peace in Syria
October 6, 2016

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.

June 28, 2016

“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.

Participate in the consultations on Canadian development aid
June 21, 2016

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: 

June 15, 2016

Development and Peace to present a panel on Laudato Si and its call for ecological conversion.

June 8, 2016

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.