Advocacy | Development and Peace


A new approach to corporate accountability

A new model law would require Canadian companies to prevent, address and remedy human rights violations and environmental damage through their entire supply chain.


Increasing official development assistance: a first step to paying our debt

Development and Peace joins civil society organizations in calling wealthier nations’ governments to step up development aid contributions in the pandemic time.


A green recovery: “We know we are capable”

December 11, 2020
Hélène Tremblay-Boyko, Development and Peace member from Saskatchewan

Five years after she attended the landmark United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, a Development and Peace member overcomes disappointment with optimism.

An opportunity to take action for the love of Creation

Join our campaign and contact your MP to reiterate the importance of building back better here in Canada and in the Global South.


Springing the debt trap

Ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 140 faith leaders from around the world are urging the IMF and World Bank to cancel debts of countries in the Global South.


What Canadians’ solidarity means to the defenders of the Amazon

The For our Common Home campaign culminates with a webinar featuring Indigenous testimonies, solidarity, inspiration and plans for powerful advocacy.


”Amazonize Yourself”: Church in Brazil Launches Amazon Awareness Campaign

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada welcomes the new "Amazoniza-te" campaign launched by the Episcopal Commission for the Amazon of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (CNBB) in partnership with other ecclesial and civil society organisations to sensitize the Brazilian and international public opinion about the dangers threatening life in the Amazon, its territories and p


The human cost of climate change

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is an occasion to examine the nexus between climate change, conflict, poverty and human tragedy.


The Amazon faces humanitarian and environmental tragedy because of the pandemic

South American Church leaders call for “urgent and unified action to avoid a humanitarian and environmental tragedy” in the Amazon.


For “a renewed and reconciled unity”

The Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle releases a reflection on the COVID-19 pandemic, calling for solidarity with Indigenous peoples and new thinking on recovery from the crisis.