Archive for September 2011

Women’s Rights: Instruments for Lasting Peace

September 30, 2011

Collaborative Research & Analysis — “Women’s Rights: Instruments for Lasting Peace”” contributes research and analysis to the KAIROS Women of Courage Initiative, a program of research, education, networking and advocacy to promote women’s rights and support women’s rights defenders in…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Women of Courage

KAIROS Partner Voices speak on UN Statehood for Palestine

September 26, 2011

At the UN General Assembly, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking to upgrade Palestinians’ status from non-state observer to full UN membership. Given the United States’ proposed exercise of its veto, there is concern that Palestinian hopes may once again…

Post filed in: Middle East

Amira Hass, célèbre journaliste israélienne des droits humains, en tournée au Canada

September 22, 2011

Montréal, le 24 août 2011 – Canadiens pour la justice et la paix au Moyen-Orient (CJPMO) et KAIROS – Initiatives oecuméniques canadiennes pour la justice sont heureuses d’annoncer qu’elles organiseront de concert une tournée de conférences par la journaliste israélienne…

Post filed in: En français, Middle East

Call to Action: Vigil for human rights and social justice in Colombia

September 20, 2011

On Thursday September 22nd, those able to afford the minimum $1,000 ticket price will attend a gala at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto to honour Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos as Statesman of the Year. The award from the Canadian Council…

Post filed in: Latin America

Re : la protection des défenseurs des droits de la personne après l’assassinat du père Reinel Restrepo à Marmato, en Colombie

September 19, 2011

“Nous aimerions, à la suite de la nouvelle de l’assassinat du père José Reinel Restrepo, curé de la municipalité de Marmato dans le département de Caldas, Colombie, exprimer notre tristesse et profonde préoccupation relativement aux sociétés minières canadiennes qui pourraient…

Post filed in: En français

KAIROS is deeply saddened and troubled by the recent murder of Father José Reinel Restrepo

September 19, 2011

View the Joint Letter ‘Re. the Assassination of Father José Reinel Restrepo of the municipality of Marmato, Colombia’   KAIROS is deeply saddened and troubled by the recent murder of Father José Reinel Restrepo, parish priest of the municipality of…

Post filed in: Latin America