Archive for February 2022

Land defenders’ human rights continue to be violated – this must change

February 28, 2022

On February 6, Gidimt’en land defenders made a submission to the UN denouncing Canada’s violation of Indigenous rights in the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. In recent days, there have been several key events pertaining to water and land…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Op Eds & Rabble

Decolonization is at the heart of effective climate action

February 25, 2022

A more accurate story is that Black, Brown, and Indigenous peoples—particularly women—are indispensable in confronting the climate emergency. They hold the traditional ecological knowledge of agriculture and biodiversity and are powerful peace builders at the critical grassroots level. Photo: Environment…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Op Eds & Rabble

Join us for Women of Courage Workshop at UN Commission on the Status of Women #CSW66

February 24, 2022

KAIROS is hosting a virtual parallel event at the 2022 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), on March 22, 2022, at 10.00AM – 12.00PM EST. The workshop, ‘Women peacebuilders build back with environmental and economic security’, will…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Online ecumenical meetings in solidarity with migrant workers

February 24, 2022

An invitation to all churches and church representatives   We invite you to be part of a network of solidarity. Migrant workers – on the farms and elsewhere – are feeling the stress of going into the third growing season of…

Post filed in: Migrant Justice, Regional News

Strengthening the livelihoods of Palestinians through agriculture in the West Bank

February 23, 2022

The agricultural sector, considered the cornerstone of Palestinian economic development, has not been able to play its strategic role because of the dispossession of land and the denial of access to agricultural areas, water resources, domestic and external markets as…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Middle East

Support the Brunette River 6 and their action for a livable climate

February 11, 2022

Join KAIROS in rallying in support of the Brunette River 6.  Ruth Walmsley, Janette McIntosh, Catherine Hembling, Tim Takaro, Bill Winder and Zain Haq face charges of “criminal contempt of court” and 14 to 28 days in jail for peacefully…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

KAIROS Times: February 2022

February 3, 2022

Post filed in: KAIROS Times E-Newsletter

KAIROS wish list 2022

February 1, 2022

As Canada and the world grapples with multiple crises, including pandemic related impacts and extreme weather events fueled by global heating, KAIROS calls on all levels of government in Canada to prioritize a just and equitable recovery. This includes a…

Post filed in: Corporate Accountability, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Indigenous Rights, Migrant Justice