Archive for May 2022

OFP to celebrates 50 years of sowing life, territory and peace in Colombia

May 30, 2022

On July 21, the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP), a KAIROS Women, Peace and security partner in Colombia, will celebrate its 50th anniversary. This represents an incredible history and achievement – 50 years of working with communities and grassroots women in…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Latin America

Post-COVID, migrant worker issues remain

May 17, 2022

by  Michael Swan, The Catholic Register

Post filed in: Migrant Justice

Letter of solidarity to partners after the elections in the Philippines

May 16, 2022

KAIROS and the United Church of Canada have written an ecumenical letter to partners in the Philippines expressing solidarity, witness and support in the aftermath of the presidential and vice-presidential elections on May 9.   Our partners, including the National Council…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific

MEDIA RELEASE: KAIROS’ Empowering Temporary Foreign Workers during COVID-19 project will fund migrant justice program partners to September 30, 2022

May 11, 2022

(Ottawa – unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabek (original) People’s) – The Government of Canada has extended the successful KAIROS-run Empowering Temporary Foreign Workers during COVID-19 (ETFW) project until September 30, 2022. The Government of Canada has provided an additional…

Post filed in: Media Releases, Migrant Justice

Help build political support for corporate accountability bills

May 3, 2022

For too long people who have been harmed by Canadian mining operations overseas have had little to no recourse due to lax corporate accountability and impunity – in the countries where the harms are committed, and in Canada too. Rather…

Post filed in: Corporate Accountability, Ecological Justice

Voting for change and human rights in the Philippines

May 3, 2022

Filipinos go to the polls on May 9 to elect a new leader and government. This could be a moment for positive change, or a continuation of well documented human rights violations that have escalated under President Durante’s regime.  The…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Gender Justice/Women of Courage