Archive for November 2022

60s Scoop Gathering is a great success

November 29, 2022

The 5th annual 60s Scoop Gathering took place Oct 27 to 30 at Waupoos Family Farm located just outside the city limits south of Ottawa. Waupoos Farm has been the go-to site for our gatherings because it has modern amenities…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

On the role of women in climate justice

November 29, 2022

En español Climate change is a phenomenon that catastrophically affects all of humanity. This world cannot bear any more extractivism and excesses of our lifestyle. And it is also a crisis scenario that acts in a differentiated way on Global…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

SOBRE EL ROL ESENCIAL DE LAS MUJERES EN LA JUSTICIA CLIMATICA

November 29, 2022

In English El cambio climático es un fenómeno que afecta a toda la humanidad de una manera catastrófica. Este mundo no puede soportar más extractivismo y excesos de nuestro estilo de vida. Y también es un escenario de crisis que…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Our messages were loud and clear at COP27: KAIROS

November 28, 2022

Re: “Little to celebrate so far from Canada’s COP27 attendance,” (The Hill Times, Nov. 16, editorial). Global summits are what participants make them, and who participates in them, too. I have just returned from COP27, where I accompanied a 10-member…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice, Op Eds & Rabble

Donate Today for 4X the Impact – Support Women Working for Peace

November 25, 2022

Celebrate peace and goodwill this Christmas season by supporting the extraordinary work of women peacebuilders. Remember, with every dollar you donate to the Women, Peace and Security program, you’ll unlock $3 in funding from Global Affairs Canada. This means that…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

KAIROS Solidarity Partners Report

November 25, 2022

KAIROS has just published a report on our Global Solidarity Partners in 2021. Read the report These partnerships are part of who we are as KAIROS. They ground and inform our advocacy work on human rights, ecological and climate justice,…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

10 days. 40,000 attendees. Youth might have a seat at the table, maybe?

November 24, 2022

Let me start off by saying that as a youth delegate, I was incredibly privileged to be included on this COP27 delegation. Youth voices have been negated continuously and for too long, and I was honoured to have my perspective…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

KAIROS Times: November 2022

November 22, 2022

Post filed in: KAIROS Times E-Newsletter

The first of many beginnings

November 22, 2022

As COP27 was my first COP, I had so much to learn, and I did – from the diverse cultures, making new friends and learning the latest ideas. For people all over the globe to convene and find solutions to…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

BLOG DIA “SOLUCIONES”– 17 noviembre 2022

November 21, 2022

El jueves 17 de noviembre fue el día llamado de las “soluciones” de la Conferencia de las Partes de la CMNUCC -COP27- en Sharm El Sheikh. Sin embargo, al terminar el día, el texto borrador en proceso de negociación había…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

Climate Action Network Canada weighs in on COP27

November 21, 2022

As the dust settles on COP27, held in Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt, the Climate Action Network-Canada (CAN-Rac) offers its assessment on the climate conference’s outcomes through the following press release, which quotes Radia Mbengue, KAIROS’ Global Partnership Coordinator: Africa and Climate…

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The Court Case of the Creatures by Bob Haverluck

November 18, 2022

More stock available for sale at KAIROS  For a fresh and funny look at the seriously important work of Reconciliation in the Watershed, immerse yourself in The Court Case of the Creatures by Bob Haverluck. This is a court case…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Regional News, Spirited Reflections

Candles for COP27

November 18, 2022

Vigils for Climate Justice The experiences were different, from four people on a bridge braving a minus-twenty-degree windchill to a large circle of people gathered on the autumn leaves with robust drumming, but the sentiments are remarkably similar. It all…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Regional News, Spirited Reflections

Women at COP27

November 18, 2022

Read it in Spanish here This year, in the 27th Conference of the Parties, a gender day was established for the first time on November 14. In terms of women’s participation, much has changed since the first COP in 1995,…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

Las Mujeres en la COP27

November 18, 2022

Leia em inglês aqui Este año en la versión número 27 de la Conferencia de las Partes, se estableció por primera vez el día del género, el 14 de noviembre. En materia de participación de la mujer mucho ha cambiado…

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Tous pour une réponse adéquate aux changements climatiques

November 16, 2022

C’est depuis le jeudi 10 novembre que je participe aux activités de la Cop 27.  Un grand évènement mondial qui réunit les acteurs politiques, les scientifiques, les chercheurs, et les acteurs de la société civile du monde entier. La COP27…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

Centering Indigenous history and leadership in climate action

November 14, 2022

Hearing stories of colonization from those whose land and people have also been colonized in other parts of the world was, for me, particularly salient in offering a KAIROS Blanket Exercise at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh. It’s important to remember…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

A COP of many firsts but of mounting Indigenous determination

November 14, 2022

It’s my first time coming to Egypt, my first time to be stranded for one night in another country, my first time to attend a big UN conference, and everything is an overwhelming day to day of excitement and discovery….

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

The urgent need to include youth in climate change decision-making

November 12, 2022

Participating in COP27 is a unique opportunity to learn more about others living in the same world. It has been an honour to meet with the rest of the delegation face-to-face and to share ideas, experiences, and stories. It is…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

Arriving at COP27

November 10, 2022

After a long day of travel, I am ready to take on COP27, although I am cautiously optimistic and mindful about what will actually come out of my experience. Before my departure I did a live interview that touched on…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

KAIROS présente à la COP27 son activité des couvertures et un événement sur l’égalité des sexes, les conflits et le climat

November 8, 2022

Le 12 novembre, en Égypte, KAIROS organise l’activité des couvertures et, en collaboration avec le Fonds Égalité, un événement parallèle intitulé Le point de vue des pays du Sud sur la justice climatique, les conflits, la paix et l’égalité des sexes,…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice, En français

Where to Watch COP27

November 8, 2022

Below are a few resources for anyone wanting to view some of what is taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for COP27. Live broadcasts for anyone:   Climate Hub (free registration is required): https://www.wedonthavetime.org/ (an app to download also).  The…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

The delegation to COP27 begins

November 8, 2022

The KAIROS and For Love of Creation Delegation begins! On November 9, delegates arrive in Sharm El Sheikh Egypt from across the Global South – South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, West Bank, Colombia, Ghana, Ecuador and the Philippines-…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice, Global South

KAIROS brings to COP27 its Blanket Exercise and an event on gender, conflict & climate

November 8, 2022

In Egypt, KAIROS leads a Blanket Exercise on November 12, and partners with Equality Fund on Global South Perspectives on Climate Justice, Peace and Conflict, and Gender Equality, an event in the Canadian Pavilion, November 16  (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory)…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Global South, Indigenous Rights

KAIROS is restructuring!

November 4, 2022

As those who have walked along with us for many years know, KAIROS has a long and rich history of being a joint-venture ecumenical program administered by the United Church of Canada. Ten participating member denominations and religious organizations are involved in…

Post filed in: Media Releases, Statements

Living Hope across Turtle Island

November 2, 2022

“Pick a stone; hold it in your hand – imagine its feel if you don’t have one nearby – and be reminded of our connections to the earth.” (Robin Hope Galey, Wild Church movement in Calgary) “Take your cup, hold…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights, Regional News