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…

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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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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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-…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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Une délégation de partenaires autochtones, jeunesse et femmes du Canada et du Sud se rend à la COP27

October 31, 2022

KAIROS et Pour l’amour de la création envoient 10 délégués en Égypte pour demander que leurs voix soient entendues Ottawa (territoire algonquin non cédé), le 26 octobre 2022. – KAIROS et Pour l’amour de la Création (FLC) envoient 10 délégués à la Conférence…

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Delegación de representantes indígenas, de jóvenes y de mujeres de Canadá y del Sur Global rumbo a la COP 27

October 31, 2022

Con el auspicio de KAIROS y la iniciativa For the Love of Creation, un grupo de 10 personas se dirige a Egipto para exigir que se les escuche (Ottawa: terrritorio del Pueblo Algonquin) – KAIROS y la iniciativa For the…

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Indigenous, youth and women delegates from Canada and Global South head to COP27

October 31, 2022

KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are sending 10 delegates to Egypt to demand their voices be heard (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory) – KAIROS and For the Love of Creation (FLC) are sending 10 delegates to the United Nations…

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Presentación de delegación a COP 27 de Canadá y Sur Global el 3 de noviembre

October 27, 2022

Participantes de delegación de KAIROS y For the Love of Creation se presentarán en un seminario virtual de dos horas para amplificar su mensaje exigiendo ser parte de la toma de decisiones que afectan el clima y las personas. (Ottawa:…

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Le 3 novembre, pleins feux sur les délégués du Canada et des pays du Sud à la COP27

October 27, 2022

La délégation de 10 membres de KAIROS et de Pour l’amour de la création est présentée dans un webinaire de deux heures pour mieux faire entendre la revendication des organismes d’obtenir une place à la table de décision sur le climat…

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Spotlight on COP27 delegates from Canada and Global South, November 3

October 27, 2022

KAIROS and For the Love of Creation’s 10-member delegation featured in 2-hour webinar to amplify their message to have a seat at climate decision-making tables (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory) – KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are co-sponsoring Voices…

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Highlights from my participation at 11th WCC Assembly, by Zoughbi Zoughbi

October 19, 2022

The 11th World Council of Churches Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany was indeed a celebration of life from diverse churches, dignitaries, students, patriarchs, bishops, clergy, nuns, professors, and political, social, and economic leaders of the world. I was representing Wi’am: Palestinian…

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Taking a deeper risk

October 12, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

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Cast the net wide

October 7, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

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KAIROS Times: October 2022

October 6, 2022

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The World KAIROS Blanket Exercise delivers at WIPCE 2022 in Australia

October 5, 2022

Español sigue. Despite the colonial bureaucracies to obtain visas and passports, despite the labyrinths of multiple airports and the long hours of waiting and flights, Gloria Gonzalez a Maya Achi woman from Guatemala and Dario Iza president of the Kitu…

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The road to COP27 has begun. Listen to delegates on the KAIROS/ For Love of Creation Delegation

October 4, 2022

KAIROS and For Love of Creation (FLC) are organizing a delegation of Global Women, Peace and Security and Solidarity partners and Indigenous partners and youth from Canada to the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) which takes place in Sharm…

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Yeast to Raise the Ambition

October 3, 2022

KAIROS Regina invites you on a journey of faith, one that challenges our comfortable lives and changes the very buildings we worship in. On October 15, KAIROS Regina will host a one-day hybrid conference called, “Creation Care in our Places…

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The truth in Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2022

Truth and Reconciliation isn’t about living in or reliving the past. It’s about learning the truth of the past, looking within ourselves and accepting its truth, learning from it and moving forward from it.  For thousands of years, Indigenous peoples…

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