Posts Tagged "global partners"

A Cry for Peace- Statement of Solidarity of the Jolo Bombing

February 1, 2019

On January 27, 2019, in one of the deadliest attacks in the Philippines in recent years, a bombing of a church in Jolo, Sulu, Mindanao, during a Sunday Mass, claimed the lives of more than 20 worshipers, including civilians and…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific

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WATERLOO: Women Peace and Security: Dispatches from Time and Place

A public forum to remember the impact of war and colonization on women and girls. Speakers include:  Lori Campbell Cree-Metis from Treaty 6 territory, Saskatchewan, and director of Shatitsirotha, the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, on gender and race Carol Acton Associate…

Faith, Economy, Migration: Exploring the Connections

November 26, 2013

Alfredo Barahona is representing KAIROS at the Ecumenical Dialogue of the Americas on Faith, Economy and Migrations in Quito, Ecuador from November 27 to December 1. Organized and hosted by the Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI), one of KAIROS’…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Migrant Justice

Walking for Reconciliation as the TRC closes

September 23, 2013

Today, we walked for reconciliation with 70,000 people through the streets of downtown Vancouver.

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

Serving refugees in the Middle East region: DSPR

July 23, 2013

KAIROS partner, Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR), is a body of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) that serves Palestinian and other refugees across the Middle East region. In operation since 1949, DSPR provides diverse services to…

Post filed in: Middle East, Migrant Justice

CIDA DFAIT Letter to Ministers Baird, Fast & Fantino

June 17, 2013

“Faithful commitment “to love our neighbour,” whether down the road or across the ocean, motivates our engagement in human rights and development. Canada has a significant responsibility to contribute to building a more equitable and inclusive global community. In any…

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Alternative Mining Indaba 2013

February 27, 2013

Ian Thomson, KAIROS Program Coordinator for Ecological Justice through Corporate Accountability, represented KAIROS at the Alternative Mining Indaba, held February 3-5 in Cape Town, South Africa. Here, he shares his reflections and news from the Indaba (Zulu for ‘meeting’), including…

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KAIROS partners in the Philippines seek a meeting with Prime Minister Harper

November 9, 2012

KAIROS civil society partners in the Philippines are seeking a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss allegations of irresponsible activities of certain Canadian mining companies. The Ecumenical Voice for Peace and Human Rights in the Philippines (EcuVoice), Kalikasan…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

The São Paulo Statement “International Financial Transformation for the Economy of Life”

October 19, 2012

The global ecumenical community has issued a strong call for the transformation of the world’s financial system. A statement calling for a new financial and economic architecture emerged from a conference attended by sixty delegates from Christian churches from every…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Executive Director

Whose Development? Reflections on my visit to the Marlin Mine and meeting with community members

April 24, 2012

By Rachel Warden “They said the mine would bring development, but they didn’t mean development for us, unless they meant the development of sickness, environmental damage, of social conflict and threats,” – community member from San Miguel Ixtahuacan We were…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Latin America

Congolese Elections—A Step Backward

December 23, 2011

While the African Union and neighbouring countries have accepted the results of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) recently held presidential and parliamentary elections, most national and international observers have said that the results were marred by substantial electoral irregularities…

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Ecuador’s Oil Struggle: Reflections on an Amazonian Journey

November 25, 2011

In July 2011, KAIROS staff Rachel Warden and Sara Stratton, together with Fort Chipewyan activist George Poitras, travelled to Ecuador to learn more about the impacts of oil exploration on the Indigenous peoples and ecosystems of Ecuador’s Amazon region. The…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights, Latin America, UNDRIP Blog Updates

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, Gender Justice, Latin America, Women of Courage

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

May 25, 2011

UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES Adopted by the UN General Assembly 13 September 2007 “The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the General Assembly on Thursday September 13, by a majority of…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, UNDRIP Blog Updates

Ecumenical Conference on Mining – Final Statement

May 5, 2011

(Conferencia Ecuménica sobre Minería >>) Gathered under a banner bearing Psalm 24’s reminder – “The Earth is God’s, and all that is in it” – about 150 people from all parts of the Earth considered the impact of Canadian mining…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Partner Profile: Constantine Dabbagh

December 7, 2010

From time to time, the Canadian mainstream media turns its attention to the Gaza Strip, and very little of its reporting carries good news. The western-most part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Gaza is surrounded by an Israeli military blockade…

Post filed in: Middle East

MEDIA ADVISORY – KAIROS Cross-Canada G20 Climate Justice Tour Comes to Regina

June 14, 2010

Photo Opportunities Attention:     Environment, Foreign Affairs, Business, and Religion Editors Regina, SK/For Immediate Release                             Friday, June 11, 2010 WHO:           KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives in conjunction with the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition and the Council of Canadians presents KAIROS Southern and…

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MEDIA ADVISORY – KAIROS Cross-Canada G20 Climate Justice Tour Comes to Halifax

June 14, 2010

Photo Opportunities Attention:     Environment, Foreign Affairs, Business, and Religion Editors Halifax, NS /   For Immediate Release                         Monday, June 14, 2010 WHO:           KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives in conjunction with the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition and the Council of Canadians presents KAIROS…

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KAIROS launches G20 Climate Justice Tour

May 19, 2010

http://www.kairoscanada.org/en/ecojustice/climate-change-the-g20/

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