Refugee and migrant camp in Moria, Greece, where some 6500 people are confined in dire conditions. Photo: w.porcellato/collettivofotosocial
Every 10 December, we commemorate the International Human Rights Day with a renewed belief and focus on ensuring that "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights", as it is written in article one of the Universal Declaration of Human...

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Volunteers make real change! Picture: Young Caritas Switzerland
Statement on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day Today, on the International Volunteer Day, Caritas Europa extends its most sincere appreciation to all volunteers, who selflessly dedicate themselves to serving others, to taking action and...
Caritas Czech Republic Secretary General Jakub Licka receiving the European Citizen's Prize at the European Parliament - Picture: European Parliament
Caritas Czech Republic was awarded the European Citizen’s Prize 2017 by the European Parliament for its long-standing work with the poor and suffering people. MEP Tomáš Zdechovský (EPP), who nominated Caritas Czech Republic, said that the reason behind...
Join Pope Francis in putting words into action to end poverty! Picture: www.anak-tk.org
Statement on the occasion of the First World Day of the Poor Yesterday, Sunday 19 November, Christian communities commemorated the first World Day of the Poor. Named by Pope Francis, he is calling on everybody to show solidarity with people in need “ If...
Press statement After his participation in the Social Summit on Jobs and Growth, Caritas Europa’s Secretary General Jorge Nuño Mayer said that “ the proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights is the beginning of an important work for both the...
Seize the opportunity and use the Pillar of Social Rights to end youth poverty Picture: Jindrich Streit - Caritas Czech Republic
Press release Caritas Europa made a strong call in favour of the European Pillar of Social Rights today at a press conference where it presented the results of a survey on youth poverty, conducted by 17 national Caritas organisations in Europe. The...
SINKIES - single income, no kids. The new European phenomenon of youth poverty Picture: Jindrich Streit - Caritas Czech Republic
Press release A recent survey on youth poverty conducted by Caritas in 17 European countries warns of increasing poverty among Europe’s youth. It also uncovers the appearance of a new social phenomenon, the SINKIES, that has a devastating impact on...
Caritas soup kitchen distribution in Slovakia - Picture: Jozef Belinga - Caritas Slovakia
Today, 25 years after the United Nations General Assembly declared 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Caritas Europa asks European countries to take more seriously their commitment to realise the Sustainable Development...
Knowledge Management -  Four steps to get started
Knowledge management is becoming an increasingly urgent necessity as the world gets more and more interconnected. New technologies are enabling more and more people and organisations to make their information available. A consequence of this situation is...
Kasaï: water sources and school latrines for the affected population of Mweka and Luebo
The triggering event of the current crisis in the Kasaï region dates back to 8 August 2016, when the security forces killed the local leader Kamuina Nsapu in Tshimbulu, a town of the Kasaï-Central. This act caused the population to attack several local...

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