Photo: Caritas Austria
Statement Caritas Europa fully supports the Council of Europe’s Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland’s call on the European Commission to recognise the European Social Charter as the “Social Constitution of Europe” and to consider it as a basis for the...
The Institutional Advocacy Forum met for the first time!
On 16-17 January, Caritas Europa organised the first Institutional Advocacy Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia. Caritas Slovakia hosted the Forum in Centrum Salvator, which is run by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Saviour. The Forum gathered...
Migrant family in Czech Republic - Photo: Jindrich Streit Caritas Czech Republic
Press release: European legislators interested by Caritas successful projects on integration from across Europe“empowering people” approach to integration Empowering migrants and receiving communities is the best way to achieve sustainable and successful...
Photo: Antonio Fantasia/Caritas Europa
Caritas Europa’s promising integration practices have drawn the attention of European Parliament (EP) Members participating in the Intergroup Fighting against Poverty. The Chair of the Intergroup, Sylvie Goulard (ALDE), is hosting a panel with Caritas...
Lone child migrants need all of our support!
On the occasion of the annual World Day of Migrants and Refugees, Caritas Europa joins Pope Francis in calling everyone to pay attention to the reality of child migrants, “especially the ones who are alone... who in a threefold way are defenseless: they...
Migrants and refugees are facing life-threatening conditions after snow and arctic cold blanketed Greece, Serbia and south-eastern Europe. Temperatures at night have dropped below minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 Fahrenheit) in some areas. Thousands of...

Syria: Peace is possible!

Thu, 15/12/2016 - 15:05
Syria: Peace is possible
“Let us implore the grace of heartfelt conversion for those responsible for the fate of that region” - Pope Francis. "This war has been the bleakest winter for Syria, but we know that after winter comes spring. With your support, Caritas around the world...
Poverty threatens 1.5 million inhabitants with eviction in the Czech Republic - photo: Caritas Czech Republic
Tomorrow 10 December, we will mark Human Rights Day. Poor and excluded people around the world are confronted with situations in which their human rights and their dignity are violated. This happens also in Europe. Iva Kuchyňková and Alžběta Karolyiová,...

Making Caritas sustainable

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 16:38
Making Caritas sustainable
Caritas Georgia implementing the Caritas Development Fund (CDF) The charitable foundation Caritas Georgia approached the Caritas Development Fund (CDF) for the first time in 2014. They then joined fully this newly established system that supports the...
Group Picture of Participants
The very first Caritas Europa learning path to be developed and delivered for the network was the Organisational Development Learning Path. It was developed for Caritas organisations that wanted to improve their organisational capacities and strengthen...

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