Migrants make Europe stronger!

Tue, 06/12/2016 - 10:13
Migrants make Europe stronger!
Caritas Europa has issued a new publication “Welcome – Migrants make Europe stronger” and casts the spotlight on “barriers” that prevent millions of migrants from becoming full-fledged members of the European societies in which they live. These barriers...

Injustice is not invincible!

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 05:30
Injustice is not invincible!
“The problems I see is in the attitude of employers, i.e. [in offering] moonlighting jobs, employers prefer [temporary] contracts for services instead of regular employment contracts. They frequently offer no benefits or care for employee.” ~ A Caritas...
Caritas Europa publication "Social justice and equality in Europe - is possible! The Caritas roadmap" is out now ! For more information, take a look at our press release or read the longer press briefing . The publication is available in English , French...
Bee farmer - Photo: Caritas Internationalis
Caritas Europa is concerned by the challenges ahead toward translating the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into European policies and will be closely monitoring the European Commission’s actions relative to achieving the promises set forth in the...
Madgas Hotel - Photo: Michael Mazohl, Caritas Austria
In the last years, we have seen an increase in in-work poverty, an insufficient reduction in unemployment in many countries and decreased and worsened access to services: social and health services, education, housing and culture. It is now clear that...
Photo: Walter Luttenberger, Caritas Switzerland
The main goal of the Council of Europe, with its seat in Strasburg, France, is to defend human rights. The best known aspect of the 47 member states’ strong organisation is probably the European Court of Human Rights. The Council of Europe rightly...

Let’s liberate Europe from poverty

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 09:01
Let’s liberate Europe from poverty
The next Caritas Europa publication “Social justice and equality in Europe – is possible” presents our vision for resilient social models in Europe, which is based on the analysis of social realities on the ground. According to our vision, such social...
Welcome: migrants make Europe stronger
Caritas Europa publication “Welcome: migrants make Europe stronger – Caritas’s practices for an inclusive Europe” will be published this December. In it, we describe the multitude of obstacles witnessed on the ground that hinder the participation of...

Poverty day in the Council of Europe

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 14:34
Council of Europe, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Each year, the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe marks the 17th of October, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, with the organisation of an event which brings together all those who are dedicated to overcoming poverty all...
Caritas in the Caucasus region make themselves ready to save lives
The national Caritas composing the Eastern Europe-Caucasus Emergency Group organised their 6th regional meeting last 4-6 October in Kiev. The group works since many years with improving its members’ capacity and readiness to act in case an emergency...

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