International Women’s Day: making the field level
Brussels, 08 March 2013 - Caritas is marking International Women’s Day on 8 March by celebrating the work of women farmers around the world. Women are more than ever at the forefront of sustaining family farms, but yet find themselves denied the same...
Makeshift settlements outside Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. Famine is spreading alongside with diseases linked to poor sanitary conditions - Photo: Amunga Eshuchi/Trocaire (Caritas Ireland)
The European Union is on the verge of adopting proposals to reorient its development policy to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and contribute to “ending poverty in all its dimensions, irreversibly, everywhere, and leaving no one behind”. However, instead of sending a strong signal of its commitment...

Migration & development: allow solidarity to overcome fear

Migration & development: allow solidarity to overcome fear
A couple of weeks ago CONCORD, the European NGO confederation for relief and development, launched a spotlight report on “Migration and Development”. Caritas Europa dedicated a lot of attention to this moment and to the contents of the report itself. This was not only because the chair of...
Statement - Let’s get serious about working together with Africa as one human family! Joint letter from Caritas Europa and Caritas Africa to the EU-Africa Valletta Summit
Let’s get serious about working together with Africa as one human family!
Last year, African and European leaders came together at the Fourth EU-Africa Summit to agree on concrete forms of cooperation on migration and mobility, without embarking on the implementation. It is, therefore, high time that our leaders put this...
SDGs: We believe Europe can get it right this time around!
Caritas Europa calls on the EU Council for Foreign Affairs of today to reach ambitious conclusions that address the impact of European policies on people experiencing poverty in Europe and overseas. We are especially concerned with the situation of the...
Statement - SDGs: We believe Europe can get it right this time around!

The Mapping system is on track!

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 09:00
Mapping workshop in Caritas Europa
The final name for the Mapping system is still under discussion but the website has already passed a threshold . Last Wednesday, Caritas Europa hosted the first Mapping Workshop, with participants coming from different member organisations to learn and...
Caritas Europa and COMECE together for the poor
The presidents and Secretary-Generals of COMECE and Caritas Europa met today to reinforce the cooperation between the two Church organisations and reiterate their joint commitment to the preferential option for the poor. In this occasion, the discussion...

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