An Unexpected Call: From Teaching to Serving Justice

The following is the text of an article written by JESC’s new director, Peter Rožič SJ, which was recently published on the website of the Social Justice & Ecology Secretariat […]

Rethinking Europe

With the participation of Pope Francis, COMECE is organising a Dialogue Congress on the Future of the European Union in the Vatican at the end of October. In the beginning was the […]

Stuck in the Doldrums – EU-Africa Trade Deals

The blueprint for a patchwork of trade agreements between the EU and African nations has not been achieved. This is because existing and proposed arrangements are based on an economic […]

Campaigning against ‘conflict’ minerals

The dark histories of some of the shiny items adorning our bodies has been popularised by recent Hollywood films and celebrity-backed campaigns. This has permitted the concepts of ‘conflict’ diamonds […]

Financial Transaction Tax: Has the Time Come?

The FTT has been under discussion for more than 5 years now. After such a long process, will an agreement be reached or will it fall at the last hurdle? […]

Getting together one year on: Celebrating the memory of British MP Jo Cox

June marks the first anniversary since the murder of the gifted social justice campaigner and British MP, Jo Cox. A series of events are planned to celebrate what unites communities. […]

France chooses Europe

The European anthem “Ode to Joy” resounded as newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron walked into the Louvre courtyard to address his supporters. In Brussels, this election result was greeted with huge […]

A first step in the fight against conflict minerals

On 3 April 2017, the European Council formally adopted a regulation on the responsible supply of minerals which had previously been approved by the European Parliament on 16 March 2017.  […]

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