Posts Tagged ‘Responsability’

The US elections – a rude awakening in Europe

The election of Donald Trump as the future 45th US President took place on 9 November, 27 years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Does it […]

Retour sur le Faith and Politics workshop 2016

Lorsque l’on veut éviter des débats endiablés au cours d’un repas de famille, il est de coutume d’éviter deux sujets de discorde : la politique et la religion. Il est donc […]

Poor agreement on the European Regulation of Responsible Sourcing

The European Institutions – Commission, Council and Parliament – have reached an agreement on the so-called “Conflict Minerals” Regulation last Wednesday.  Civil society organisations, both  in Europe and in the […]

Pope Francis and the compassion of the Europeans

In visiting refugees on the island of Lesbos, Pope Francis pointed signalled a humanitarian approach and appealed to the compassion of the Europeans His first official visit outside of Rome […]

EU fails its responsibility on responding to migrant crisis

The massive flow of migrants has induced the EU to forge a controversial agreement with Ankara to send to the neighboring country migrants who arrive in the Greek islands, even […]

Dialogue – a vital issue for the Church and for Europe

The Church can only carry on a meaningful dialogue with the outside world if she is committed to an internal culture of dialogue In Article 17 of the Lisbon Treaty, […]

Migration trends across the western route of the Mediterranean

The Moroccan border with the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla Syrian people fleeing from the conflict usually arrive to Morocco from Algeria, where they did not need a visa […]

Catholic organisations’ initiatives to face up to climate change

CIDSE is an international alliance of 17 Catholic development organisations working together for global justice. Caritas Internationalis is a network comprising 165 organisations. It works for a world of peace, […]

EU treads a tightrope dealing with Juncker plan

The European Parliament (EP) discussed last month, April 20th, the European Strategic Investment Fund (EFSI) known as the core of the Plan Juncker, but it rejected it because of the […]

Frontiers of fear

Since January 2015, it is estimated that 2000 people have died by drowning in the Mediterranean Sea whilst trying to reach Europe.  Dozens more suffer major injuries in their attempts […]

Comment vivons nous le contexte de la Grèce d’aujourd’hui?

Nous sommes un groupe de personnes, jésuites et laïcs, résidant à Athènes concernées par la crise sociale et économique qui frappe la Grèce depuis six ans. La Grèce: ce pays […]

Catholic leaders call for due diligence in supply chains

More than 70 Catholics bishops have signed the statement we reproduce here calling the EU to reinforce the supply chain due diligence in order to stop the complicity of transnational […]

Disappointing EU Initiative on conflict resources

An initiative proposed by the European Commission on responsible sourcing of minerals is not strong enough to prevent European companies’ mineral purchases from financing conflict or human rights abuses, and […]

Dialogue Seminar on Climate Change

With Article 17 of the Lisbon Treaty elevating dialogue between EU Institutions and churches, religious associations or communities, as well as philosophical and non-confessional organisations from simply ‘good practice’ to a […]

Citizenship and Responsibility

Some people may suggest that politicians and public officials are faced with too many urgent and practical problems to let themselves be distracted by those fundamental theoretical questions best left […]