Posts Tagged ‘Social Justice’

Social Apostolate Delegates Annual Meeting, Bilbao 22-23 September 2017

Taken from Jesuits in Europe News From GC36 to Ecology, Spirituality and Collaboration  At this year’s annual meeting we sought conversion in social apostolate with regards to ecology, spirituality, collaboration […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

You shall not tell lies!

The spread of fake news has made truth and lies an urgent topic of political and social debate. The Association for the German Language chose the new idiom “postfaktisch” (post-truth) […]

Mixed results for legislation on “conflict minerals”

After three years of negotiations, the European Union has finally got round to legislating on conflict minerals.  Definitely a step forward, but not going far enough, writes JESC Advocacy Adviser Emmanuelle […]

Rural depopulation – The harvest is rich but the labourers are few

Responding to ever-louder calls for a radical overhaul of the Common Agricultural Policy (‘CAP’), MEPs have recently voted in favour of measures to help small farmers. In this article, environmental […]

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 […]

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