Reflections of a First-Time Attendee to the Fourth edition of UNEA

From early morning Major Groups briefings to late evening deliberations, and from attending various side events to listening attentively to country-specific national statements! The first week was characterized by the Major Group (7-8 March); and The UN Science-Policy Business Forum on the environment (8-10 March)… a moment of darkness overshadowed and dampened…

The Role of Faith in promoting Sustainable Consumption and Innovative Technology

UNEA4 Side Event on the Role of Faith in promoting Sustainable Consumption and Innovative Technology

On the morning of 12th March 2019, at the sidelines of the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4), the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) and Brahma Kumaris co-hosted an event titled, Lifestyle Changes based on Values and Ethics – The Role of Faith in promoting Sustainable Consumption…

UNEA4 Member States and the case of Matthew 21:28-32

The member states who were watering down the language of the resolutions and weakening it by refusing to commit, from my perspective, are like the proverbial son in the Bible who said he would go work in the vineyard when he as asked by his father, but he did not…

Aperçu de la première journée de l’UNEA4

La quatrième Assemblée des Nations unies pour l’environnement a débuté aujourd’hui le 11 Mars 2019. Le thème de cette année est: “Des solutions innovantes pour relever les défis environnementaux et garantir la consommation et la production durables.” Deux conférences  ont précédée l’Assemblée durant la semaine passée à savoir : “Major Group…

CLC Kenya Universities Formation

Focus on Laudato Si at CLC-Kenya Universities Formation

Close to 100 Christian Life Community-Kenya members drawn from 8 universities, gathered at the University of Kabianga in mid-February, of their joint formation weekend. The main theme of the formation weekend was “Laudato Si, Youth and Care of Creation”. The venue could not have been more fitting. Bernard Kithusi, CLC-Kenya‘s Executive Secretary…

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