Climate and Coconut in Accra - CYNESA and Arrupe Jesuit Institute

Climate and Coconut in Accra

“An evening chitchat about climate change (with coconut refreshment)”, is not your ordinary title for an event meant to explore one of the most serious and urgent issues of our time. Nevertheless, about 30 young people turned up at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Baatsonaa in Accra, Sunday 24th March, for what turned out to be […]

Masvingo Deanery Clean Up

Masvingo Deanery Catholic Youth Association (CYA), in the Catholic Diocese of Masvingo, Zimbabwe, espoused the Catholic teachings on environment by facilitating a cleanup campaign in the Central Business District of Masvingo on the 6th of April 2019 as a way of honoring God’s creation. Masvingo Deanery CYA Spiritual Adviser, Sister Gwenhere managed to encourage youths […]

GPE OEWG Plenary in session

The ad hoc open-ended working group established in May 2018 by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in resolution 72/277 (“Towards a Global Pact for the Environment”) convened its second substantive session 18-20 March 2019 at the United Nations grounds at Nairobi. At its first substantive session in January, the OEWG considered a report by the UN Secretary General that identified and assessed possible gaps in International Environmental Law (IEL) and environment-related instruments…