Regional Multi-Stakeholder Consultation Meeting for Africa in Preparation for the AMCEN

By David N. Munene Between 9th and 10th November 2019, about 57 representatives of different Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) comprising mainly of the Major Groups and Stakeholders (MGS) to the UN Environment Programme held a 2-day consultative meeting ahead of the Seventeenth Regular Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN). The Catholic […]

Sierra-Leone-mudslide

(Cover photo: UPI News-Ernest Henry/EPA) The mountain town of Regent in the greater Freetown area of Sierra Leone experienced heavy rains on the night of 13th August, resulting in devastating mudslides and flooding. Hundreds of lives have been lost and massive destruction of property experienced. The Sierra Leone Young Christian Students Movement (SLYCSM) informs us […]

Fr. Laurien SJ - Cleaning bukavu

(Cover photo: Fr. Laurien Nyiribakwe, SJ, joins the CYNESA DRC team in a clean-up activity in Bukavu, July 2017). ********* What better day to acknowledge the role of “Eco-Jesuits”, in our CYNESA story, than on the Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola! A few years ago, in 2012 to be specific, a group of young Catholics […]