UNESA 4 Nairobi 2019

Faith Presence at UNEA4

The fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4) is set to take place in Nairobi, 11th to 15th March. Held every 2 years, the 4th assembly will focus on the twin themes of innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production. The report of the Executive Director of the…

Generation Laudato Si - Panama

In Panama, Young Catholics Call for Urgent Climate Action

Young Catholics from across the world are renewing their call for urgent climate action. The call was contained in a manifesto titled, “Ecological Conversion in Action”, which was issued at the end of the 3rdInternational Congress on the Care of Creation. Young people also committed themselves to “to live Laudato…

Fabian Oliver, CYNESA South Africa.

Ecological Conversion, Climate Justice and Just Transition: Reflections from COP24

At the last United Nations Climate Conference (COP24), held in Katowice, Poland, Verena Himmelreich spoke with Fabian Oliver, a CYNESA South Africa Core Team member. Fabian is a student of Theology and works as a Youth-Pastor in Johannesburg South, South Africa. He participated in the last COP24 in Poland as…

Global Pact UNEP

Towards a Global Pact for the Environment

The existence of more than 500 Multilateral Environment Agreements, (local, national, regional and global legal frameworks) that govern and contain environmental challenges, has provided a robust resource in ensuring environmental responsibility and stewardship. Unfortunately, as the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, notes in his report, there are considerable “gaps in international environmental…

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Jeunesse et les Conventions Internationales: enjeux, défis et perspectives. Regard sur la CoP14 de la CBD.

La Convention sur la Diversité Biologique (CDB) est un traité international adopté lors du sommet de la Terre à Rio de Janeiro en 1992. Elle a trois buts principaux : la conservation de la biodiversité, l’utilisation durable de ses éléments et le partage juste et équitable des avantages découlant de…

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