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12 Sep 2018 description

Montreal, September 12, 2018 – Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is launching the global Share the Journey campaign here in Canada today to raise awareness on forced migration around the world and to call on the Canadian government to do more to address the root causes that force people to flee their homes.

07 May 2017 description

Montreal

May 4, 2017, Victoria, British Colombia—Today, Development and Peace—Caritas Canada is delighted to announce the receipt of a $4 million donation from the Sisters of St. Ann of St. Joseph Province, which will be invested in a Solidarity Fund supporting the organization for many years to come. The donation is the single largest private contribution that Development and Peace has received to date.

05 Sep 2015 description

The current refugee crisis that is taking place in Europe requires a global response and Development and Peace is working with its Caritas partners in Europe to help bring relief to thousands of people who are trapped in limbo as they try to escape war, poverty and repression in their countries of origin.

05 Sep 2015 description

Développement et Paix collabore avec ses homologues de Caritas en Europe afin de secourir des milliers de personnes qui sont prises au piège alors qu’elles tentent d’échapper à la guerre, à la pauvreté et à la répression dans leur pays d’origine.

06 Oct 2012 description

DEVELOPPEMENT ET PAIX a recueilli plus de 1,8 million de dollars pour venir en aide aux 18 millions de personnes touchées par la famine au Sahel, en Afrique de l’Ouest.

Au début de mai, DEVELOPPEMENT ET PAIX a lancé une campagne pour cette région car ses partenaires locaux voyaient déjà qu’une crise alimentaire se préparait. En effet, les réserves de céréales commençaient à s’épuiser dans de nombreux villages, à cause entre autres des récoltes insuffisantes de l’année précédente. D’où la décision de DEVELOPPEMENT ET PAIX de lancer un appel d’urgence.

01 May 2010 description

Il est difficile de rendre justice en quelques brèves pages à toutes les activités et réalisations qui ont
marqué l'année 2008-2009 à développement et paix. Nous travaillons directement dans 33 pays, où nous
appuyons plus de 200 projets. Nous répondons également aux crises humanitaires aussitôt
qu'elles se produisent et, en tant que membre actif des réseaux internationaux de
l'Église catholique que sont Caritas Internationalis et CIDSE, notre présence s'étend véritablement
aux quatre coins du globe.

09 Jul 2008 description

Montreal, July 9, 2008 - It is time for farmers, smallholders and local communities in the countries of the Global South to regain control over our global food system, Development and Peace said today as it released Food System in Crisis: Hunger and the Pursuit of Profit.

The 22-page report, prepared with input and reflections from Development and Peace partners in the countries where it works in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, provides a Christian reflection on food and hunger, highlighting catholic social teaching on the issue.

01 Jul 2008 description

Around the world, an increasing number of people do not have enough food to feed themselves and their families. Eight years on from the Millennium Summit, where world leaders pledged to eradicate extreme hunger and poverty by 2015, it is projected that 100 million people on every continent are on the verge of joining the 860 million people for whom a lack of food has already been an on-going and urgent daily crisis. Thirtyseven countries are affected. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) calls

05 Jun 2008 description

Montreal, June 5, 2008 - As government representatives and UN officials gather in Rome for the Conference on World Food Security, organised by the FAO, Development and Peace joins a number of other civil society organisations (CSOs) in reiterating that 'the world doesn't need more of the same medicine'.

In a joint statement issued on May 23, CSOs from around the world maintained that the current food crisis is the result of decades of misguided international policies, many of which are still applied today.

'We alert the international public opinion to the potential …

06 Feb 2008 description

Montreal, February 6, 2008- Development and Peace launches its 2008 Share Lent education and fundraising campaign today with a goal of $10 million. Under the banner slogan "I believe... I give!" it reminds Canadians of their commitment to international solidarity and social justice.

"Justice, peace, solidarity, the right to have a voice in decisions that affect our lives and communities - these values are fundamental both to our Catholic faith and to the work of Development and Peace," said the Most Rev. V.