Placer la personne humaine au cœur de la reconstruction d'HaÏti

Dans la ligne des préoccupations déjà exprimées lors de la 13ème session spéciale (janvier 2010), les Dominicains appellent le Conseil des droits de l'Homme à placer la personne humaine au cœur de la reconstruction d'HaÏti.

Access to medicine for children living with HIV and HIV/TB co-infection

The Association Comunita’Papa Giovanni XXIII, Caritas Internationalis, Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), IIMA and VIDES wish to express their urgent concern about the right to health and access to treatment of children living with HIV and with HIV/TB co-infection.

Haiti earthquake - United Nations Human Rights Council Special Session

Dominicans and other Catholic inspired organizations urges the international community to adopt a long term perspective in conducting the reconstruction program in Haïti

Haiti earthquake - UN Human Rights Council special session

Catholic inspired organizations urges the international community to adopt a long term perspective in conducting the reconstruction program in Haïti

United Nations publishes Millennium Development Goals Report 2009

More than halfway to the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), major advances in the fight against poverty and hunger have begun to slow or even reverse as a result of the global economic and food crises, a progress report by the United Nations has found.

Global Economic and Financial Crisis

« L’impact de la Crise économique et financière mondiale sur la mise en œuvre effective et universelle des droits de l’homme »

Si cette crise est d’ampleur planétaire, ses effets touchent d’abord des personnes humaines, des millions de familles, d’hommes, de femmes et d’enfants et particulièrement les plus faibles.

Worldwide economic crisis : Promoting an economy which benefits all people

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During the course of the 10th special session of the Human Rights Council, the Dominican Order and five other  Catholic NGO's plead with the international community to refocus its economic and financial apparatus on its primary objective: serving the human person.

Read the oral déclaration

UN press release

World Food Crisis: Dominican Intervention at the 7th Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council

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Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers) calls upon the international community to make every effort to ensure that the right to nourishment is accorded to every human being, and particularly to the weakest and most vulnerable.

Brazil, irrigation: A Bishop Defends the Poorest of the Poor

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Du 12 au 21 mai 2008, Dom Tomas Balduino, dominicain, évêque émérite de Goiás (Brésil), conseiller permanent de la Commission Pastorale de la Terre (CPT) et Thomas Bauer, coordinateur de la CPT de Bahia étaient en Suisse pour montrer l’absurdité du détournement du fleuve Sao Francisco planifié par le gouvernement brésilien et l’alternative possible à ce projet gigantesque.

A tsunami of hunger

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World food crisis :  Sister Marie-Laure DENES o.p. call for more action.

The original article can be read in French.

 

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