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CIDSE recommends fundamental role of human rights and environmental protection in review of European Development Consensus

31 October 2016
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CIDSE, the international family of Catholic social justice organisations, recently shared its latest policy paper Make human rights and environmental protection the fundamentals! Recommendations for the review of the European Development Consensus.  With the intention of the European Union (EU) to update the Consensus to reflect the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Agenda 2030, CIDSE...
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A fair energy transition

15 September 2014
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José Ignacio García, SJ The energy transition is an urgent need because of the depletion of fossil fuels, the response to climate change, and to ensure the energy independence of our societies. It can also be an opportunity to promote a new model of social justice. From 10 to 12 September, the conference A...
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The Ukraine crisis: An energy wake-up call for the EU

15 September 2014
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Laura Pérez-Cejuela The crisis in Ukraine is a wake-up call for the European Union (EU), reminding its 28 member states that their energy dependence on Russia not only has a high economic price, but also a strategic cost. Europeans import 52% of the energy they consume, generating a bill of Euro one billion a...
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Making aid efficient and coherent

15 September 2010
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The European Court of Auditors recently published a series of reports analysing different schemes of aid and development cooperation, and demonstrating the need for modifications affecting the EU’s future commitments. Such tragedies as that of the Haitian earthquake tend to stimulate massively generous impulses, but longer-term questioning about how efficient is the international response. Coincidentally...
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