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Programs and Projects

The Latin American Conjuncture Report

11 November 2010
Photo credit: Mirada Global

The Conference of Jesuit Provincials of Latin America (CPAL) launched in 2008 the “Latin American Conjuncture Report” an initiative to take the pulse to the socio-economic situation in Latin America. This is a quarterly report elaborated by the Gumilla Centre of Venezuela on behalf of the CPAL. The objectives defined for the CPAL for...
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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Congolese mining companies

15 October 2010
R1007_Project_ Corporate Social Responsabiliti

Two events have prompted a field mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as part of the project "Relational Peace Advocacy Network" (RPAN) of OCIPE in June 2010. First, the CEPAS, our partner in the Congo in the triangulation Brussels - Kinshasa and Washington, organized two workshops on social responsibility of extracting companies; and second,...
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The Mountain Mission and Video Vision

15 September 2010
Eko Adriyanto during a film shoot of  Haji Albasia: the Albasian Haj

Eko is one of the directors and editors of the "Albasian Haj". A documentary film about the reflection of the scholastics (Indonesian Province) on the traditional systems of multi-cropping that sustains the upland soils and people's forests, locally known as "hutan rakyat".
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The Challenge for Jesuits in the Asia Pacific

15 August 2010
If you want to cultivate peace, protect creation. - Pope Benedict XVI, World Day of Peace, 1 January 2010

Reconciliation with Creation is a central theme of the Jesuit mission since the 35th General Congregation, but how can we make this happen? Even though Pope Benedict makes constant and urgent reference to the state of our environment and GC35 calls our attention to it, the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific or JCAP faces...
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Integrating disaster resilience with climate change adaptation

15 July 2010
urban-poor

ESSC worked over the past year with the Homeless Peoples Federation Philippines (HPFPI), with assistance from the Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives (PACSII) to contribute to building the capacity of their urban poor associations for climate change adaptation and increase their resilience to disasters. Challenged with the demands of their...
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