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Shifting minds and hearts for a sustainable world: The Stockholm Dialogue on sustainability science and values

31 October 2014

By the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN)-Ecology The Stockholm Dialogue is premised on the realities that our planet’s fragility and humanity’s vulnerability are increasingly laid bare through the environmental and social concerns that challenge our generation. Prevailing social and economic development models can no longer remain indifferent to these realities. And responding to this challenge...
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Ecojesuit 2010-2013: Renewing our commitment to contribute to healing a broken world

29 November 2013

The Ecojesuit Team Ecology and Jesuits in Communication or Ecojesuit  was launched as a monthly online newsletter in November 2010 and was a first significant action from the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN) Ecology which emerged from the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat after GC35. Ecological concerns were identified as one of the five...
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Climate change and the dialogue with values

15 September 2013

José Ignacio García, SJ and Pedro Walpole, SJ The Earth’s sustainability is at the heart of Ignatian advocacy as its core group for the ecology network  met during the World Water Week in Stockholm during the first week of September. One simple piece of wisdom that was clear is that when we start from...
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GIAN-Ecology in Stockholm, Sweden

31 August 2013

José Ignacio García, SJ When the core group of GIAN-Ecology met in Chicago in November 2012 and discussed its strategy for the next two years, we considered several issues where our efforts will likely concentrate. Finally after intense and very interesting discussions, we decided that the theme of water, or even better, Water for...
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World water concerns go beyond meeting MDGs in 2015

30 June 2013

Mariel de Jesus Water issues will be the focus of much of the world’s attention with the forthcoming World Water Week  in Stockholm, Sweden from 1 to 6 September 2013. The challenges with water are becoming increasingly complex, and the strategies for coping will require more than science, technology, or policy solutions. Rather, it...
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Local witness and global awareness

30 April 2013

For the Jesuits, local witness and global awareness are calling many individuals, and the Society of Jesus as a whole, to do new work on the front lines of the ecological crisis. This work looks very different at times. Fr. Amalraj Chinnapan helps communities in Myanmar to find housing and restore their livelihoods after cyclones...
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Jesuits of Africa and Madagascar Ecological Working Group: Call for ecological awareness

30 April 2013

Rigobert Minani Bihuzo, SJ Jesuits of Africa and Madagascar or JESAM  and collaborators met in Nairobi, Kenya last 12 to 14 April 2013 to chart a way forward in incorporating ecological and environmental sensitivity and action into our ministries for the next three years, as we reviewed the environmental and ecological dimensions of the...
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Moviendo el programa ecológico: El nuevo compromiso de agua

15 November 2012

Jose Ignacio Garcia, SJ Después de la CG35 el Secretariado para la Justicia Social y la Ecología de la Curia en Roma promovió un grupo de trabajo que fue el autor del documento titulado: Sanando un Mundo Herido (SMH).  La intención de este documento era hacer más cercano a los Jesuitas y sus colaboradores...
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Moving the ecological agenda: An emerging commitment to water

15 November 2012

Jose Ignacio Garcia, SJ After GC35, the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) of the Curia in Rome created a working group that wrote a document entitled: Healing a Broken World (HBW).  The intention was to explore the third decree of GC35 on the need for “reconciliation with creation.” HBW aimed to make this...
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