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The European Context of Jesuit Mission
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Obviously, there is diversity, but Europe is a union of diversity.
European Sunday Alliance
Tag Archives: Africa
This article was posted in JEOletter Nr. 10 / July 2010.
Maria Dolors Martinez
Le 18 mai passé, l’Université de Comillas et l’OCIPE ont organisé une session de travail autour de la problématique qui suppose l’implantation d’une norme de RSE dans la région des Grands Lacs pour les entreprises minières. Pour aborder la question a d’abord été présenté le film ‘Katanga Business’ de Thierry Michel, film qui fait parfaitement le point sur l’état de la question. Ensuite, la session de travail a continué par une table ronde avec la participation de trois experts dans le domaine Continue reading
This article was posted in RPAN.
Recommendations to the European Parliament
A. In order for natural resources to be managed in a transparent and sustainable manner
The EU should include transparency, good governance, and the principle of free and prior informed consent by local populations in EU policies and legal agreements vis-à-vis resource-rich countries (such as the Cotonou agreement, trade and investment agreements, Country Strategy Papers, National Indicative Programmes, or Corporate Social Responsibility, etc).
Specifically, the EU should also strongly encourage EITI membership of partner countries, EU Member States, as well as all European extractive companies. Continue reading
This article was posted in JEOletter Nr. 07 / October 2009.
Europeans often subliminally expect that renewal of the Church will be animated primarily by Europe, rather as we easily assume that the European Union offers a political model to ‘developing countries’. Evidently, both visible and invisible Christian structures have emerged predominantly within Europe, whether they be hierarchical systems, religious orders, theological institutes, or new ecclesial movements. Continue reading
This article was posted in Ignatian perspectives.
The Pope and AIDS in Africa: A human and spiritual wake-up call
Michael Czerny SJ
Pope Benedict’s words regarding the use of condoms in preventing the spread of HIV, generated a media storm. But the Pope’s comments are not a cause for concern as they were reported to be, argues Michael Czerny SJ. Why is the Church’s teaching on this issue not ‘unrealistic and ineffective’ as alleged, but valuable, efficient and grounded in reality? Continue reading
This article was posted in Documentation.
- Fundamentaltheologie im Koran?, in: FrZPhTh 55 (2008, 1) 141–165.
- Zum Dialog Islam – Christentum, in: Paulus-Rundbrief – Katholische Gemeinde Deutscher Sprache Brüssel, Nr. 444, 02–03/2009, 8–10.
- Unser liebes Geld – Aktuelle Überlegungen zu einem Systemfehler, in: Orientierung 73 (2009) Nr. 4, 41–44. Continue reading
This article was posted in RPAN.
All organizations listed below want to stop the injustice related to business activities in developing countries. European based and/or listed companies must be hold accountable by the European Institutions for human rights abuses committed in the areas of operation. The ECCJ (European Coalition for Corporate Justice) provides legal proposals to tackle this very issue. JEO, CAFOD, IPIS, Fatal Transactions and Global Witness focus on business activities of mining corporations in the Democratic Republic of Congo and collect evidence that due to a lack of European legislation, corporate abuse against local people in mining areas continues.
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