Tuesday 7. July 2020
Ecology & Sustainability

In the Treaties the European Union professes the principles of sustainability, the protection of the environment and the fight against the causes and effects of climate change. Regularly these ambitions are in conflict with other aims of the EU like economic growth, agriculture and industrial policy.

Since 2008 COMECE has been engaged with the topic of climate change and regularly stressed the necessity of an ecological conversion and a different and more sober style of life. In his encyclical «Laudato si» Pope Francis has flagged up this idea with his concept of an «integrate ecology» that underscores the link between the protection of the environment and climate, the fight against poverty, social justice, economy and politics.

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06. July 2020

The European Laudato Si’ Alliance (ELSi’A) is looking for a Project Coordinator

Job Opportunity, 06/07/2020

The European Laudato Si’ Alliance (ELSi’A) is looking for a Project Coordinator who will coordinate its network on behalf of all its member organisations. The position is a full time/5 day per week, one-year contract, with the possibility of extension. The job is based in Brussels. Download the Job Offer.

29. May 2020

Third Laudato Si’ Reflection Day: “Laudato Si’ for a just recovery”

Press Release, 29/05/2020

Five years after the publication of Pope Francis’ Encyclical letter on the “care for our common home”, representatives of European Bishops’ Conferences, as well as Catholic organisations and movements, held in Brussels the 3rd European Laudato Si’ Reflection Day on Thursday 28 May 2020.

26. May 2020

Join the 3rd European Laudato Si’ Reflection Day!

Event, 28/05/2020

On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’, COMECE and its partners invite you to participate in the third European Laudato Si’ Reflection Day on Thursday 28th May 2020, from 15h00 to 17h00. The event will be held as a webinar due to the current pandemic of SARS-CoV-2.

Contact person:

Michael Kuhn

Senior Advisor In charge of Ecology & Sustainability and Education, Culture and Youth policy...
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