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30. October 2017

Speeches of Pope Francis on Europe

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Since 2014, Pope Francis held major speeches on the European project.

20. June 2017

World Refugee Day: working together with refugees

Webnews, 20/06/2017

In a world where violence forces thousands of families to flee for their lives each day, it is time to show that the global public stands with refugees. This is the reason that, less than two decades ago, brought the UN General Assembly to designite 20 June as World Refugee Day.

19. June 2017

COMECE contribution on the future of European defence

Webnews, 19/06/2017

In the current geopolitical and strategic environment, security is a major concern for people and a priority for the EU. Ahead of the European Council, COMECE has published its assessment and proposals for a future European Security and Defence Policy.  

09. June 2017

EU strategy on resilience: a shift towards pre-emptive peace-building?

Webnews, 09/06/2017

The EU presented a Joint Communication on how it aims to support states, societies, communities and individuals in adapting to growing and increasingly long-term pressures. COMECE welcomes the EU’s Joint Communication on resilience and encourages the EU to prioritise a people-centered approach in the implementation process.

 

06. June 2017

Social Affairs Commission statement on the future of work

Webnews, 06/06/2017

Under the chairmanship of Mgr. Ambrosio, the COMECE Social Affairs Commission met on Friday in Brussels. Together with EU representatives, the committee of experts exchanged views on the EU reflection paper on the deepening of the Eurozone, the European Solidarity Corps and the European Pillar of Social Rights on Friday.

02. June 2017

Cardinal Marx on the decision of the US President to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement

Press, 02/06/2017

Statement of Cardinal Reinhard Marx, COMECE President, following the decision of the US President to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement.

30. May 2017

Migration: root causes and how to address them

Webnews, 30/05/2017

Archbishop François-Xavier Maroy Rusengo from Bukavu (DR Congo) debated with representatives of the European Commission and the European Parliament the root causes of migration in Central and Eastern Africa, and the possible ways to address them.

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