We are a European network of 31 national Justice and Peace Commissions mandated by their Bishops' Conferences to speak out on the fight against Poverty and for Human Rights, Peace, Reconciliation, Development and the Care of Creation. On this site you will get a look into the work of a justice and peace network inside the Catholic Church.
If you like to contact us you will find our address below
Secretariat of the Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions
19, Square de Meeûs
Tel.: +32 (0) 22 35 05 17
In the course of their assembly 2018, Justice and Peace delegates elected Bishop Noël Treanor as the new president of the network. Dr Treanor is Bishop of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland). He is member of the Commission for Social Issues and International Affairs of the Irish Bishops’ conference and Vice- president of COMECE. He replaces Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxemburg, who was elected president of COMECE last March.
Declaration of the Justice and Peace Europe General Assembly 2018: Drawing on the inputs and discussions of the International Workshop “Water: Source of Life – Human right and Europe’s responsibility” and inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Laudato Si’ the General Assembly of Justice and Peace Europe adopted the following conclusions, recommendations and commitments
Final Statement of the International Workshop of Justice and Peace Europe, Barcelona, 28-30 September: Water is the source of life on earth. We need to take care of it as individual persons and through our public institutions at each political level. Access to clean water and sanitation is a human right and Christians are invited to engage for its full recognition by states and international organisations