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  • 27.03.2017  Signs of the Times

    Signs of the Times

    On 24 February 2017 in Ljubljana the Executive Committee (ExCo) of Justice and Peace Europe met in Ljubljana/Slovenia. Maria Hammershoy, Danish member of ExCo presented her contribution to the series "Signs of the Times" under the title "Do not look back". It is a reflection about living in the era of "alternative facts" and post-truth".

  • 28.02.2017  Europe at the crossroads

    Europe at the crossroads

    With the beginning of Lent, Justice & Peace Europe launches its annual concerted action. This year it carries the title “Europe at the crossroads”. By publishing a Basic Text with ten concrete proposals, Justice and Peace Europe wants to contribute to the on-going debate about a pragmatic way forward for the European Union. The underlying Basic Text and its short version is available in 3 languages.

  • 06.02.2017  Colombia: from child soldiers to peace-builders

    Colombia: from child soldiers to peace-builders

    About 40 participants took part in the lunch event co-organised by Justice&Peace Europe in Brussels and had an exchange with young people from Medellín (Colombia) and with Fr. Rafael Bejarano sdb, Director de Ciudad Don Bosco (CBD) in Medellín. The Salesians of Don Bosco are helping former child soldiers to re-integrate into society. They shared this example of good practice of placing the human persons at the very centre and allowing them to become builders of peace in the Colombian society.

  • 27.01.2017  Prayer&Breakfast: Nonviolence is the key to peace

    Prayer&Breakfast: Nonviolence is the key to peace

    On 27 January 2017, Justice & Peace Europe organised a Prayer & Breakfast at the Secretariat of COMECE in Brussels on the theme of Pope Francis' Message for the World Day of Peace "Nonviolence: a style of politics for peace". The event gathered around 40 participants from the EU institutions, churches and civil society. The President of Justice & Peace Europe, Mgr. Jean-Claude Hollerich, offered a reflection on this theme which you can read here.

  • 14.12.2016  EU action to combat money laundering and organised crime

    EU action to combat money laundering and organised crime

    Today, 14 December 2016, Justice & Peace Europe launched its second Memorandum on "EU action to combat money laundering and organised crime". The text was drafted by Mr Enzo Pezzini, researcher at the University Saint-Louis, Brussels. Click here to read the Memorandum.

  • 09.12.2016  Regaining trust and countering fear

    Regaining trust and countering fear

    Statement of Justice and Peace Europe on the occasion of Human Rights Day (10 December)

  • 26.10.2016  Creating a safe haven for all: refugees and human dignity

    Creating a safe haven for all: refugees and human dignity

    Justice & Peace Europe is calling upon the European institutions, EU Member States and other European countries to take responsibility in granting refugees access to asylum and a decent standard of living.

  • 06.10.2016  Statement on the European Union

    Statement on the European Union

    The General Assembly of Justice & Peace Europe gathered in Luxembourg and on Monday, 3 October, it adopted the following declaration on the European Union.

  • 04.10.2016  Build bridges of justice rather than walls of fear

    Build bridges of justice rather than walls of fear

    Final Declaration of the International Workshop and General Assembly of Justice & Peace Europe held in Luxembourg from 30 Sept to 3 Oct 2016.

  • 29.09.2016  International Workshop and General Assembly of Justice&Peace Europe in Luxembourg

    International Workshop and General Assembly of Justice&Peace Europe in Luxembourg

    The Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions will hold its annual International Workshop and General Assembly from Friday, 30 September until Monday, 3 October 2016 in Luxembourg under the theme "Europe's security: Responsibility of States, of the Union and of Citizens"