Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy of Justice and Peace Europe. Click here to open the document.
The European Conference of Justice and Peace Commissions (Justice and Peace Europe) held its 2019 International Workshop and General Assembly from 11 – 14 October in Bratislava. Delegates from twenty-one Justice and Peace Commissions were present in the capital of Bratislava. Read the full press statement
Final Statement of the International Workshop of Justice and Peace Europe, 11-14 October 2019, Bratislava. Read it here
A major conference, “The Common Good and our Common Seas”, took place in Copenhagen from 3 – 5 May 2019. It brought together a wide and international audience from the Catholic Church, from Europe and from further afield. Representatives from the Church, science, business and civil society met to consider the challenges facing the world’s oceans, seas and coastal areas. Read the press release about the conference here.
On Ash Wednesday, Justice and Peace Europe starts its annual concerted action. This year its theme is the European election. The basic document has been adopted by the national Justice and Peace at their general assembly last October in Manresa/Spain. The document focuses on four areas requiring action by the next European Parliament: EU regional policy, food waste, arms exports and support for an internationally binding legal instruments on multinationals and human rights. Click here and read the document.
Read the reflection of Bishop Noel Treanor, President of Justice and Peace Europe, on Pope Francis' 2019 Peace Message entitled "Good politics is at the service of peace".
New President of Justice & Peace Europe, Bishop Noel Treanor will offer a reflection on Pope Francis’ Peace message and its significance for European and world politics today, followed by a breakfast on Friday, 25 January 2019 from 8.00-9.30 at the Secretariat of COMECE in Brussels. For more details and registration, click here.
Annual Justice and Peace Lecture of Prof. Jean-Paul Lehners on Christian Values and Human Rights
Statement of Justice and Peace Europe on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
New Four Year Plan adopted by the General Assembly of Justice and Peace Europe in Manresa on 1 October 2018