Open letter of the communities affected by mining operations, received in Rome by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace VIVAT International is pleased to publish this letter written by the representatives of communities that participated [read…]
From VIVAT Bolivia – we share details of our last experience from this space we share with different congregations which also have representation at the UN. We have been working since 2013 on the making of [read…]
VIVAT International joins 621 civil society organizations from 90 countries in advocating for the human right to safe drinking water to be explicitly named in the post-2015 Declaration. More then 60 VIVAT international members, associates and [read…]
In the Southern border of Sao Paulo State, Brazil, there is a large valley surrounded by mountains and cut by a major river, Ribeira do Iguape, with an abundance of streams and small rivers forming [read…]
One hundred and eight leaders participated in the “National Consultation on Migration” 20-22 March 2015 at the Indian Social Institute, Bangalore. The participants reflected on the issues and challenges presented by Migration across the country [read…]
Brazilia, December, 2014 This year in Brasilia, Brazil, representatives of VIVAT International came together with representatives of partner organization from 13 countries both religious and lay backgrounds to participate in the “Churches and Mining” in [read…]
“Those who suffer food insecurity and malnutrition are persons, not numbers.” spoke Pope Francis in his Message for WORLD FOOD DAY, delivered at FAO Headquarters, Rome, during the CFS (Committee on World Food Security) Session [read…]
Co-sponsored a side events titled “The Growth of Human Rights Projects into Sustainability for the Entire Range of Millennium Development Goals” on the occasion of the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference.