The First World Humanitarian Summit will take place next 23th and 24th May in Istanbul, Turkey aiming to find innovative methods to approach humanitarian crises and reduce persons’ vulnerability. Together with organisations such as Christian Aid, Caritas International, the Islamic
In these times of such deep and extended crisis, different sectors of the Society of Jesus in Spain have gathered together to share a series of reflections, questions and proposals. We believe they have a place in a plural society
The idea of networking was the centre of the 2013 annual social apostolate meeting in the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP). The importance of networking was highlighted by one of the worst forest fires in Indonesia and the resultant
The crisis of recent years in Spain has deeply affected the NGOs in development cooperation with drastic cuts in funding, the subsequent need to realign or discontinue our projects, the dismantling of our structures and even the disappearance of many
From March 17-19, 2016, Loyola University Chicago hosted its third annual Climate Change Conference, entitled “Global Climate Change: Economic Challenges and Solutions.” This gathering focused on new economics, policies and activism taking place around the world to address climate change.
In November 2015, the Networking for Justice gathering brought together the main global justice networks of the Social Apostolate of the Society of Jesus in Loyola, Spain to evaluate and promote networking as an important tool in the struggle for justice.
Many Jesuit organisations and individuals around the world are working in prisons, or with former prisoners as they transition back into the community. Until recently, however, there was little collaboration or support between regions, and only ad hoc recording of
Collaboration with academia: GIAN representatives and the Pontifical University of Comillas gathering in Madrid
As a finishing touch to the “Networking for Justice” meeting that took place in Loyola from November 16th-20th and in which 60 people from different continents, Jesuits and laypeople from various sectors of the Society of Jesus, including the four Global Igantian
In the face of the coming World Humanitarian Summit to be celebrated next year in 2016 in Turkey, the entire humanitarian community is gathering to question the way we are currently responding to emergencies.
Jesuit institutions accompany and serve impoverished and marginalized communities in many countries around the world. They have been doing so for many years. The people who work in these institutions have found that this service has meaning and enriches their lives.