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Friday 30 September 2011

Greetings of Peace on the Feast of St. Francis

FI sends you Greetings on the Feast of St. Francis on 4 October. Click here[more]

Thursday 29 September 2011

India Prepares for UPR

Fr. Alphonse Charles OFM Cap., President of Association of Franciscan Family of India (AFFI) met with Sr. Denise Boyle fmdm, Franciscans International (FI) Executive Director, to learn more about the work of FI and to visit the United Nations (UN) during ...[more]

Tuesday 27 September 2011

Urgent Appeal to Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

Franciscans International (FI) would like to draw the attention of Mr. Juan Ernesto Mendez, United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment  to the situation of Mr. Kimanus Wenda, a ...[more]

Friday 23 September 2011

FI Delivers Oral Statement on UPR of Solomon Islands at UN

On 21 September 2011 during the 18th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Franciscans International (FI) delivered a joint-oral statement on the Universal Periodic Review of the Solomon Islands with a focus on education.[more]

Thursday 22 September 2011

Mateusz Tuniewicz Memorial Fund

Anna-Karin the wife of Mateusz RIP, who tragically drowned in Bali, on his way home from an FI workshop, requested that we inform you about the ‘Mateusz Tuniewicz Memorial Fund’ the family has set up to honour his memory. The purpose of the Memorial Fund ...[more]

Wednesday 21 September 2011

UN Special Rapporteur and Franciscans Discuss Human Rights Concerns for Internally Displaced Persons in Kenya

The UN Special Rapporteur (SR) of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) met Franciscans working with IDPS during his visit to Kenya in August 2011 to review the human rights situation of this group of people. [more]

Wednesday 21 September 2011

FI Submits Written Statement on Report of Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

In September 2011, Franciscans International submitted a written statements to the Human Rights Council 18th Session, on the report of the Special Rapporteur (SR) on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, its causes and consequences, and her ongoing commitment ...[more]

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