The pre-session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Uganda took place on December 1st, 2014.
In early December, the French embassy in Benin awarded the 2014 Prize for Human Rights to Franciscains-Bénin, a close partner NGO of Franciscans International.
FI has been a co-organizer and co-convener of the “Churches and Mining” meeting in Latin America, a gathering that seeks to strengthen the coordination between active ecclesial communities in Latin America. This year, the meeting was held in Brasilia, ...
The Ministers of the Conference of the Franciscan Family write an encouraging letter about FI and its successes in the past two years.
Franciscans International (FI) participated actively in the United Nations’ Annual Business and Human Rights Forum.
In partnership with other NGOs, FI submitted two urgent appeals, one to Australia, one to Papua Province.
Budi Tjahjono, FI’s Advocacy Officer for Asia-Pacific, travelled to India in November to participate in two national consultations, one focusing on the right to food and extreme poverty, the other on the human rights of minority groups like the Dalit and ...