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Tuesday 06 January 2015

FI very encouraged by Prize awarded to partner NGO

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.[more]

Monday 22 December 2014

FI at Church and Mining Meeting

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, ...[more]

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Exciting Letter from the Conference of the Franciscan Family

The Ministers of the Conference of the Franciscan Family write an encouraging letter about FI and its successes in the past two years.[more]

Monday 15 December 2014

FI at the 3rd UN Human & Business Rights Forum

Franciscans International (FI) participated actively in the United Nations’ Annual Business and Human Rights Forum. [more]

Monday 15 December 2014

FI submits two urgent appeals

In partnership with other NGOs, FI submitted two urgent appeals, one to Australia, one to Papua Province. [more]

Monday 08 December 2014

National Consultations in India

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 ...[more]

Friday 28 November 2014

Promoting Corporate Regulation: Connecting the UN’s Sustainable Development Agenda with the Human Rights Agenda

FI’s Advocacy Director, Francesca Restifo, travelled to New York last week to work with FI’s NY-based advocacy officer Amanda Lyons. The goal was to strengthen the role of Franciscans International by combining advocacy efforts to promote corporate ...[more]