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dimanche 30 octobre 2011

India Prepares for UPR

FI and the Association of Franciscan Family of India (AFFI) for the first time organised three workshops in October on the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in India. Over 90 participants, including Franciscans and other faith-based organizations, ...[En savoir plus]

lundi 24 octobre 2011

Human Trafficking: An Epidemic of Contemporary Slavery

FI participated in the Human Trafficking Symposium held in October at the Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington D.C.. Several Ethiopian survivors of human trafficking shared their testimonies about travelling through Sudan, Dubai, ...[En savoir plus]

lundi 24 octobre 2011

FI Contributes to Mid-term Implementation Reports on Burkina Faso and Burundi

UPR-Info released the Mid-term Implementation Assessments (MIA) on Burkina Faso and Burundi containing information received from NGOs including Franciscans International. The reports detail whether UPR recommendations made at the United Nations have been ...[En savoir plus]

vendredi 21 octobre 2011

FI Workshop for Franciscan Missionaries

“It is no more just European Franciscans going to mission in Africa and Asia but now friars from all around the world are going to other countries,” observed Fr. Markus Heinze OFM at the Inter-Franciscan Formation Programme for New Missionaries in ...[En savoir plus]

vendredi 21 octobre 2011

Franciscans Lobby for UPR on Timor Leste

On the occasion of the 12th Session of the Universal Period Review, FI invited Fr. Guilherme da Costa Barros OFM, President of the Franciscans Family in East Timor, and Sr. Henrietta Dewi Komalasari FFMI, to lobby UN Permanent Missions in Geneva on human ...[En savoir plus]

jeudi 13 octobre 2011

Job Opportunities

Franciscans International is currently recruiting for a Regional Director for the Asia Pacific Programme in Bangkok and a Project Manager in Geneva.[En savoir plus]

jeudi 13 octobre 2011

Franciscans International and WaterLex issue joint-publication for grassroots communities to contribute to the realisation of the human right to water

Since 28 July 2010 and the United Nations General Assembly official recognition of the Human Right to Water and Sanitation, key steps have been undertaken by water governance stakeholders to make this Human Right a reality.Among these efforts, Franciscans ...[En savoir plus]

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