Franciscans Internationals prepares to celebrate 30 years

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Join Franciscans International!

We are offering an advocacy internship between February and April 2019.

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Religious leaders speak out in favor of strong UN treaty on transnational corporations

During the 4th session of the Intergovernmental Working Group on transnational corporations and human rights, Franciscan Internationals hosted religious leaders from Brazil, Guatemala, and Germany.

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Franciscan Family discusses current challenges and causes of migration

Between 5 and 7 November, representatives from the Franciscan Family from Brazil, Guatemala, El Salvador, Mexico, and Paraguay met in Mexico City to discuss the challenges and causes of migration in the America. (En español)

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Indigenous peoples' rights between Brazil and Venezuela

Side-event to the 39th session of the Human Rights Council. 

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Crisis in the DRC: A country-wide perspective

FI and 46 other organizations alert the Human Rights Council to the possible worsening of political tensions and violence in Congo as the election approaches.

Follow our joint side-event and read our open letter. 

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Human rights in the Philippines

Side-event to the 39th Session of the Human Rights Council.

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In memory of Julie Morgan

Earlier today, the former Director for Asia-Pacific in FI Bangkok office has passed away.

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Despite the efforts, the Global Compact falls short of its promises.

Please, read our position statement.

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Farewell, dear Sr. Odile.

Sister Odile Coirier, FMM, will leave FI on July 16.

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Photo Credit: © Gustave Deghilage