From 26-29 June 2023, Br. Taucen Girsang and Br. Daniel Rodriguez Blanco from JPIC Office in Rome were in Geneva to participate in different sessions of the 53rd General Assembly of the United Nations (UN).
The Netherlands, a European country with about 18 million inhabitants and an area of 41,543 km2, is still one of the favorite destinations for migrants from Ukraine, Africa, Middle East and other continents.
Br Jaime Campos, OFM and Br Daniel Rodríguez, OFM, visited the Franciscan Province of “Our Lady of Guadalupe” of Central America, Panama and Haiti from June 5 to 24, in the context of the change of the Director of the General Office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC). Their goal was to encourage and promote the initiatives and projects in the field of JPIC that the entity is carrying out.
The brothers working in the animation services of the General Curia travelled to Colombia to participate in the meeting of Ministers Provincial and Custodes of the Bolivarian Franciscan Conference.
It recounts the engagements of FI’s team and of sisters and brothers on the ground who, throughout the pandemic, still found ways to stand up against injustices and to bring these to the attention of decision-makers
The International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking 2021 brings into the spotlight one of the main causes of human trafficking: the dominant economic model of our time, whose limits and contradictions are exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
This publication aims at deconstructing predominant myths about migration and human mobility more generally, from a human rights perspective.
The Order held a high-level online consultation on the Order’s response and learnings from the global COVID19 crisis. Attendees include the General Minister, Br. Michael Perry, and representatives from Missionszentrale der Franziskaner, Franciscans International, Franciscan Mediterranean Network, Franciscan Network on Migration (RFM) and representatives of the JPIC Office.