Green Hand Day is a project of EYCE’s German member organisation aej. It will raise awareness about the upcoming Rio+20 conference on June 16th. The activity looks to the place, where the decisions about the global future are being made: Rio.
In June 2012, governments of the states in the world deliberate how the climate can be protected, the economy be more eco-friendly and how justice can be achieved among the different people of the world.
In order for YOU to take part in the decision making for the future, there is Green Hand Day. Read on →
CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE “Acting Together to Overcome Poverty, young people address social injustice through interreligious cooperation”
Sustainable development is among the highest priorities in today’s political discussions. It is mentioned with regards to sustainable democracy, sustainable economy, ecological justice and many more. The concept of sustainable development helps us to view the well-being of society in the long term. However, it does not always look at the well-being of every individual within society. Among many questions triggered by this concept is the question of solidarity on various levels: global, local, and personal. How do we see the links between global south and global north? How do we experience the slums in the outskirts of our own cities? What do we do to address social injustice that manifests itself on a daily basis? What are the reasons of poverty and what consequences develop from it? Is it part of multi-level discrimination, where poverty goes hand in hand with education, religion, geographical background, social status, and gender identity?
The religious communities have a long history of social work and welfare institutions, running alongside state welfare systems and often substituting them. There is a great asset of expertise in various fields, which could gain more strength in collaboration. Read on →