The challenge of 2023: Upholding faith, social action, and global advocacy on ecological justice

January 4, 2023

Ecojesuit explored collaborative opportunities throughout 2022 with the six Jesuit Conferences, institutions, and network partners to build a shared advocacy and faith-based engagement in critical global events.

With ‘local to global’ as the key approach, greater efforts were undertaken to connect with local and regional processes, and share local stories and voices. The Culture-based Solutions: Indigenous Responses to Biodiversity Challenges event, in partnership with the Conference of Jesuit Provincials in Latin America and the Caribbean (CPAL), the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP), and the Jesuit Conference of South Asia (JCSA), raised the concerns of local and Indigenous Communities in relation to biodiversity challenges on forest protection, food systems, and mining ahead of the 21st UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York City, USA, and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) in Montreal, Canada.

Read the full article here.