Colombia: Pax Christi Germany issues statement following conference on Colombian peace agreement

In the statement, after reaffirming the importance of the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC on 24 November 2016 in the city of Bogota, they express their concern about the delay of its implementation which may cause skepticism in the Colombian society and polarisation among the different actors...

Honduras: Faith leaders, social justice advocates travel to Honduras in wake of contested elections, widespread protests and violence

Fifty faith leaders and social justice advocates, including a representative from Pax Christi International, will fly to Honduras on Jan. 24 for a week-long visit to observe continuing widespread civil unrest and protests in the aftermath of the contested presidential election on Nov. 26...

UN: Report back from the UN Security Council briefing on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres delivered a statement decrying recent developments, including tension on the Korean Peninsula, the lack of trust between the United States and Russia, the attempts to undermine the agreement with Iran, the use of chemical weapons, and the increase in military budgets...

Canada: Pax Christi International welcomes Canadian government decision creating an ombudsperson for mining

Pax Christi International is pleased by the decision of the Canadian government and hopes that this will lead to other governments addressing the human rights issues around extractive industries in Latin America...

Sri Lanka: Human Rights Office Kandy organises salutation with the theme, "Let's Stand Up for Equality, Justice and Human Dignity"

Celebrating International Human Rights Day 2017, the Human Rights Office in Kandy organised the Human Rights Salutation held at the Good Shepherd Convent Kandy on 10 December 2017 with the theme "Let's Stand Up for Equality, Justice and Human Dignity"...

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