Global – Ecology Network advocates for fighting climate change at COP23

Between 6 to 17 November, over 25 Jesuits and partners held events during the UN COP23 climate change conference in Bonn, Germany. Taking place whilst the UN talks are going on, the Ecojesuit network hosted a conference entitled “Laudato Si’ – Environment is Relationship” in the Aloisiuskolleg, a well-known Jesuit school in Bonn. Open to all COP23 delegates, NGO staff and members of the public, the event gathered speakers from around the world, including Micronesia, Latin America, Central Africa, India and the Philippines. The speakers reflected and exchanged ideas on the challenges in caring for our Common Home. On the same day, Ecojesuit network also hosted a “Laudato Si Fair” at which representatives from various Jesuit institutions, Conferences and ecology-related initiatives showcased their activities. Other events during COP23 include a meeting of the ecology cluster of the Jesuits in Europe “Higher Education for Social Transformation” (HEST) group. Read more…