The UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in Nagoya, Japan is at its midpoint and there is already talk about failure. Once again we find environmental issues which have high media attention get little action accomplished. The debates seem to be revolving around similar problems that the Climate Change international summits faced – the […]
With these words the Pope began his address to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on the celebration of World Food Day. Echoing many key points in Caritas in Veritate, the Pope spoke of the imprtance of food production but more so of food distribution, and the responsability of developed nations […]
These were the words of Cardinal Peter Turkson, an African, to the UN on the millennium development goals. The Cardinal was sent as a special envoy and shows that he knows his stuff. Extremely well versed and up to date on current issues of the MDG’s, he spoke well on economics and challenged the UN […]
Here is a video of the latest and very successful CLM medical missions to Ayaviri in Peru. The group was mostly from Colorado volunteers and doctors. Special thanks to Ken and Didi Chism for leading the trip. Good work! Here some of their own words: Through the grace of God and many, many hands, we […]
Today there was an announcement by the UN secretary general saying it was possible to meet the MDG’s y 2015. Really? This data shows us where we are at.