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2016 world assembly
Emmaus organisations across the globe are getting ready for the next world assembly in 2016, which will be about Emmaus's values.  In preparation for the event, companions, volunteers, staff and elected members are urged to stop and consider what values Emmaus holds dear. The Asia region held its first discussion workshop on Emmaus’s values on 18 August (see photo).  Details...

Emmaus solidarity sale in the USA
Emmaus HOME in the United States held its annual yard sale from 8 - 11 August for international solidarity.  Last year the sale raised 12 000 dollars. “It's just wonderful to bring others up and level the playing field. Make it fair for everyone”, said Joshua Prochaska, Emmaus International national delegate for the United States. Click on this link for the article and report.  Details...

Abbé Pierre – Emmaus Centre sale on 27 July
The Abbé Pierre – Emmaus Centre in Normandy, France, is holding a big sale to celebrate 50 years since Emmaus first came to the village. Sunday 27 July 2014 from 9am – 5pmAbbé Pierre – Emmaus Centre76690 Esteville30 km north of Rouenwww.centre-abbe-pierre-emmaus.org contact@centre-abbe-pierre-emmaus.org +33 (0)2 35 23 87 76  Details...

'No’ to the Franco-Comorian agreement
Along with organisations such as the OUC, GISTI and France Libertés, Emmaus International is denouncing the draft agreement between France and the Comoros which is set to be signed on 26 July when François Hollande visits his Comorian counterpart Ikililou Dhoinine. This agreement was drawn up in an opaque manner and makes provision for significant restrictions on travel to Mayotte – which is a French territory – from the archipelago’s other three islands.By becoming involved in this campaign, Emmaus International is reiterating its commitment to freedom of movement and settlement worldwide.See the document co-signed by Emmaus International (in French).   Details...

Paris salon
The Emmaus salon held in Paris on 22 June brought together more than a hundred groups from across Europe: France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, the UK, Romania and Ukraine. Thanks to the 18 000 bargain hunters who came to this gigantic solidarity sale, projects supporting ethical finance and a solidarity-based economy will be financed in the four Emmaus regions. Thanks to everyone!  Details...

Emmaus Brazil speaks out about the world cup
With only a few days to go before the world cup kicks off (the event runs from 12 June to 13 July), the Federation of Emmaus Brazil has spoken out in support of non-violent demonstrations in response to state corruption and authoritarian interference by FIFA, which are also calling for public services to be improved. The federation has also resolutely condemned sexual tourism which the world cup is likely to worsen and has reiterated its determination for every individual to be respected. Read the open letter from Emmaus Brazil.   Details...

Emmaus Europe RCEE The RCEE met in Lampedusa and in a declaration has condemned the fatal consequences of European migration policy. It is time to wake up and rally round to create a more humane and socially-responsible Europe! Click here to read the declaration .  Details...

Vintage sale at Emmaus Lisbon
Emmaus Lisbon in Portugal is running a vintage multimedia sale from 23 May to 1 June, every day from 2:30pm to 6:30pm.https://www.facebook.com/emaus.canecas#!/emaus.canecashttp://emauscanecas.blogspot.pt/  Details...

Stand up and be counted for universal citizenship
The Organisation for Universal Citizenship, co-founded by Emmaus International, is urging the world’s citizens to mobilise to make 23 May an international day for universal citizenship.  From 21 to 24 May at Paris town hall square, citizens can stand up for freedom of movement by displaying their photo in support of universal citizenship. Around the world, people can also show their support for the cause by visiting the dedicated webpage: www.o-c-u.org/affichezvous  Details...

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New annual report!
The 2013 annual report is now available.  It provides an overview of the movement’s activities around the world during the period and presents Emmaus International in a clear and concise manner. Click here to read it.  Details...

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