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Albert Tévoédjrè, the exceptional Beninese man at the origins of Emmaus Benin


Our friend, Albert Tévoédjrè, passed away on Wednesday 6 November 2019. A man with an exceptional career, both nationally and internationally, but also someone we owe a lot to at Emmaus International and particularly at Emmaus Africa.

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UCLG Africa Secretary General’s message on the occasion of the International Migrants Day on 18 December 2019

"We encourage cities and territories on the continent to adhere to the Charter of African Local Authorities on Migration", message from the Secretary General of UCLG Africa on the occasion of the International Migrants Day on 18 December 2019.

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Book release "Drawing Strength from the Infinitely Small"


At a time when popular revolts are multiplying, discover Abbé Pierre's thoughts in "Drawing Strength from the Infinitely Small", a collection of his thoughts available in bookshops now! Preface by Edgar Morin.

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The Emmaus movement stands up for democracy in Latin America


Several Latin American countries, such as Chile, Uruguay and Bolivia, are currently witnessing unprecedented popular uprisings. In the midst of these social crises, and as part of our struggle for peace and universal citizenship, our groups are taking action to defend democracy and respect for human rights.

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Open Letter: "An alternative migration policy is possible!"


While the French national assembly is holding debates on immigration and on a renewed tightening of reception policies, local authorities and civil society organisations are joining forces to prove that another migration policy is possible! Read this open letter from Damien Carême (Chair of ANVITA) and Nathalie Péré-Marzano (Chair of the OUC).
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