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Joffrin Carpentier, known as Jules, recounts his 37 years at Emmaus

Joffrin ‘Jules’ Carpentier, one of the first companions to join Emmaus in December 1952. The interview took place in 1989. Jules was invited to talk about the beginning of the Emmaus movement. He spoke about his own journey, what Emmaus meant to him and how it had changed his life.

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Patrick Atohoun is re-elected Chair of Emmaus International!

On Wednesday 1st December, the 350 participants at the World Assembly 2021 organised in digital form re-elected Patrick Atohoun as president of Emmaus International.

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Political inaction is no longer an option in the face of climate change and poverty

From 1st - 12th November, 200 countries from around the world are meeting in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference, COP26. This event is a decisive moment for implementing the Paris Agreement, a binding international treaty on climate change that came into force five years ago, with its key objective of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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Final statement of the Emmaus International Board of October 2021

Three days after the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the publication of our first global report on our fight against poverty, “Emmaus: Our Voices”, the members of the board of Emmaus International, who have gathered in Paris (France), reassert the urgency of this struggle and the need to attack the structural causes of poverty.

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Emmaus International is publishing its first Global Report on its fight against poverty

In its first Global Report, Emmaus International is making the voices of the most excluded heard, presenting alternatives and demands, and launching a new appeal against the causes of poverty.

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