Emmaus International

Press release

On 28 July, we celebrate 10 years of the right to water and sanitation

On 28 July 2020 we mark the tenth anniversary of the recognition of the human right to water and sanitation by the United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/64/292). In the midst of this health crisis, this date reminds us of the vital importance of universal access to water and sanitation and raises questions about the progress made on this matter. On this occasion, French associations are mobilising through the campaign “Water is a right”.

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Tribune: “We must stop trade negotiations with Bolsonaro

As the European Union prepares to finalise the trade agreement with the Mercosur countries, Emmaus International and numerous international solidarity organisations are calling on the European institutions to stop trade negotiations with the Bolsonaro government, which is responsible for alarming damage to health and the environment in Brazil.

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Solidarity with peasants’ struggles for a sustainable world

The current health crisis highlights the failings of an economic system founded on unsustainable intensive farming which creates inequalities and exclusion. With a looming food crisis, the survival of peasant agriculture is at stake.

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Celebrating 50 years of the Emmaus movement’s Universal Manifesto 24 May 2019

On 24 May, 50 years exactly since the first assembly of the Emmaus associations from around the world, when the movement's Universal Manifesto was adopted, Emmaus International calls upon its 350 organisations, present in 37 countries on four continents, to reiterate the values that form the basis of its action and to strengthen more than ever its struggles around the world, fighting against precarity, poverty and exclusion in all its forms..

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