New tender - Evaluator of the project in Mongolia

We are looking for the implementer of external evaluation of the project in Mongolia - "Supporting a greener and more energy efficient construction sector in Mongolia."

All information you can find here:

Terms of Reference for External Project Evaluation

Service Contract

Formal evaluation standards

International call for tenders

CCR Czech Republic published a call for tenders for organizing a training on Energy audit and Energy building declaration for state Mongolian auditor in a European country. The training is part of the project Supporting a greener and more energy efficient construction industry. In this document, you may find details of the call.

Closing the flood emergency aid centre

The flood emergency aid centre in Londýnská Street in Prague 2, which received material aid for the regions affected by the floods, is open until 28th June 2013. The material donation centre at Záběhlická 72, Prague 10 continues to be in operation, 24 hours a day. We thank everyone who took part in the flood relief. We distributed all the donated material among the people in the affected areas.

Memory of Václav Havel

Václav HavelOn Sunday 18 December the man to whom we owe the return of freedom in our country has passes away. "Václav Havel was primarily a man who laid the foundations of a free and active civil society, and staunchly defended it all his life," said the director of Caritas Oldrich Haičman.

Director for Caritas Georgia

Caritas Georgia has announced a tender for a new director of the organization, among other things, responsible for the management and coordination of Caritas, for the preparation and implementation of strategies for its development. The Director will manage the organization in accordance with Georgian law and international standards of Caritas (including Caritas Europa). You may find more information about the position on Careers.

Humanitarian crisis looms as Mosul battle rages in Iraq

200,000 people from Mosul could flee in the first few weeks. Welcome sites are in place but fears are growing provisions will not be enough (photo: Chris de Bode/Cordaid).

Caritas is preparing for a wave of people fleeing the Iraqi city of Mosul as Iraqi, Kurdish and coalition forces battle to retake it from Islamic State (ISIS). Between 1.2 to 1.5 million people could be affected and 200,000 could flee in the first few weeks. While the weather is around 20° at night, the temperatures will decrease in the coming months. “They will need shelter, food, healthcare, clean water and sanitation and other aid like blankets and cooking equipment,” said Nabil Nissan, director of Caritas Iraq. Read more on

A journey into Haiti’s hurricane heartland

Mikai Edward 42, lost her home where she lives with her six children and husband in front of the ocean in the Zoranje neighborhood of Roche Bateau (photo: Marie Arago/Catholic Relief Services).

By Fr. Jean-Hervé Francois, director general of Caritas Haiti. "Seeing the destruction wrought by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti’s South and Grand Anse is beyond anything that we could have imagined. Our journey took us to Petit-Goâve and Vialet. Both were badly hit. Miragoane City is damaged, but greatest devastation witnessed is in the suburbs. From Aquinas to St. Saint Louis du Sud, the strong winds left trees destroyed." Read more on

Syrians are exhausted, warns Caritas Syria

Syrians are exhausted, warns Caritas Syria (photo: Caritas Europe).

On the occasion of the International Peace Day, Caritas Europa joins the confederation's prayers for a quick solution of all the existing conflicts in the world. Our thoughts go to everyone suffering from the misery of war. One of this conflicts is the war in Syria. After almost six years of war that have destroyed the country, killed hundreds of thousands and forced over 11 million people to move, Syrians are exhausted of the never ending violence, sadness and madness that dominate their every day life. Read more on

Pope Francis calls for Middle East peacemakers

Pope Francis meets Caritas staff at a special event on the crises in Syria and Iraq (photo: Alfonso Apicella/Caritas).

Pope Francis met with Church workers on the crisis in Syria and Iraq 29 September in the Vatican. There were representatives of 40 Catholic aid agencies and Churches engaged there in humanitarian operations, including Caritas organisations. “Arms and oppression, hidden interests and violence continues to wreak devastation on these countries,” said the pope. “We have the impression of being caught in a spiral of arrogance and inertia from which there is no escape.” Read more on