NEWS

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.

Caritas Syria on frontline in Hassakeh

Photo taken by a Caritas Syria staff member with their mobile phone in Hassakeh, Syria (photo: Caritas Syria).

“I can’t forget the sound of shooting mixed with the sound of children singing in a nearby school. Their teachers maybe were making them sing to distract their attention from the gun shots outside.” Case worker Samar Kajo had just fled to a colleague’s apartment from the Caritas office in the Syrian city of Hassakeh as heavy clashes broke out. Kurdish YPG militia had launched a major assault 16 August against the government-controlled parts of city. The Caritas office was on the frontline. Read more on caritas.org.

Caritas India on Mother Teresa’s canonisation

Mother Teresa visits CRS, Caritas member in the USA (photo: CRS).

Mother Teresa will be canonized on 4 September in Rome. Caritas India reflects on her compassionate and loving service to humanity. “She sought not to convert, but to make the lives of the people better”, says Most Rev. Theodore Mascarenhas, Secretary General of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India. Mother Teresa merged the Gospel values with Indian values while rendering service to the destitute and poorest of the poor in India. Read more on caritas.org.

Ukraine´s humanitarian crisis

 Caritas established Child-Friendly Spaces to help traumatised children to cope and to integrate into their new environment (photo: Caritas Europa).

The crisis in Ukraine is the biggest humanitarian crisis Europe has seen since the Second World War in terms of numbers of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and persons who have left the country. More than 1.7 million IDPs are registered with the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, while more than 1.3 million have left Ukraine to neighbouring countries. More than 5 million people have been affected by the conflict, which is now in its third year. Since 2014, 9,553 people have lost their lives due to shelling and fighting and 22,137 people have been wounded. Read more on caritas.eu.

Caritas plans for Italy quake relief

Make shift chapel in earthquake hit Amatrice (photo: Caritas Italy).

The Italian government has declared a state of emergency for the regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Marche and Umbria affected by the earthquake of 24 August. Caritas Italy and local Church staff are working to provide aid there in support of affected people. Read more on caritas.org.