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.

The reconstruction of Srijana Primary School in Sindhupalchok

Children playing on the plateau (photo: Caritas Switzerland).

"The road to Srijana Primary School I remember very well. I have visited the remote village and its schools in the Melamchi valley last year, only a few weeks after the earthquake. The earthquake has completely destroyed all houses in the village as well as its school," said Lukas Fiechter, Programme Manager Nepal of Caritas Switzerland.

"Now I understand that together we are strong"

Team of Caritas Ukraine.

"United in fraternity for more solidarity in Europe" was the slogan of the unique Regional Conference of Caritas Europa held on 23-26 May in Lourdes (France). Traditional place of pilgrimages gathered more than 300 representatives of Caritases from 42 countries of Europe. Read more on caritas.eu.

What future for Syrians in Turkey?

One of four Child Friendly Centres in Hatay, Turkey (photo: Caritas).

Education is one of the key challenges for the Syrian refugees living in Turkey. Since the war began in 2011, 3 million refugees have come to Turkey. Half of them are children. Initially, those who could afford it sent their children to Syrian-curriculum private schools. Now it’s possible for their children to go to Turkish schools. Read more on caritas.org.

Study shows the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan on the lives of small-scale farmers

Rice and Vegetable Value Chains Affecting Small-Scale Farmers in the Philippines.

Following the global wide response to the biggest typhoon ever recorded on the Earth, super typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda), Caritas Czech Republic is supporting agri-businesses of small-scale farmers in Samar Island on Philippines, one of the hardest hit area affected by Yolanda.