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
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.
Cardinal Tagle on the Holy Year of Mercy
The Holy Year of Mercy is an invitation made by Pope Francis to us all to contemplate the mystery of mercy and undertake a pilgrimage of transformation. Thomas Aquinas described mercy as a “heartfelt sympathy for another’s distress”. The Holy Year is a time for compassion, forgiveness and reconciliation. See video here.
Helping South Sudan build a future
Caritas is launching an emergency appeal for funds to support almost 35,000 people suffering from hunger and the instability caused by the civil war in South Sudan. The appeal is for 2.1 million euro and will help people for the entirety of 2016. Read more on caritas.org.
An appeal to end the suffering in Syria
Three years ago, the leaders of UN humanitarian agencies issued an urgent appeal to those who could end the conflict in Syria. They called for every effort to save the Syrian people. “Enough”, they said, of the suffering and bloodshed. That was three years ago. Now, the war is approaching its sixth brutal year. The bloodshed continues. The suffering deepens. Read more on caritas.org.
Remembering Haiti’s heroes
In the worst of times, often the best, most noble spirits, rise to the occasion. Such was the case after the Haiti earthquake of 12 January, 2010. In Port au Prince and in areas around the capital, everyone was impacted. Everyone suffered a loss. Some were affected very directly, as they suffered the loss of lives of family members. Other suffered the loss of property and livelihoods. Read more on caritas.org.