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Kolkata Jesuit center aims to implement encyclical

1439810229-720x340A Jesuit social center in West Bengal state has launched facility to train women in making solar lanterns in an effort to put into practice the recommendations of Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Si.

The Loyola Solar Training Center at Pandua, some 65 kilometers away from Kolkata, was launched Aug. 14. It is in response to the papal call to harness natural energy, said Jesuit Fr Irudaya Jothi, director of Udayani (awakening) Social Action Center. The center, he hoped would promote environmental education that Pope Francis talks about in the later part of his encyclical.

Centro de Estudios sobre Minería y Sostenibilidad (CEMS) “Center for the Study of Mining and Sustainability”

Centro de Estudios sobre Minería y Sostenibilidad

In a country with significant untapped mineral reserves and mineral production accelerated in the last decade, the need for a center for advanced studies of mining is imminent ago. Pacific University recognizes this need and, through its Center for the Study of Mining and Sustainability (CEMS), is committed to generate relevant, adequate knowledge and high level, with an approach that maximizes the social benefit and growth sustainable economic.

Instituto Superior Intercultural Ayuuk, ISIA

isiaThis is an Intercultural Institute, where currently enrolled 150 students, from 10 different ethnic groups and both cultures, languages ​​and different traditions, which means a huge cultural variety and a great respect and appreciation for other cultures. It is inspired from the culture and traditions of the Mixe people and developed and promoted by the University System of Latin American Universities in Mexico Institute, linked to 40 universities in Latin America (AUSJAL) and supported with a tradition of teaching at least 450 years of the best universities worldwide.

We want to promote the depth of imagination and thought of each and the students of the Institute to promote in the Mixe people and other cultures best sustainable human development indices. We do not seek only the human development of each person, but besides this, have an impact on the whole region.

Our planet is a small village

interns-370x290Patna: Two students from Latin America spent six months with a green group in India.

Andea Ulloa Castrejon: Originally from Mexico and presently a student of Engineering in Development and Environment at the University of Zamorano, Honduras.

Tania Chicaiza Palango: Orginally from Ecuador presently a student of Engineering in Development and Environment at the University of Zamorano, Honduras.