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Exploring deeper relations and collaboration with Latin America: Ecojesuit 2018 Annual Meeting in Leticia, Colombia

The 2018 annual meeting of Ecojesuit in Leticia in Amazonas, Colombia from 3 to 5 August intends to strengthen the Ecojesuit network as it explores deeper relations and collaboration in moving identified ecology themes across and out through the different Conferences.

Diez años de Historia Verde

Historia Verde no es solo sembrar y restaurar, sino que está lleno de emociones y sentimientos que están ligados a la universidad. Este proyecto multiplica especies de difícil propagación, optimiza el aporte de especies arbóreas al urbanismo, el empleo de agua y energía, y reduce la huella ecológica. Igualmente es laboratorio de múltiples iniciativas enmarcados en cuatro campos de acción: animales, jardín botánico javeriano, sostenibilidad, y difusión-investigación. “El compromiso de la Javeriana es y seguirá siendo la creación de un campus valioso para demostrar que hay otra manera de crear relaciones, profesiones y desarrollo”, afirmó el padre Castellanos.

Sustainable and Resilient Universities

Our University, together with the University Network of Latin America and the Caribbean for Reducing Disaster Risk (REDULAC / DRR) are invited to participate in the national workshop on Campaign sustainable and resilient universities to be held on 26, 27 and 28 July on campus.

Calling for change and ecological conversion in a new dialogue to care for our common home, Laudato Si’ three years after

Pope Francis addressed the participants at the International Conference marking the 3rd Anniversary of Laudato Si’, the environment encyclical letter shared with the world in 2015.  More than 200 people gathered at the New Synod Hall at the Vatican on 5 to 6 July 2018 to be part of the international conference organized by the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and listen to those directly affected by the impact of climate change.  The gathering seeks to active nurture an integral ecology and develop participatory lines of action in a new dialogue in the care of our common home, as individuals and as communities.

Integral ecology and Indigenous Peoples

The international conference on Laudato Si’ on its third anniversary spoke about three urgent engagements in responding to the social and environmental challenges that our world faces in the current times. First is the economics of the present situation and its urgency and for which Pope Francis has already spoken with oil companies and urged economic leaders for greater dialogue and social inclusion in the business and financial world. Second, there was a clear engagement with children and youth, seeing and listening to their expression of concern and hope, ensuring that there is space for young people and indigenous cultures in fostering an integral ecology.

International Conference on the 3rd anniversary of Laudato Si’

On the occasion of the third anniversary of Laudato Si’, the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development is organizing an International Conference on the 3rd Anniversary of Laudato Si’: Saving our Common Home and the Future of Life on Earth from 5 to 6 July 2018. This conference aspires to communicate the deep urgency and profound concern for the precarious state of our common planetary home and reiterate the “need for substantial changes in policy and lifestyle to safeguard Creation.”