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Caritas Internationalis

Affiliation or Individual: Floriana Polito
City, Country:
Region of Work: 119
Objective / Mission Statement:

Caritas Internationalis is a global Confederation of 165 Catholic Church-related humanitarian and development organizations with a mandate to respond to humanitarian needs without distinction as to origin, nationality, creed or sex. Caritas, which is present in nearly 200 countries and territories, has adopted people-centered initiatives to bring about change in the lives of affected and at risk communities.

Area of work: 127, 128, 126, 125, 122, 123, 124, 129
Key activities relevant to PDD:

Caritas responds practically to humanitarian crises such as natural disasters, conflict and the effects of climate change. We save lives, relieve suffering and help rebuild livelihoods and communities in the longer-term.

Caritas promotes integral human development so that people in the worst off and most disadvantaged communities are free to flourish and live in peace and dignity. We work to ensure that our natural environment is managed responsibly and sustainably in the interests of the entire human family.



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International Environment House 2
7-9 Chemin de Balexert
1219 Châtelaine, Geneva

+41 22 917 5483

Media Enquiries

Chirine El Labbane
Communication Officer

+41 79 542 18 09

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