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Cancun, between success and disappointment.

Cancun. The conference in Cancun has ended and depending on whom one speaks to, it  was either a great success or a big disappointment. Well, from my point of view both hold true. The fact that  developed countries especially, could … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Migration

Cancun. The negotiations are in their penultimate day (as far as it is official). Ambitious speeches sound through the buildings but is the conference really moving? Not very much is official up to now. But rumours in the corridors do … Continue reading

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Some alarming news from Japan and the London School of Economics.

Cancun. Japan in its official statement and also in a side event, which happened last night : The Japanese Government together with some scholars from different research institutions including the London School of Economics presented a “new way” of reconciling economic … Continue reading

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Start of the High Level Segment of the Cancun Negotiations

Cancun. Ever since Sunday, ministers and heads of states have been arriving here in Cancun and today the official opening of the so called “High Level Segment” was celebrated. In the opening speeches heads of states of the small island … Continue reading

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Second week of the Climate Change Negotiations have begun.

Cancun. The Climate Change negotiations are going on since November 29. One very worrisome development, which has been happening here since the beginning is the closing down of the negotiations to civil society participation. Transparency and participation is put down … Continue reading

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Meeting with the major superiors of CONCAM

Guatemala City. On December 4, 2010 Br Bernd Beermann met with the major superiors of Central America and the Caribbean. It was foremost an exchange of experiences of what the brothers of this region are doing in charitable, social, and … Continue reading

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Capuchins in the midst of violence and terror of drug traffickers in Northern Mexico

Monterrey. On Tuesday, November 29, 2010, the brothers in formation and the leadership of the delegation met with Br. Bernd Beermann, director of the Office for Justice, Peace and Ecology of the Order, and Br. Carlos Novoa, Definitor General of … Continue reading

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