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Justice & Peace Europe: Statement on Europe

Categories: Articles:Social Justice, Articles:Human Rights | Published: 10/10/2016 | Views: 1758
Build bridges of justice rather than walls of fear
The Final Declaration from the European Justice and Peace Commission, International Workshop and General Assembly, Luxembourg, 30 Sept-3 Oct 2016

We, delegates from 21 European Justice & Peace Commissions, came together in Luxembourg from 30 September to 3 October 2016 to fulfil our responsibility to explore the challenges of security facing Europe in dialogue with representatives of politics, the military, EU institutions and civil society. Welcomed by the parish of the village of Schengen at Mass with a choir from the European School, we shared in the spirit of Schengen, united in diversity through prayer and song.

At the conclusion of this International Workshop and General Assembly, we adopted the declaration:  Build bridges of justice rather than walls of fear  Read the full declaration here

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