Informations / Information / Informaciones
19-23 octobre / october / octubre 2020
Piriapolis & Montevideo, Uruguay
Message from the Emmaus International's elected members to the members of Emmaus International about the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the movement, particularly on the organisation of the World Assembly, which has been postponed until 2021.
Companions motivated to welcome you, visits to Emmaus groups working at grassroots level and a public event to help develop relationships with civil society: the Americas region is doing everything in its power so that you can find out about their struggles and alternatives in one week.
Emmaus International is a movement, in other words a gathering of people united by our struggles and hopes for tomorrow. We need to meet regularly in order to bring our movement to life.
From the 16th century to the present day, a brief overview of the history of Uruguay and the presence of Emmaus in this country...
While attending the World Assembly is a key obligation for all member organisations, it is also an important and useful time for groups for a number of other reasons...
After the fall of the military dictatorships that dominated the region between the 1960s and 1980s, the region is now experiencing a gradual rise in extremely harsh neoliberal policies...