Graham's Third World Page - Especially CAFOD


This page was last updated on the 4th January 1997.
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Welcome to Graham's Third World Page. Here you will find info and links on CAFOD, other Third World Development agencies and related links.


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Harvest Fast Day

Last CAFOD Supporters raised 450,000 for Harvets Fast Day, which focussed on the suffering in Sudan.

Stop Child Sexploitation

The first World Congress against the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children took place in Stockholm last August. 1,341 people from 132 countries attended this unique event, including representatives of 119 governments.
A Declaration and Agenda for action was unanimously adopted, committing each country to introduce measures to help end the sexual exploitation of children, a highly organised and rapidly growing industry.
The congress followed a major victory for CAFOD and other agencies who successfully lobbied for the introduction of laws to prosecute British Citizens who abuse children overseas.
CAFOD's Monica Dolan, who attended the Congress said "Britain's signing up to the Agenda for Action puts this country firmly on the side of the world-wide efforts to protect children"

Shoe Mountain

A 1.5 ton mountain of shoes appeared on the steps of St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square in October, at a vigil for the 26,000 annnual victims of landmines.
In a continuing campaign to ban landmines worldwide, organisers including CAFOD built the shoe mountain tp represent the massive loss of lives and limbs to these terrible weapons


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CAFOD DIARY January 1997 - April 1997

DateEventCONTACT
Jan 18thNo Room at the Inn? - Refugees conference, Beaumont Leys, LeicesterDetails Tel 01509 212698
Jan 26thLondon Campaign Launch, 3.pm Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London SW1Details Tel. 0181 502 9722
Jan 28thSouthwark and South Campaign Launch, 7.30 pm St Mary's Church Hall, 70 Wellesley Rd, Croydon, SurreyDetails Tel. 01483 898866 or 01322 294924
Feb 1stNorth East Campaign Launch, 2.30 pm, All Saints Lower School, Nunnery Lane, York.Details Tel 0191 228 0200
Feb 2ndNorth West Campaign Launch. 2.30 pm, The Parish of St Walburges, Weston Street, PrestonDetails Tel 01254 678 244
Feb 3rdLiverpool Campaign Launch. 7.30 pm The Irish Centre, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3.Details Tel. 01695 633 284
Feb 4thWest Midlands Campaign Launch. 7.30 pm. Grimshaw Room, Metropolitan Cathedral Church of St Chad, St Chad's Queensway, Birmingham B4.Details Tel 01922 722 944
Feb 8thWales Campaign Launch, 11.00 am, Nazareth House, Colum Road, Cardiff, CF1.Details Tel 01267 221 549
Feb 9thSouth West Campaign Launch, 3.pm Taunton Catholic Centre, The Mount, Taunton, Somerset.Details Tel 01823 678 244
Feb 16-22Katamavik CAFOD schools day. West End Youth Centre, BlackburnDetails Tel 01254 678244
Feb 23rdLent Fast Day
Mar 15thCAFOD/Christian Aid Joint regional campaign conference, 10am - 4pm, Methodist Church, Chandler's Ford, SouthamptonDetails Tel 01483 898866
Mar 15thMillenium Conference (Joint with Clifton Justice and Peace), All Day, St Brendan's SIxth Form College, Bristol.Details Tel 01823 338903
Mar 22ndWorld Day for Water
Apr 6thSinging Friar Concert, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, LondonDetails from Dorothy Kenny, Tel 0171 733 7900
Apr 13thYouth Leaders Training Day, Thornleigh College Bolton.Details Tel 01254 678 244


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