On June 20, World Day for Refugees, the UN High Commission for Refugees published an official report on the number of refugees in the world today.
During the last General Assembly in Roma, several topics approached the subject of migrations and refugees in the world and called into question our relationships with overseases countries.
Almost 150 delegates from all over the world came together from 5 to 8 June for the ordinary general assembly, at which a new International President was elected.
A few days after his election, the new President General had the opportunity to meet the Holy Father for a brief presentation.
Renato Lima de Oliveira has been elected as President International of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, on sunday 5th June, in Roma
On last May 15th, Father Gregory Gay CM. invited the Vincentian family to live the celebrations with intensity, being inspired with Saint Matthew: "I was a stranger and you welcomed me"
Based on his Vincentian experience, Dan Torrington (member of SSVP in the United States) offers a reflection on a little-known aspect of poverty and the major role played by systemic change to overcome it.
The 2015 annual report highlights significant advances of the projects launched by the Vincentian Family Initiative in Haiti.
At the beginning of March, the representatives of the Central America zone took part in a meeting in Guatemala City.
During the meetings held on 20 January and 15 March, 2016, the CIAD reviewed a number of project applications. A total amount of 304,892 € has been pledged for projects in 15 countries