Environmental Justice

Workshop | 14-15 December 2017

Does Justice Exist, at Least in Potency, in our Contemporary Global World? + Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo ‘Remota itaque iustitia quid sunt regna nisi magna latrocinia?’ (St. ... Read all

Unity in Diversity

Workshop | 7 November, Florence - 8 November, Vatican City 2017

“If the Unity of Nations Is Not Yet Possible, We Believe the Unity of Cities Is” Giorgio La Pira, Mediterranean Dialogues, 1967 Florence is getting ready to host the third edition ... Read all

Assisting Victims of Human Trafficking: Best Practices in Legal Aid, Compensation and Resettlement

Workshop | 4-6 November 2017

This meeting is jointly organized by two professional associations, both of which are deeply concerned about the well-being of trafficked people. For victims to flourish as persons ... Read all

Changing Relations Among Market, State, and Civil Society

Workshop | 19-21 October 2017

Globalization and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are posing serious challenges to the values of social justice, global common good and human dignity, as denounced by Pope Francis ... Read all


Workshop | 16-17 October 2017

In September 2000, eight major Millennium Development Goals were adopted by the United Nations that included cutting extreme poverty and illiteracy by 50%, achieving gender parity ... Read all

Corporate Responsibility

Workshop | 21-22 August 2017

Ethics in Action Overview The Ethics in Action initiative starts from the premise that the grave and urgent challenges of sustainable and integral human development are profoundly ... Read all

Sharing models and best practices to end modern slavery and restore dignity to its victims

Workshop | 13-14 June 2017

Following a wish of Pope Francis to study and eradicate modern slavery in terms of human trafficking, forced labour, prostitution and organ trafficking, which he considers ... Read all

Mass Migration and the Refugee Crisis

Workshop | 6 June 2017

The topic of this meeting will be the moral response to mass migration and the refugee crisis. The Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences have already studied this ... Read all

Towards a Participatory Society: New Roads to Social and Cultural Integration

Plenary Session | 28 April - 2 May 2017

Since the beginning of his Pontificate, Pope Francis has asked our Academy to give more attention to the poor, the marginalized, the sick, the suffering, and to make a renewed ... Read all

Biological Extinction

Workshop | 27 February - 1 March 2017

On our 4.54 billion year old planet, life is perhaps as much as 3.7 billion years old, photosynthesis and multi-cellularity dozens of times independently around 3.0 billion years ... Read all