Thematic papers

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In the thematic papers produced by Caritas Switzerland, experts in the field of international cooperation share their specialist knowledge. Go directly to the topic you want:

Income, nutrition, education

Caritas Switzerland’s expertise

Thematic Paper «Applying systemic approaches to developing markets»

Caritas Switzerland’s expertise

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Combating the Core Problems of Poverty

Flyer «Income - International Cooperation»

Combating the Core Problems of Poverty

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Climate

Caritas Switzerland’s expertise

Thematic Paper «Climate Proofing Approach - Accounting for Climate Risks and Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions»

Caritas Switzerland’s expertise

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Caritas Switzerland’s expertise

Thematic Paper «Climate Corridor Analysis - a tool for strategic adaptation planning»

Caritas Switzerland’s expertise

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Thematic Paper «Water from rocks in South Sudan and Kenya»

Caritas Switzerland’s expertise

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Climate Change Adaptation and Energy Efficiency

Flyer «Climate - International Cooperation»

Climate Change Adaptation and Energy Efficiency

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A Compendium of Good Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction. Co-published by the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) at the University of Berne and the Swiss NGO DRR Platform (2017).

Dossier Disaster Risk Reduction (DDR) «Where people and their land are safer»

A Compendium of Good Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction. Co-published by the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) at the University of Berne and the Swiss NGO DRR Platform (2017).

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ZIP file consisting of Papers, Guidelines und Case Studies

Toolbox «Integrity Management for small water supply systems»

ZIP file consisting of Papers, Guidelines und Case Studies

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ZIP file consisting of a Poster, a Guide, a Flipchart and the Methodology Outline.
The documents may be used and distributed subject to the condition that both the author ‘Caritas Switzerland’ as well as the name of the product, ‘CHAST’, are mentioned. In case of adaptations to the original product we kindly ask you to contact Caritas Switzerland for copyright clarification. In case of copyright infringements, which includes the removing of Caritas Switzerland’s logo from the manuals and the kit, we ask you to refrain from using the name ‘CHAST’ for circulation.

Toolbox «Children's Hygiene and Sanitation Training (CHAST)»

ZIP file consisting of a Poster, a Guide, a Flipchart and the Methodology Outline. The documents may be used and distributed subject to the condition that both the author ‘Caritas Switzerland’ as well as the name of the product, ‘CHAST’, are mentioned. In case of adaptations to the original product we kindly ask you to contact Caritas Switzerland for copyright clarification. In case of copyright infringements, which includes the removing of Caritas Switzerland’s logo from the manuals and the kit, we ask you to refrain from using the name ‘CHAST’ for circulation.

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ZIP file consisting of a Compendium, a Regional Policy Brief and a Virtual Regional Dialogue.

Dossier «Compendium of Good Practices – Addressing Water Pollution from Agriculture in South Asia»

ZIP file consisting of a Compendium, a Regional Policy Brief and a Virtual Regional Dialogue.

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Migration

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Thematic Paper «The Graduation Approach in Migration Settings»

Caritas Switzerland’s Expertise

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Caritas Switzerland’s Expertise

Thematic Paper «Migration and Development»

Caritas Switzerland’s Expertise

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Standing by the Side of Migrants – Worldwide

Flyer «Migration - International Cooperation»

Standing by the Side of Migrants – Worldwide

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Caritas Switzerland’s work in the migration process

Factsheet «Addressing uncertainty»

Caritas Switzerland’s work in the migration process

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Humanitarian aid

Save Lives and Alleviate Suffering

Flyer «Humanitarian Aid - International Cooperation»

Save Lives and Alleviate Suffering

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Learning support in crisis contexts. An emergency pedagogical approach for practice (handbook)

Dossier «Essence of Learning – Lernförderung in Krisenkontexten» (german)

Learning support in crisis contexts. An emergency pedagogical approach for practice (handbook)

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Header image: Cultivation methods must be adapted to the climatic changes © Petterik Wiggers