Public Policy

Catholic Relief Services complements its humanitarian and development work and experience with policy analysis and advocacy to address the root causes of poverty, conflict and marginalization. CRS examines the issues that are dramatically impacting the safety and well-being of poor and vulnerable people worldwide. Our work is based on the principles of Catholic social teaching, primary among them the protection of the dignity of the human person.

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Focus Issues

Global Hunger

Foreign Assistance Funding and Reform

Global Health

Emergency and Humanitarian Response

Syria

Additional Issues

Afghanistan

Extractives

Haiti

Holy Land

Mali

Microfinance

Migration

Trafficking

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene