Press release following the earthquake that occurred on Friday, September 8 in Morocco

Yesterday evening, a major earthquake struck the province of Al Haouz in Morocco, killing more than a thousand people in the provinces and prefectures of Al Haouz, Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Azilal, Chichaoua and Taroudant. The earthquake also injured 1,200 people. The provisional toll bears witness to the seriousness of this natural disaster, which has plunged many Moroccan families into mourning. On…


Dear friends, Our body needs strong and valuable partners to support its development projects. It is with great joy that we welcome ACADEMICA INTERNATIONAL STUDIES as a major partner for a period of 4 years. A partner at the service of the young people of this world, recognized internationally and whose vocation is to develop even more to improve the…

Youth Commission

The OIEC is launching a call for applications for young people from all over the world who wish to be part of a world commission to speak out and work on various issues.  For more information: Download the poster Read the presentation document Consult the internal rules Apply online

OIEC webinar “Preventing school violence and crime in Africa”

Webinaire / Webinar Prévention des violences en milieu scolaire Prevention of violence in schools Prevención de la violencia en las escuelas Documents à télécharger / Documents to download /Documentos para descargar : Interventions de / Interventions by /Intervenciones de/ : Marie-Laure Joliveau, Chargée de programmes Afrique BICE – Bureau international catholique de l’enfance : PDF – PWP Ige Folayinka, School Crime…

Benedict XVI, tribute of the OIEC to the Pope Emeritus

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, whose renunciation in 2013 took the whole world by surprise, died on Saturday 31 December 2022 at the age of 95 in the monastery of the Vatican Gardens where he had retired. In the homily given on the celebration of Vespers and the Te Deum on the same day, Pope Francis paid tribute to his predecessor….

Visit to Singapore

On September 9th, the Secretary General of OIEC met with the representatives of the commission of the Archdiocese of Singapore for Catholic Schools (ACCS) which will soon become a new member of OIEC.

National Catholic Education Conference 2022, Australia

From 4-7 September 2022 the NCEC (National Catholic Education Commission) held the National Catholic Education Conference 2022 in Melbourne, Australia. The 1400 attendees enjoyed an event full of energy and dynamism. The NCEC represents the catholic schools in Australia which correspond to 60% of the schools in the country or 770,000 pupils in more than 2,000 schools.

Summer University SeGec

On 19 August 2022 took place at Louvain la Neuve in Belgium the Summer University of the Segec (the General Secretariat of Catholic Education in the French-speaking part of Belgium). During this event, the SeGec presented its new educational project “MISSION OF THE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL”.