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CEC General Assembly 2018 on economic and climate justice

The 2018 Novi Sad General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches has drawn to a close. The Assembly brought together the three keywords—witness, justice, and hospitality—with a final message calling to deepen solidarity, build just communities, and practise dialogue.

WCC climate change meeting explores “just transitions”, plans for COP 24

9 July 2018
“Transition to a fossil-fuel free economy is a matter of urgency, but in a context where nearly a billion people subsist in poverty and socio-economic...

WCC: Green Village welcomed by international community

28 June 2018
Representatives from the international sector of Geneva, other visitors and staff gathered on 11 June at the Ecumenical Centre to learn about the Green Village...

EURACTIV: 14 European countries call for stronger EU climate action

26 June 2018
A group of European countries known as the ‘Green Growth Group’ have called on the European Commission to update the EU’s pledge at the United...

Efforts for ecological justice as part of my faith

19 June 2018
General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches in Novi Sad has been a place of gathering for 500 delegates, participants and guests from 114...

Top faith leaders encourage participation in Season of Creation

19 June 2018
Letter by high-level leaders gives new impetus to ecumenical season of environmental protection

The world is being ‘swamped’ by harmful plastic waste says UN chief, marking Environment Day

11 June 2018
The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for World Environment Day on Tuesday, noting that...

Dutch government appeals against court ruling over emissions cuts

29 May 2018
The Dutch government has launched a bid to overturn a landmark climate ruling, arguing that judges in The Hague “sidelined democracy” when they ordered a...