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Documents related to the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance

Documents related to the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, an ecumenical initiative of the World Council of Churches consisting of a global network of churches and related organizations committed to campaigning together on common concerns for justice and human dignity.
Title Description Document Type Effective Date
World AIDS Day 2017 – Call for Prayers and Reflections for Children and Adolescents Living with HIV The World Council of Churches - Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is seeking prayers and reflections on the rights of children and adolescents living with HIV to have access to prevention, testing, treatment, care and support. Advocacy report 12 October 2017 03:00 PM
Seven prayer services for the Week of Action, 2017 These have been prepared in collaboration with churches in India, and interpret Psalm 23 from ecological, food-justice and migration perspectives. Liturgical text 12 October 2017 11:47 AM
Action Alert: Become a Champion for Children The World Council of Churches - Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is looking for Religious Leaders and representatives of faith-based organizations who are willing to become Champions for Children and Adolescents Living with HIV! Advocacy report 29 June 2017 12:00 AM
Call to Action: Act now for children and adolescents living with HIV Through this Call to Action, religious leaders and leaders of faith-based organizations remind governments of their commitments agreed in the June 2016 United Nations’ Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS that there should be “special emphasis on providing 1.6 million children (0-14 years of age) with antiretroviral therapy by 2018,” while also committing themselves to act for children living with HIV and tuberculosis. Declaration of faith 15 June 2017 08:34 AM
Live the Promise HIV Campaign update December 2016 An update on 2016 activities and ongoing actions for the Live the Promise HIV campaign. Advocacy report 21 December 2016 12:45 PM
Statement on agenda item 6 on intellectual property and access to HIV treatment Statement on agenda Item 6 on intellectual property and access to HIV treatment at the 39th UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board, 7 December 2016. Statement: public statement 07 December 2016 03:25 PM
Intervention by the World Council of Churches - Ecumenical advocacy Alliance Intervention by the World Council of Churches - Ecumenical advocacy Alliance at the 39th UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board meeting, 6 December, 2016 Lecture - Speech 07 December 2016 03:25 PM
World AIDS Day 2016 Prayer Service This liturgy was prepared for World AIDS Day 2016, in connection with the launch of the campaign "Leading by Example: Religious Leaders and HIV Testing". Liturgical song - music 07 December 2016 03:06 PM
2016 Prayer Service for Churches Week of Action on Food This liturgy prepared for the 2016 Churches Week of Action on Food and World Food Day (16 October) can be used throughout the year to reflect on God's gift of creation and celebrate all who are responsible for the food we have. Liturgical text 14 October 2016 02:00 AM
10 Commandments of Food: Advocacy Tools for Congregations This guide helps individuals and groups to look in-depth into each commandment and to read it through the lens of the Bible in the current context. It opens discussions to help communities take specific steps to make a difference in people's lives. Advocacy report 03 October 2016 02:00 AM
Ten Commandments of Food Developed by Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and the WCC- Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance's Food for Life Campaign Strategy Group, these ten commandments address the existential challenge of hunger and inequity in an innovative and spiritually engaging manner. Advocacy report 30 September 2016 02:00 AM
David Barstow, EMPACT Africa on stigma and discrimination Intervention by David Barstow, EMPACT Africa, on the UN Panel on Stigma and Discrimination, during the United Nations High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS. Lecture - Speech 09 June 2016 02:00 AM
Call to Action from Faith Communities At an interfaith prayer service on the eve of a UN High Level Meeting on AIDS, people from diverse faith communities issued a call to action to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. Statement: public statement 07 June 2016 02:00 AM
Dignity, freedom and grace, Christian perspectives on HIV and AIDS Speech given by Dr Gillian Paterson at the WCC-EAA launch of the Dignity, freedom and grace, 10 March 2016. Lecture - Speech 17 March 2016 01:00 AM
WCC-EAA statement at the Human Rights Council Presented by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance to the HRC Panel Session on Human Rights and HIV. Statement: public statement 09 March 2016 01:00 AM
Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance newsletter, February 2016 This newsletter provides an update on the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, an initiative of the WCC, and its campaigns: Live the Promise HIV Campaign and Food for Life Campaign. Advocacy report 04 February 2016 01:00 AM
2015 World AIDS Day Service World AIDS Day is Dec. 1 each year. This service helps us remember people who have died from AIDS-related illnesses and people living with HIV; a time to give thanks for progress that has been made and to reflect on what still needs to be done. Liturgical text 17 November 2015 01:00 AM
Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance Newsletter, October 2015 This newsletter provides an update on the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance as an initiative of the World Council of Churches, with updates on activities in the Live the Promise HIV Campaign and the Food for Life Campaign. Advocacy report 02 November 2015 01:00 AM
Liturgy 2015 Churches' Week of Action on Food This order of worship has been prepared by the World Council of Churches for the 2015 Churches' Week of Action on Food. It can be adapted as appropriate, with credit given to the source. Liturgical text 21 September 2015 02:00 AM
Action Guide: Churches' Week of Action on Food A 6-page guide for the week with a page you can modify to add specific actions or resources for your region or context. Background document 11 September 2015 02:00 AM
Seeds for Life Scaling up Agro-Biodiversity. Jointly published by the EAA, The Gaia Foundation, The African Biodiversity Network. Study document 31 October 2013 01:00 AM
NGO letter to Human Rights Council members Letter by non-governmental organizations concerned with the HRC's Action on Climate Change Statement: letter 01 March 2011 12:34 AM
Minute on Strengthening the Ecumenical Response to HIV/AIDS The WCC Central Committee, meeting in Geneva 16-22 February 2011, approved this Minute on Strengthening the Ecumenical Response to HIV/AIDS. S 23 February 2011 01:29 AM
NGO Declaration on Climate Change & Human Rights Recommendations to the 3rd United Nations Human Rights Council's Social Forum by an international alliance of nongovernmental organizations 01 October 2010 11:18 PM
WCC United Nations Advocacy week Opening address by Rev. Dr Michael Kinnamon Lecture - Speech 17 November 2008 12:10 PM
World Food Day 2008 WCC General Secretary's Statement on the Global Food Crisis on the occasion of World Food Day - 16 October 2008 S 16 October 2008 06:08 PM
Report of Policy Reference Committee II Second report by the Policy Reference Committee at the WCC Central Committee meeting in Potsdam, 2001. Report 06 February 2001 08:53 PM