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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.
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AIDS 2018: WCC-EAA Global Organizing Committee, Terms of Reference The International AIDS Conference will be held in Amsterdam from 23-27 July 2018. The WCC-EAA has started planning for interfaith activities and is looking for a dynamic and committed group of people to make this possible. Normally, this includes planning for a pre-conference, networking zone, interfaith service and encouraging greater involvement of the faith sector in the main conference. If you have time and energy to commit, please see these Terms of Reference for being part of the Global Organizing Committee. Advocacy report 27 October 2017
Faith Networking Zone - Proposal for workshop Form to submit a proposal for a WCC-EAA workshop in the Faith Networking Zone of ICASA 2017, in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Advocacy report 27 October 2017
Call for Faith Networking Zone workshop proposals - ICASA 2017 The WCC-EAA is hosting a dynamic networking zone in the Global Village of ICASA 2017 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 4-8 December 2017. We are now looking for your suggestions and abstracts for activities, workshops and events to make the Faith Networking Zone a lively, engaging and inspiring space, highlighting the important role of faith-based organizations in the global response to HIV. Advocacy report 27 October 2017
Invitation to be involved in the WCC-EAA HIV Campaign The World Council of Churches - Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is deeply committed to overcoming HIV, and eliminating AIDS as a public health threat, but it can only make a significant impact through the involvement and commitment of its participating organisations. Therefore, the WCC-EAA now shares a number of opportunities for volunteers to contribute to these goals. Advocacy report 27 October 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Seeds for Life Scaling up Agro-Biodiversity. Jointly published by the EAA, The Gaia Foundation, The African Biodiversity Network. Study document 31 October 2013
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
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
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
WCC United Nations Advocacy week Opening address by Rev. Dr Michael Kinnamon Lecture - Speech 17 November 2008
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
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