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Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance

The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, an ecumenical initiative of the World Council of Churches, is a global network of churches and related organizations committed to campaigning together on common concerns for justice and human dignity. Current campaign issues are HIV and AIDS, food security and sustainable agriculture.

The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, an ecumenical initiative of the World Council of Churches, is a global network of churches and related organizations committed to campaigning together on common concerns for justice and human dignity. Current campaign issues are  HIV and AIDS, food security and sustainable agriculture.

The EAA was founded in 2000 on the principle that the more we can speak and act together, the stronger our impact for justice will be.

Hosted by the World Council of Churches, EAA participating organizations cover a wide range of church families (Roman Catholic, Evangelical, and traditions originating in the Reformation) and types of organization (church-based humanitarian relief and development agencies, church-based advocacyorganizations, churches, national and regional councils of churches, religious orders, and other groups). Current EAA members are listed at: www.e-alliance.ch/en/s/about-us/members/

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