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My experience in Fiji

My name is Tobias Nissen, I am an 18-year-old UK / Danish dual national who has lived in France my whole life. I attended school in Geneva, Switzerland and during my final years of education, I wrote an essay about the effects that climate change is having on low-lying Pacific countries. From this point on my interest in the Pacific region grew, and when I received the opportunity to work as an intern for the Pacific Conference of Churches, in Fiji for 2 months, I knew that it would be an experience that I couldn’t miss.

Faith based organisations underline creation justice in Stockholm+50 webinar

The World Council of Churches (WCC) and International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD) co-hosted  a hybrid event on 2 June at Stockholm+50. Exploring the theme “Climate Action and Water for Life towards Creation Justice!” the event  reflected on the current scenario of the climate emergency and global water crisis which are interconnected and impact each other as well as the sustainability of the earth. 

Interfaith statement at Stockholm+50 urges commitment “to become protectors of this earth”

An interfaith statement developed at Stockholm+50, Faith Values and Reach - Contribution to Environmental Policy,” was signed by representatives of various faith-based organizations and Indigenous cultures across the world, including the World Council of Churches, and directed to the governments, UN entities, civil society, and all stakeholders of the Stockholm+50” processes.

Creation justice focus of hybrid event at Stockholm +50

The World Council of Churches and International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD) are co-hosting a hybrid event on 2 June at Stockholm+50. Exploring the theme Climate Action and Water for Life towards Creation Justice!” the event will reflect on the current scenario of the climate emergency and global water crisis which are interconnected and impact each other as well as the sustainability of the earth. 

El compromiso con un financiamiento responsable con el medio ambiente es un “claro mensaje de esperanza para todos”

En un seminario en línea celebrado el 20 de mayo se subrayó la importancia del histórico llamado conjunto publicado recientemente, “Climate Responsible Finance: A Moral Imperative Towards Children” (Financiamiento responsable con el medio ambiente: un imperativo moral para con la infancia), firmado por el Consejo Mundial de Iglesias (CMI), el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente, el Consejo Musulmán de Ancianos y la Junta de Rabinos de Nueva York.

El CMI, el PNUMA, el Consejo Musulmán de Ancianos y la Junta de Rabinos de Nueva York firman un llamado conjunto a favor de un financiamiento responsable con el clima como imperativo moral para con la infancia

El Consejo Mundial de Iglesias (CMI), el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA), el Consejo Musulmán de Ancianos y la Junta de Rabinos de Nueva York han firmado un llamado conjunto histórico, “Financiamiento responsable con el clima: un imperativo moral y una responsabilidad para con la infancia y todo el mundo vivo”.

At “Working Together" meeting, “we welcome one another”

World Council of Churches (WCC) specialized ministries and roundtable partners are gathering on 3-4 May at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute for a Working Together” meeting filled with a spirit of interconnected learning and preparation for the WCC 11th Assembly.

Side event focuses on indebtedness and climate change as intersecting concerns

Indebtedness and climate change are intersecting concerns that are upending the lives of many people in the global south. This nexus was explicitly addressed from faith-rooted and ethical perspectives at a side event held as part of the Civil Society Policy Forum of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual spring meetings.

WCC Eco-School 2022 postponed to November 2022

Applications are still open for the fifth edition of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice. The new dates are 20-26 November 2022.  Convening in-person at the Stony Point Center in New York, the event is open to young people under 30 years of age from the North America region only.