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Le comité central du COE demande la création d'une nouvelle commission et des mesures plus urgentes en matière de changement climatique

Dans une déclaration sur le changement climatique, le comité central du Conseil œcuménique des Églises (COE) a demandé expressément à la 11e Assemblée et aux organes directeurs du COE d'envisager "la création d'une nouvelle Commission sur le changement climatique et le développement durable afin de mettre l'accent sur cette question en cette période charnière".

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. 

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. 

L’engagement en faveur de financements respectueux du climat envoie «un signal d’espérance fort au monde entier»

Le 20 mai dernier, un webinaire a fait ressortir l’importance de l’appel commun historique lancé par le Conseil œcuménique des Églises (COE), le Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement (PNUE), le Conseil des sages musulmans et le Conseil rabbinique de New York, sur le thème «Des finances respectueuses du climat, un impératif moral envers les enfants».

Le COE, le Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement, le Conseil musulman des aînés et le Conseil des rabbins de New York signent un appel conjoint pour une finance responsable pour le climat, un impératif moral envers les enfants

Le Conseil œcuménique des Églises (COE), le Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement, le Conseil musulman des aînés et le Conseil des rabbins de New York ont signé un appel conjoint historique, «Une finance responsable pour le climat, un impératif moral et une responsabilité envers tous les enfants et le monde vivant».

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.