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Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event

Faith groups have huge potential to live and work for justice in communities, the ACO’s director for women in Church and Society said.

23 March 2018

Anglican voices heard at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting

Women from across the Anglican Communion are travelling to New York to take part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

05 March 2018

Anglican women to make case for economic empowerment at UN Commission

Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe.

22 February 2017

Strong welcome for UN refugee agreement - but action must follow

Anglicans have welcomed the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, which was agreed by world leaders at the UN on Monday.

22 September 2016

UN hears of Anglicans' refugee and migrant experience

The Archbishop of Central Africa has told the UN secretary general that “hospitality, reconciliation and love are our most formidable weapons against hatred and extremism.”

19 September 2016

International focus on refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

Two major international events will be held next week to improve the lives of refugees and asylum seekers.

14 September 2016

World summit is "turning point" for humanitarian affairs

The first World Humanitarian Summit was a “turning point” in the way the world works to alleviate the suffering of millions, the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said as the summit came to an end. Members of the Anglican Communion were amongst those present for the summit in Instanbul, Turkey.

25 May 2016

"When NGO's leave, faith communities remain", World Humanitarian Summit hears

There needs to be a greater involvement of local and national organisations in policy and decision making process if the world’s humanitarian response is to move from “delivering aid” to “ending need” – that was the message of ACT Alliance general secretary John Nduna to the World Humanitarian Summit today in Istanbul, Turkey.

23 May 2016

Statement from the Anglican Communion delegation at UN-CSW60

The Anglican Communion delegation at the 60th meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UN-CSW60) have issued a statement, which begins: “We . . . have experienced a deep sisterhood in our time together. Our sisterhood is built on mutual respect and love, and the relationships in Christ we have with each other.”

22 March 2016

"Cultures and societies are lifted up by empowering women" - Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

“The key to eradicating most poverty on the planet, aside from programs that help, aside from economic development, which is all obvious, the key is to be found in women,” [Episcopal Church] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry said in a sermon this week preached in honour of the Episcopal and Anglican women gathered in New York City for the 60th annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

22 March 2016

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.