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United Nations hears of Anglican Communion Churches’ active role in tackling climate change

The role of the church in tackling climate change was highlighted during a televised discussion from the UN Head Office in New York yesterday.

07 June 2019

International Anglican Environment network encourages churches to tackle air pollution

Churches around the world are encouraged to support a call to action to tackle air pollution, the focus for 2019s World Environment Day.

05 June 2019

Anglican Communion Office programme directors report progress to ACC members

Directors of programme areas at the Anglican Communion Office have reported on their activity over the past three years to ACC members.

10 May 2019

Anglican and Episcopal UN CSW delegates open second week with evensong in New York

The Anglican Communion and the US-based Episcopal Church have delegations at the UN Commission on the Status of women meeting.

20 March 2019

World Council of Churches’ environment specialist among 157 killed in plane crash

WCC environment expert Norman Tendis is amongst 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near Addis Ababa on Sunday.

12 March 2019

Female Anglican voices to be heard at United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is taking a delegation to the 63rd meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

27 February 2019

OHCHR Committee to hear of Anglican efforts to combat human trafficking around the world

Efforts by Anglicans to tackle human trafficking in Ghana, Hong Kong, the US and the UK will be reported to the UN in Geneva this week.

19 February 2019

Anglican Communion appoints Jillian Abballe to be UN Advocacy Officer in New York

The team at the Anglican Communion Office at the UN has been strengthened with the appointment of Jillian Abballe as Advocacy Officer.

23 January 2019

More than 2,000 people killed or missing in seaborne European migration attempts

The IOM has said that some 2,133 people seeking asylum have been killed or gone missing this year while trying to reach Europe by sea.

07 December 2018

Know your HIV status: message from Anglican leaders on 30th World Aids Day

Anglican and Christians from other Churches are marking the 30th annual World Aids Day by promoting the importance of HIV testing.

30 November 2018