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Anglican bishops and clergy back youth Climate Strike

Bishops from the Anglican Communion gave their support to the Global Climate Strike protest, inspired by teenage activist Greta Thunberg.

24 September 2019

States must listen to churches over peace-building

Governments should acknowledge role of churches in peace-building, according to the Anglican Communion’s representative at the UN.

18 September 2019

Churches urged to join in World Day of Prayer for Creation

Green Anglicans are urging churches to mark the start of the 'Season of Creation' by joining the World Creation Day of Prayer (01/09/2019)

15 August 2019

Nominations sought for women advocates to attend UN event in 2020

The search is on for women from across the Anglican Communion to attend the 64th Session of the UNCSW, to be held in New York in March 2020.

15 August 2019

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