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Anglican Church of Ceylon calls for urgent action from UN Human Rights Council

The Anglican Church of Ceylon, with the support of the Anglican Communion Office at the UN, calls on action from the Human Rights Council.

24 September 2021

South Sudanese Church leaders shifts sexual violence stigma from victims to perpetrators

Christian leaders in South Sudan join forces in statement to mark the International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

18 June 2021

Young Anglicans urged to register for global environment event

Call for Anglican young people to participate in pre-COP26 “Youth 4 Climate: Driving Ambition” global environmental event in Milan, Italy

22 February 2021

Japanese Anglicans and ecumenical groups welcome UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

Religious leaders in Hiroshima and Nagasaki urge Japanese government to support Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

22 February 2021

United Nations’ Member States adopt political declaration on Status of Women

Member States adopt political declaration at a meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women included prayers written by members of the Anglican Communion delegation who were unable to travel to New York because of the COVID-19 virus.

17 March 2020

Anglican Communion advocacy manager receives United Nations award

A member of the Anglican Communion Office at the United Nations was awarded a Spirit of the United Nations award last week

30 October 2019

World’s churches highlight plight of innocent fleeing violence in Syria

Speaking on behalf of churches across the world, WCC General Secretary has called for an end to the violence in north-east Syria.

17 October 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

Disability advocates call for inclusive action by UN for refugees

Church disability advocates have called for further action from the United Nations (UN) to protect people with disabilities in areas of conflict.

09 August 2019

Supreme court justice becomes Ghana’s first female lay cathedral canon

A justice of the Supreme Court in Ghana is to become the first female and lay Canon of the Church of St Peter in the Diocese of Koforidua.

26 July 2019