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7th World Water Forum

Civil society organizations ‘co-opted’ into fold

Problematic ‘solutions’ offered by corporate organizations to water crisis, according to Ecumenical Water Network coordinator. read more »

May 15, 2015

Halt illicit financial flows

Developing, emerging countries lose trillion dollars annually

Global Financial Integrity reports developing world loses 11 times more money to corruption, tax evasion than it receives in official aid. read more »

December 18, 2014

2 Ethnic Local Church grants awarded

Climate, indigenous peoples focal points of social-justice agency fall meeting

Agency chief executive identifies 7 future concerns mandate must address. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 02, 2014

Summer interns travel to Church Center for U.N.

Sustainable development trip’s theme

Importance of U.N. ministry underscored by discussion of variety of stakeholders, laws sustainable development entails. read more »

by Michael Moore
on July 22, 2014

A ‘United Methodology’

A commentary on Infopoverty 2014

High-school freshman learns how UMC leads fight to improve lives of millions of people around the world. read more »

by Jake Bennett
on April 22, 2014

New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

A security trap

Discussions about human security point to dilemmas

What vulnerabilities must we acknowledge as common so that we can address them together? read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on November 19, 2013

Next world’s development agenda

High-level panel releases recommendations

Call for new global partnership to eradicate poverty, transform economies through sustainable development. read more »

June 06, 2013

Reverse Trick-or-Treating

Hundreds of groups of Trick-or-Treaters in the United States and Canada will unite to help: END poverty among cocoa farmers END forced/abusive child labor in the cocoa industry PROMOTE Fair Trade PROTECT the environment Happy Halloween! Hand out Fair Trade chocolate to Trick-or-Treaters, knowing you are helping to support... read more »

Placemats make point on food rights

World Food Day is Oct. 16

Church World Service is promoting 'Share a Meal' project in cooperation with partners, including United Methodist Women, General Board of Church & Society and Church Women United. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on October 04, 2012

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