Rich countries like the UK have to redouble their efforts to reduce greenhouse emissions and must aim to make cuts of at least 80 per cent by 2050, says Christian Aid, responding to the latest UN global warming report.
Global politicians need new resolve to pressure the Sudanese government to end the Darfur tragedy. Trade is one of the levers they can use, says Christian Aid's regional manager. A peace deal must address underlying causes of conflict.
Concerned stockholders have a chance to pressure the Sudanese gvernment to stop the killing in Darfur through responsible economic action, argues the general secretary of the National Council of Churches USA.
Religious communities can and do make a positive contribution to peace and justice in Africa, say diplomatic representatives meeting with Nordic church leaders at an interfaith meeting on women's development priorities.
The head of the World Council of Churches has sent a strongly-worded letter to the Turkish government after three Christians were murdered by extremists in Malatya earlier this month. Other abuses are cited.
Clare Short MP, the former Secretary of State for International Development, has spoken of her belief that the world’s richest countries are collaborating in slavery today in the same way Christian Churches collaborated in the Slave Trade over 200 years ago.